Mohammed Siraj

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Mohammed Siraj
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Personal information
Full nameMohammed Siraj
Born (1994-03-13) 13 March 1994 (age 25)
Hyderabad, India
BattingRight-handed
BowlingRight-arm medium-fast
RoleBowler
International information
National side
Only ODI (cap 225)15 January 2019 v Australia
T20I debut (cap 71)4 November 2017 v New Zealand
Last T20I14 March 2018 v Bangladesh
Domestic team information
YearsTeam
2015–presentHyderabad
2017Sunrisers Hyderabad
2018–presentRoyal Challengers Bangalore
Career statistics
Competition FC LA T20I
Matches 25 32 3
Runs scored 171 110
Batting average 6.10 9.16
100s/50s 0/0 0/0 0/0
Top score 26 36*
Balls bowled 4,646 1,407 72
Wickets 112 56 3
Bowling average 20.73 24.28 49.33
5 wickets in innings 4 3 0
10 wickets in match 2 0 0
Best bowling 8/59 5/37 1/45
Catches/stumpings 4/– 2/– 1/–
Source: ESPNcricinfo, 3 July 2019

Mohammed Siraj (born 13 March 1994) is an Indian cricketer who plays for Hyderabad, Royal Challengers Bangalore and the India national cricket team.[1]

Early life[edit]

He was born on 13 March 1994 in Hyderabad. His father was an auto-rickshaw driver, and his mother was a housewife.[2]

Domestic career[edit]

Siraj made his first-class debut on 15 November 2015, playing for Hyderabad in the 2015–16 Ranji Trophy tournament.[3] He made his Twenty20 debut on 2 January 2016 in the 2015–16 Syed Mushtaq Ali Trophy tournament.[4] During the 2016–17 Ranji Trophy tournament, he was the highest wicket-taker for Hyderabad with 41 wickets at an average of 18.92.[5]

In February 2017, he was bought by the Sunrisers Hyderabad team for the 2017 Indian Premier League for 2.6 crores.[6] In January 2018, he was bought by the Royal Challengers Bangalore in the 2018 IPL auction.[7]

In February 2018, he was the leading wicket-taker in the 2017–18 Vijay Hazare Trophy, with 23 dismissals in seven matches.[8] In October 2018, he was named in India A's squad for the 2018–19 Deodhar Trophy.[9]

International career[edit]

In October 2017, he was named in India's Twenty20 International (T20I) squad for their series against New Zealand.[10] He made his T20I debut for India against New Zealand on 4 November 2017, taking the wicket of Kane Williamson, finishing with figures of 1 wicket for 53 runs from four overs.[11]

In February 2018, he was named in India's Twenty20 International (T20I) squad for the 2018 Nidahas Trophy.[12] In September 2018, he was named in India's Test squad for their series against the West Indies, but he did not play.[13] In December 2018, he was named in India's One Day International (ODI) squad for their series against Australia.[14] He made his ODI debut against Australia at the Adelaide Oval on 15 January 2019.[15][16]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Mohammed Siraj's swift rise up the Indian ranks". ESPN Cricinfo. Retrieved 23 October 2017.
  2. ^ Subrahmanyam, V. v (7 April 2017). "Siraj living life in the fast lane". The Hindu. ISSN 0971-751X. Retrieved 15 September 2019.
  3. ^ "Ranji Trophy, Group C: Services v Hyderabad (India) at Delhi, Nov 15-18, 2015". ESPN Cricinfo. Retrieved 13 December 2015.
  4. ^ "Syed Mushtaq Ali Trophy, Group A: Bengal v Hyderabad (India) at Nagpur, Jan 2, 2016". ESPN Cricinfo. Retrieved 10 January 2016.
  5. ^ "Hyderabad Ranji Trophy 2016-2017 Statistics". ESPN Cricinfo. Retrieved 23 March 2017.
  6. ^ "List of players sold and unsold at IPL auction 2017". ESPN Cricinfo. Retrieved 20 February 2017.
  7. ^ "List of sold and unsold players". ESPN Cricinfo. Retrieved 27 January 2018.
  8. ^ "Vijay Hazare Trophy, 2017/18:Most Wickets". ESPN Cricinfo. Retrieved 27 February 2018.
  9. ^ "Rahane, Ashwin and Karthik to play Deodhar Trophy". ESPN Cricinfo. Retrieved 19 October 2018.
  10. ^ "Iyer, Siraj called up for New Zealand T20Is". ESPN Cricinfo. Retrieved 23 October 2017.
  11. ^ "2nd T20I (N), New Zealand tour of India at Rajkot, Nov 4 2017". ESPN Cricinfo. Retrieved 4 November 2017.
  12. ^ "Rohit Sharma to lead India in Nidahas Trophy 2018". BCCI Press Release. 25 February 2018. Retrieved 25 February 2018.
  13. ^ "Indian team for Paytm Test series against Windies announced". Board of Control for Cricket in India. Retrieved 29 September 2018.
  14. ^ "India's ODI squad against Australia announced; squads for New Zealand tour declared". The Board of Control for Cricket in India. Retrieved 24 December 2018.
  15. ^ "India vs Australia: Mohammed Siraj makes ODI debut in Adelaide". The Indian Express. 15 January 2019. Retrieved 15 January 2019.
  16. ^ "Recent Match Report - Australia vs India 2nd ODI 2019 | ESPNcricinfo.com". ESPNcricinfo. Retrieved 15 January 2019.

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