Virat Kohli’s advice “You should be equally good with outswingers” to Siraj. Team India pacer Mohammed Siraj has revealed. Captain Virat Kohli asked him to work on his outswing bowling to make life tougher for the batters. Mohammed was one of the heroes of India’s victory at Lord’s. It is during the recent England tour. Also, claiming four wickets in both innings. Siraj blew England away with an inspired bowling effort on Day 5.
In an interview with Sportstar, Siraj hailed captain Kohli’s role in his success.
“’We know that you are really good with your inswingers. But to keep the batsmen guessing, you should be equally good with the outswingers.’ That’s what I have been working really hard and immensely pleased with the Lord’s spell,” Siraj said.
Whereas Siraj was the star performer at Lord’s. He might not duplicate his victory within the taking after Tests. Siraj looked a bit tired at Leeds and The Oval. Indicating on the England tour, the Hyderabad cricketer calls it a great experience. Siraj added that bowling with the senior pacers in the team was a big learning twist.
“I am glad that I could repose the faith of my captain Virat Bhai, head coach Ravi Shastri, the support staff, and the entire team. Definitely, bowling in tandem with big names like Shami Bhai, Ishant Bhai, and Jasprit bhai is a huge learning curve for me. They were so supportive and always came up with invaluable tips to keep improving my bowling,” Siraj said.
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Mohammed Siraj is vanishing to find a place in the 15-man squad for the T20 World Cup. Also, held in the UAE on October-November. Mohammed will next be seen in action for Royal Challengers Bangalore in the IPL 2021.
“We were confident, though not complacent. This team is on a high after the memorable series win in Australia. It is a team with complete balance in all departments. And, personally, for me it is a joy to be part of such a unit led by such an inspirational leader like Virat Bhai, Mohammed Siraj said.