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AUS vs IND, 4th Test: Mohammed Siraj Claims Five Wickets, Gets A Warm Hug By Jasprit Bumrah And Praise On Social Media




Mohammed Siraj acquired applause from the cricket group for his maiden five-wicket haul in Test cricket. Siraj returned 5 for 73 within the second innings of India’s fourth Test in opposition to Australia at The Gabba in Brisbane and received a heat hug from Jasprit Bumrah as Siraj led the staff off the sector. Courtesy Siraj’s positive spell, Australia have been bundled for 294 within the second innings after scoring 369 of their first and set India 328 runs to win the Test and the sequence. Siraj dismissed key Australian batsmen David Warner, Marnus Labuschagne and Steve Smith, and together with Shardul Thakur (four for 61) helped India maintain a grip on the Test. “A standing ovation as Mohammed Siraj picks up his maiden 5-wicket haul,” wrote BCCI on Twitter as he posted a video of Siraj getting applauded by teammates. 

“Having to toil in first class cricket is so important. It shows in both, #siraj and #Shardulthakur performance. You could bowl spells after spells in test matches if you have done that regularly in domestic cricket. Well done to both of them!” tweeted former India cricketer Irfan Pathan. 

“You little ripper Siraj,” tweeted Mike Hesson, the director of cricket a Royal Challengers Bangalore, the staff Siraj performed for in Indian Premier League 2020. 

“Some of the best athletes are those who take the emotion out of their performance. They are mature performers, repeating skill irrespective of emotion of the moment. But after, emotion leaks out. We just saw both things with #Siraj” wrote former India lady cricketer Snehal Pradhan. 

Bumrah’s gesture as Siraj led the staff out of the bottom additionally made information. 

A Twitter person credited India captain Virat Kohli for giving Siraj a long term within the IPL. 

Siraj made his Test debut within the second Test of the sequence and has emerged because the chief of India’s tempo assault within the absence of senior bowlers Bumrah, Mohammed Shami, Umesh Yadav and Ishant Sharma.

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