With his maiden international wicket of Kane Williamson to show for it, Siraj finally has something to be happy about. However, after figures of 1/53, Munro’s century becomes the highlight of New Zealand’s 40-run victory.Siraj’s misery does not end there; in his next two Twenty20 Internationals, which he plays over the course of four months, he scores figures of 1/45 and 1/50 against Bangladesh and Sri Lanka, respectively.
Two years later, Siraj set an unwelcome record in his ODI debut when Australia defeated India by 76 runs.On debut, it is the second-most expensive Indian figure, and from there, a nearly never-ending wait begins.Siraj hasn’t played in an ODI for India in over three years.By pushing Ishant Sharma out of the top three and forming India’s renowned pace bowling top three with Jasprit Bumrah and Mohammed Shami between then and now, he has already established himself as a star Test performer.In only his third Test.
More importantly, India has received the quotient that they have been lacking from Siraj.a fast bowler who excels at bowling with pace in the middle overs.As the third genuine pacer for Pakistan, Haris Rauf has done a fantastic job, and Chris Woakes or Mark Wood are the options for England.Given that the hit-the-deck bowler consistently hits the hard length, Siraj may be India’s final hope.His four terminations were distinct from one another.
By a seamed-away ball.Evidently, Phillips was caught off guard.Mitchell Santner was rushed on due to Jimmy Neesham’s slower, angled delivery.Siraj will make the opposition dance to his tunes if you give him even the slightest favorable circumstance.
The ups and downs Siraj has experienced throughout his career are evident.He has lost runs in the IPL at a rate of almost nine runs per over, but in six seasons, he has won several matches.Siraj used an unheard 3/8 spell to kill Kolkata Knight Riders in Abu Dhabi.It is evident that Sheikh Zayed Stadium is not the same as McLean Park in Napier, and even back then, Siraj was the first bowler in the IPL to bowl two first overs in a match, choking KKR’s innings.
The worst that can happen is that.Going after wickets with every ball is not aggressive play.It all comes down to how you act, what you say, and how you move.We will continue this and be aggressive as a bowling team in the future.At the same time, we will select bowlers who can intimidate batsmen when necessary. Hardik stated in response to a Hindustan Times inquiry at the post-match press conference.
He has let his feelings run wild, wept during the national anthem, suffered a significant personal loss when the biggest moment of his career knocked on his door, invited teammates home and served biryani, and occasionally pulled off a celebration similar to Cristiano Ronaldo when picking up a wicket.RCB’s Mike Hesson had told HT prior to this year’s IPL that Siraj’s energy was contagious even when he wasn’t playing, and that it was a little unfortunate that he hadn’t been able to replicate his Test success in white-ball cricket.Tuesday, when he contributed to New Zealand’s collapse by taking eight wickets for thirty runs, may have sparked that shift in fortunes.
About Aditya Bhattacharya Aditya Bhattacharya is a seasoned online sports journalist who focuses primarily on cricket.He has reported on several national Ranji Trophy and Vijay Hazare tournaments, as well as the ICC Cricket World Cup 2019 in England and the ICC World T20 in India in 2016.Aditya spends his free time straddling binge-watching and shadow-practicing .