Mohammed Siraj was spectacular throughout the ODI series against South Africa.
Came as a replacement for Jasprit Bumrah, Mohammed Siraj was declared man of the series in 3-match ODI series for his exceptional performance with the ball. In the third ODI, Siraj picked couple of wickets and became the top wicket-taker pacer of the series with 5 wickets.
After the match, Murli Kartik said Siraj “Miyan, kya bowling karte hain aap! Sahi bola mein Hyderabadi mein? (Some bowling you’ve been doing lately! Did I say it right in Hyderabadi?),” Kartik asked Siraj. “Bilkul Sir, (Absolutely Sir),” Siraj replied.
Performing against a good team gives him a lot of confidence. He had to take the responsibility. He tries to figure out the right lengths at the start of the innings. As a fast bowler he needs that fire and passion inside him. Happy with his performance, and happy to get this Player of the Series award, Siraj said after the game.