Mohammed Siraj: 3rd Leading Wicket-Taker In The Ranji Trophy And An Exquisite Indian Speedster

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Mohammed Siraj, Indian Cricketer: On March 13, 1994, Siraj came into the world. Currently, Mohammed is 28 years old. Siraj belongs to Hyderabad. At a very early age, Mohammed Siraj gained various opportunities though there is a long way to cover for Rahul.

He utilized all the opportunities to its fullest. Further to his batting style, Siraj follows a Right-handed batting style. However, for his bowling style, he follows a right-arm fast-medium. 

Mohammed Siraj
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Real NameMohammed Siraj
NicknameSiraj
ProfessionIndian cricketer
Date of Birth13 March 1994
Age (as in 2021)27 years old
Zodiac SignCapricorn
Birth PlaceHyderabad, Andhra Pradesh, India
NationalityIndian
ReligionIslam
CastNot Known
Home Town Hyderabad, Andhra Pradesh, India 
Marital StatusUnmarried
GirlfriendNot Available
Net worthINR 36 crores
SalaryINR 26,000,000
Height (approx.)5-911”(In Feet)
Weight (approx.)69kg

Mohammed Siraj earned numerous opportunities to participate in numerous domestic grounds tournaments and plays for different teams like Hyderabad, and Royal Challengers Bangalore (RCB), in Indian Premier League and on International Ground as a part of the Indian National Cricket Team. 

Profile

An untold aggregate prior to the 2016-17 season, Mohammed Siraj, established a name for himself in the cricket world. As he mentored Hyderabad to a quarter-final finish in the Ranji Trophy, by taking 41 wickets from 9 matches and accomplishing third rank as leading wicket-taker in the desired tournament. A late howler as per Indian cricketing guideline, Siraj paved his way to serious cricket in the 2015 season. 

His dedication towards his passion, fetched Mohammed Siraj an enormous remembrance and chance to become part of the Sunrisers Hyderabad franchise for the 10th edition of the Indian Premier League (IPL). However, not being that tall, Siraj’s talent to acquire speed while delivering and bounce amazed Tom Moody, the Coach, for Sunrisers Hyderabad.

Mohammed Siraj
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Mohammed Siraj played a planetoid role as the franchise outstretched the stunning blow stage of the tournament. As the demand for the right-arm fast bowler grew, his nominal base price of ₹20 lakhs went to a final winning bid of ₹2.6 crores. Ignoring the number of matches played by him, i.e. 6 matches, he took 10 wickets, however he was attained by Sunrisers Hyderabad lightly costly. 

However, the pacer missed out on the Ranji tournament that took place in 2017-18 and played only one tournament though he came back for the Vijay Hazare trophy and starred with the ball for Hyderabad. He took 23 wickets in 7 games which comprises 3-5 wicket hauls. The ‘Hyderabad Express’ also scampered out 10 wickets from five games in the Syed Mushtaq Ali tourney.

Indian Premier League (IPL) Statistics

The right-arm pacer, Mohammed Siraj caught the eyes of the audience during the 2017 Indian Premier League (IPL) auctions when Sunrisers Hyderabad raised a bid over him for ₹2.6 crore from a base price of ₹20 lakh. He didn’t centerpiece much as he received the opportunity to become part of only 6 tournaments, but he awestruck everyone by taking 10 wickets. However, his turbulent bowling nature toiled against him as they let him go for the next season. 

Mohammed Siraj
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Royal Challengers Bangalore (RCB) trying to shape a new team identified Siraj’s skills and bid over him in the 2018 mega auction. They beat four other franchises to take Mohammed Siraj under their wing at Bangalore for ₹2.6 crore. He did not begin the first few games but once picked he became Kohli‘s go-to death bowler and ended the season with 11 wickets and thus made sure he was retained for the following edition.

Batting statistics

As for his Indian Premier League (IPL), Mohammed Siraj got a chance to become part of the 52 Indian Premier League matches. He in total made 66 runs in 15 innings. Further, Siraj maintained a batting average in the Indian Premier League (IPL) of 13.2. As for his strike rate, Mohammed maintained a rate of 86.84. The highest score Mohammed has in the Indian Premier League (IPL) is 14 runs.

Bowling Statistics

As for his Indian Premier League, Siraj got a chance to become part of the 52 league matches. He delivered 1076 balls. Siraj performed for 52 innings. Further, Mohammed maintained a bowling average in the league of 28.7. In the 1076 balls, he took 53 wickets. Further, Mohammed made an economy rate of 8.48. 

Career Statistics

As for his Test series, Mohammed received an opportunity to become part of the 12 matches. He made 62 runs. In the Test series, he played for 17 innings. Further, Mohammed maintained a batting average in the series of 6.2. Moreover, in batting, he maintained a strike rate of 60.19. He delivered 2071 balls. In the 2071 balls, he took 36 wickets. Further, Rahul maintained his bowling average of 29.64. Moreover, Mohammed took five wickets in one inning. 

As for his One Day International (ODI) match, Mohammed received an opportunity to become part of the 4 matches. He made 7 runs in 2 innings. Further, Siraj maintained a batting average in the series of 3.5. As for his strike rate, he maintained it of 63.64. He delivered 216 balls.

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In the 216 balls, he took 5 wickets. Further, Mohammed maintained his bowling average of 33.8. Highest score of Rahul while batting is 4 runs. In bowling, he maintained an economy rate of 4.69.

As for his T20 series, Rahul received an opportunity to become part of the 5 matches. He delivered 120 balls in 5 innings. In the 120 balls, he took 5 wickets. Further, Mohammed maintained his bowling average of 41.8. Siraj maintained an economy rate of 10.45. 

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