While the Indian T20 cricket workforce members are gearing for the World Cup in Australia, quick bowler Mohammed Siraj is honing his expertise within the County Championship for Warwickshire. The 28-year-old pacer has to date performed 13 Tests, 10 ODIs and 5 T20Is are is among the greatest tempo prospects within the nation. He was a part of the ODI collection that India performed in Zimbabwe and West Indies. Siraj is presently enjoying his first match for Warwickshire towards Somerset in County Championship Division One in Birmingham.
On Day 1 of the match, Siraj impressed together with his bowling and gave his workforce the primary breakthrough within the tenth over, when he scalped the wicket of Somerset opener Imam-ul-Haq. The 26-year-old Pakistan batter has performed 16 Tests, 54 ODIs, two T20Is and is taken into account a vivid expertise. On Monday, nevertheless, he couldn’t decipher Siraj’s shifting ball and ended up getting caught behind.
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Recently, Siraj stated that he was consciously wanting a enhancing his consistency together with his line and size, reasonably than fascinated about wickets.
“In West Indies and England also I bowled well, my rhythm was good in the first match as well, so my plan was to hit an area consistently without worrying whether I will get wickets or not,” Siraj, who took one wicket for 16 runs in eight overs, stated within the post-match press convention.
With 40 wickets in 13 Tests, Siraj has impressed in red-ball cricket however he lacked consistency in white-ball recreation. Asked if he had made any modifications for white-ball cricket, Siraj stated: “I just kept belief on myself, because ups and downs are part of everyone’s life, so I just kept belief that I can do it no matter if it is a white ball or red ball.
“So simply wished to maintain hitting the proper areas and bowl dot balls to construct up strain on the opposition. Starting with the brand new ball, I went for wickets a couple of instances however as you understand white ball does not swing a lot, so I used to be planning to persistently hit one space and bowl maiden overs.”
With PTI inputs
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