Mohammed Siraj played a crucial role in In the only their third Test win – after 1986 and 2014 – at Lord’s against England. The pacer bagged 8 wickets in the match – 4 in each innings – including the last nail in the coffin: wicket from James Anderson, the last man in England’s defense.
With two wickets in the 52nd over of England’s innings, Mohammed Siraj completed the historic victory. On the second ball of the over, Hyderabad’s sailor rejected Jos Buttler, who stood like a rock until 95 deliveries.
And finally, on the fifth ball, Mohammed Siraj, after softening Anderson with a short ball in the previous delivery, changes the angle to encircle the wicket and throws a length ball, which becomes straight as he hits the batsman. hitting the outside, hitting the top of the blunt. While in his celebration, Mohammed Siraj ran to the stumps and waved one of the jubilant scenes of the Lord.
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We had the conviction that we could catch them in 60 overs: Virat Kohli
India captain Virat Kohli said the team had the conviction that they could bowl England in 60 overs and he was proved correct by the four passes, plus Ravindra Jadeja’s bowling attack, while India had 8 overs left.
Earlier, it was an 89-run partnership between Jasprit Burman and Mohammed Shami that knocked England out of the match. The skipper also praised the character of Siraj for his relentless, energetic bowling while playing the great Lords for the first time.
“We had the conviction that we could catch them in 60 overs. Achieving a result in 60 overs is quite special. And especially with someone like Siraj who played at Lord’s for the first time and he bowled excellently. We decided 60 is our point. “Important breakthroughs with the new ball were the right start for us,” Kohli said after the game.