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AUS vs IND: Sachin Tendulkar Decodes What Made Mohammed Siraj Excel On Day 1 Of 4th Test

AUS vs IND: Mohammed Siraj picked up one wicket in Australia’s first innings in Brisbane.© AFP

Sachin Tendulkar, whereas analysing Mohammed Siraj’s bowling, on Saturday mentioned that it was the Indian quick bowler’s capacity and never pitch that introduced the ball in on the opening day of the fourth Test at The Gabba. Siraj picked solely a wicket however was impactful together with his swing bowling towards Australia within the ongoing closing Test. He dismissed opener, David Warner, within the first over of the sport, shiowing why he was trusted to guide the assault after Jasprit Bumrah could not prepare for the sport regardless of making an attempt until the eleventh hour.


The legendary Indian batsman praised Siraj and defined how the Indian speedster was capable of bowl the inswing on day one of many fourth Test.

“When Mohammed Siraj was bowling, I had a couple of guys say that the ball hit the crack and it nipped back something which I observed was completely different. Mohammed Siraj, when he was bowling outswingers, (reflecting on the shiny surface of the ball) this is the shiny side and what he would do is he would get his fingers behind the ball and release it,” Tendulkar mentioned in a video posted on his Twitter deal with.

“So the seam is pointing towards first slip, or sometimes second slip, and when he wanted to bowl in cutter which moves off the seam, instead of going behind the ball he went off the pitch,” he added.


The former cricketer concluded by giving Siraj the complete marks for his bowling. “So I don’t think it happened off the crack. It was Siraj’s talent. His ability to bowl those in-cutters,” mentioned Tendulkar.

Rain washed off the ultimate session on Day 2 of the fourth Test between Australia and India at The Gabba on Saturday. India ended the day at 62/2 nonetheless trailing the hosts by 307 runs. 

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