Indian pacer Mohammed Siraj, who made his Test debut in the course of the Boxing Day Test at Melbourne, received emotional when the nationwide Anthem was performed on the Sydney Cricket Ground on Thursday. The lanky quick bowler was seen getting emotional and wiping his tears rolling down his face when each groups lined up for his or her Anthems. His bowling companion Jasprit Bumrah tried to lighten him up.
The Hyderabad bowler, who misplaced his father in the course of the begin of the tour and didn’t return, has been distinctive with the ball in his debut Test match and has managed to get higher of David Warner on the SCG on Thursday as nicely. It was Siraj’s second over when he compelled Warner at hand a simple catch to Cheteshwar Pujara on the slip.
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With his excellent efficiency within the Boxing Day Test, he turned the primary debutant for India in seven years to select 5 wickets in a Test match when he completed the second Test match in opposition to Australia on the Melbourne Cricket Ground with a haul of 5 wickets for 77 runs in 36.3 overs.
Mohammed Shami, who Siraj changed on this Test, was the final India bowler to take no less than 5 wickets in a debut Test when he received a nine-wicket haul in opposition to West Indies in Kolkata in November 2013.
Meanwhile, Siraj was additionally seen getting emotional when he made his worldwide debut in the course of the second T20I in opposition to New Zealand in Rajkot in 2017. Siraj was picked within the beginning XI instead of Ashish Nehra who had introduced that he could be retiring from the sport after the primary T20I. The event appeared to have dawned on the then 23-year-old when he lined up with the remainder of the crew for the nationwide anthem. Videos confirmed that Siraj received emotional in direction of the tip of the nationwide anthem and was rubbing his eyes.