Mohammed Siraj is the son of an autorickshaw driver in Hyderabad and he started to play cricket from seventh class. He grew as a seamer and was remarkably swift, he started bowled first time in 2015 with a cricket ball. Mohammed Siraj highest wicket is 5 in a test format and he played his first match against New Zealand in Indian T20 Jersey.
Siraj is a right-arm fast bowler and he has a depth run-up and a strong arm to deliver quick bouncer or bowl fast. Although in 2017 he got the opportunity to play IPL with Sunrise Hyderabad under the captaincy of David Warner. After that, he got a chance to play under the captaincy of Virat Kohli in Royal Challengers Banglore.
Mohammed Siraj Personal Information
Born – Mar 13, 1994 (29 years)
Birth Place – Hyderabad
Role – Bowler
Batting Style – Right-Handed Bat
Bowling Style – Right-arm fast-medium
Domestic Career of Mohammed Siraj
Siraj debuted on November 2015 in first-class cricket under the coaching of Karthik Udupa for Hyderabad in the Ranji Trophy tournament. In T20 cricket for Mushtaq Ali Trophy Siraj made his debut on January 2nd of 2016 and Mohammed Siraj highest wicket taker for Hyderabad with 41 wickets at an average of 18.92.
Siraj made his debut for Sunrise Hyderabad in 2017 in Indian Premier League for 2.6 crores. Then he got a chance to play with Royal Challengers Banglore in 2018 in IPL.
In 2018 February, he was the leading bowler with Mohammed Siraj highest wicket in the Vijay Hazare Trophy with a total of 23 dismissals in seven matches. Then he got named for India A’s squad Deodhar Trophy for 2018 -19.
With all his hard work, Siraj becomes the first bowler in history who can bowl back-to-back maiden overs in a single match of the Indian Premier League.
Mohammed Siraj International Career
In October 2017 he made his debut for Team India’s T20 International Squad against New Zealand.
On 26 October 2020, he played against Australia in a test series and Marnus Labuschagne is the first test wicket for Mohammed Siraj. In 2021 January against Australia Siraj took his first 5 haul of wickets in a test. Even Rohit Sharma highest score in test was also made against Australia.
Mohammed Siraj Career Stats of Bowling
Mohammed Siraj Batting Career Summary
Mohammed Siraj Highest fastest delivery is 145.5kmph with his strong action and arm.
Mohammed Siraj highest wicket in IPL is 78 wickets in 77 IPL innings with a strike rate of 20.33 and an average of 29.19.