Mohammed Siraj

Mohammed Siraj - India Cricketer
Name
Mohammed Siraj
Nationality
indIndia
Position
Bowler
Current Team
India
Leagues
ICC Cricket World Cup
Born
March 13, 1994
Age
29

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Mohammed Siraj Profile

Mohammed Siraj, the Hyderabad-born fast bowler, has rapidly emerged as one of India’s promising pace prospects. Bursting onto the scene with his impressive performances for Royal Challengers Bangalore in the IPL, Siraj’s journey from playing tennis ball cricket to donning the Indian jersey is nothing short of inspirational.
His ability to swing the ball both ways, combined with a fierce pace, sets him apart. Notably, his Test debut against Australia in 2020 showcased his mettle, where he led the Indian pace attack in the absence of senior bowlers. Siraj’s dedication to the game is evident from his decision to stay with the team in Australia despite his father’s demise.
As he continues to evolve, cricket enthusiasts eagerly await more match-winning spells from this rising star.

Mohammed Siraj Stats

Mohammed Siraj Batting Career Summary

Format Mat Inns NO Runs HS Ave BF SR 100s 50s 4s 6s Ct St
Test 21 28 11 80 16* 4.7 190 42.1 0 0 9 2 10 0
ODI 24 10 5 30 9 6 64 46.87 0 0 2 0 5 0
T20I 8 1 0 5 5 5 7 71.42 0 0 1 0 2 0
FC 61 78 19 426 46 7.22 831 51.26 0 0 52 12 16 0
List A 69 38 17 168 36* 8 237 70.88 0 0 16 3 11 0
T20 119 31 16 125 14* 8.33 150 83.33 0 0 14 2 37 0

Mohammed Siraj Bowling Career Summary

Format Mat Inns Balls Runs Wkts BBI BBM Ave Econ SR 4w 5w 10w
Test 21 39 3275 1784 59 5/60 8/126 30.23 3.26 55.5 4 2 0
ODI 24 24 1118 891 43 4/32 4/32 20.72 4.78 26 2 0 0
T20I 8 8 192 294 11 4/17 4/17 26.72 9.18 17.4 1 0 0
FC 61 110 10448 5498 219 8/59 11/136 25.1 3.15 47.7 17 7 2
List A 69 69 3200 2708 124 5/37 5/37 21.83 5.07 25.8 4 3 0
T20 119 118 2532 3472 142 4/17 4/17 24.45 8.22 17.8 5 0 0

Mohammed Siraj Recent Matches

Format Opponent Venue Date
Test Australia Melbourne December 26 – 29, 2020
ODI Australia Adelaide January 15, 2019
T20I New Zealand Rajkot November 04, 2017

Debut of Mohammed Siraj

Format Match Details Date Ground
Test India vs Australia February 09 – 11, 2023 Nagpur
ODI Sri Lanka vs India July 18, 2021 Colombo (RPS)
T20I India vs England March 14, 2021 Ahmedabad
FC Mumbai vs Delhi December 15 – 18, 2010 Delhi
List A Mumbai vs Gujarat February 11, 2010 Ahmedabad
T20 Mumbai vs Hyderabad March 13, 2010 Indore

World Cup Performances – Early Days

  • Mohammed Siraj has not been mentioned to have played in any of the World Cup tournaments as of the data available from the provided links.

Notable Achievements

  • Siraj made a significant impact in the 2016-17 Ranji Trophy season, guiding Hyderabad to the quarter-finals and finishing as the third leading wicket-taker with 41 wickets from nine matches.
  • He was bought by Sunrisers Hyderabad for the 10th edition of the IPL for a whopping INR 2.6 crores from a base price of just 20 lakhs.
  • Siraj has been a consistent performer in the IPL, with notable performances for both Sunrisers Hyderabad and Royal Challengers Bangalore.

Style of Play

Siraj is a right-arm fast-medium bowler known for his ability to generate pace and bounce. He has a knack for picking up wickets and has been a go-to bowler in death overs, especially in the IPL.

International Career

  • Test debut against Australia at Melbourne Cricket Ground on Dec 26, 2020.
  • ODI debut against Australia at Adelaide Oval on Jan 15, 2019.
  • T20 debut against New Zealand at Saurashtra Cricket Association Stadium on Nov 04, 2017.

IPL and Domestic Cricket Performances

Siraj started his IPL journey with Sunrisers Hyderabad and later moved to Royal Challengers Bangalore. He has been a consistent wicket-taker in the league. In domestic cricket, his breakthrough season was in 2016-17 when he was the third-highest wicket-taker in the Ranji Trophy.

Future Prospects

Siraj is seen as a promising talent for India, especially in the longer format of the game. His ability to swing the ball and pick crucial wickets makes him a valuable asset for the Indian cricket team.

Trivia

  • Siraj was a late bloomer, taking up serious cricket only in 2015.
  • Despite not being very tall, his ability to extract bounce from the pitch has impressed many cricket pundits.
  • He was termed as the ‘Hyderabad Express’ due to his pace and wicket-taking abilities in domestic cricket.

FAQs of Mohammed Siraj

Q1. When did Mohammed Siraj make his debut for the Indian cricket team?

A: Mohammed Siraj made his T20I debut against New Zealand at the Saurashtra Cricket Association Stadium on November 4, 2017. He later made his Test debut against Australia at the Melbourne Cricket Ground on December 26, 2020, and his ODI debut at the Adelaide Oval against Australia on January 15, 2019.

Q2. How did Mohammed Siraj rise to prominence in domestic cricket?

A: Mohammed Siraj had a standout performance in the 2016-17 Ranji Trophy season, where he was the third-highest wicket-taker, securing 41 wickets from nine matches. This performance played a pivotal role in propelling him into the limelight and earning him an IPL contract.

Q3. Which IPL teams has Mohammed Siraj played for?

A: Mohammed Siraj began his IPL journey with Sunrisers Hyderabad and later moved to Royal Challengers Bangalore, where he showcased his ability to be a consistent wicket-taker, especially in crucial situations.

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