Mohammad Siraj destroyed Sri Lankan batting in Asia Cup model.Image Credit supply: PTI
In the World Cup 2023, Team India has not solely destroyed the opposing groups with its sensational play however has additionally impressed everybody. Captains Rohit Sharma and Virat Kohli have been within the information probably the most however within the true sense, the actual stars have been the bowlers of Team India, particularly the quick bowlers. Jasprit Bumrah and Mohammed Shami particularly created hassle for the batsmen however Mohammed Siraj was not in full kind. That process was additionally accomplished at Mumbai’s Wankhede Stadium. Siraj, together with Bumrah, wreaked such havoc that the scorecard of the Sri Lankan staff began trying like a soccer match and never cricket. Along with this, each of them additionally made an important file collectively.
Batting first, Team India scored an enormous rating of 357 runs at Wankhede Stadium on Thursday 2nd November. Virat Kohli, Shreyas Iyer and Shubman Gill missed centuries. The batsmen made the followers current at Wankhede Stadium proud of their sturdy efficiency. Then it was the flip of the quick bowlers, who gave a great begin to Team India in each match of this World Cup. This time too the state of affairs was no totally different and Sri Lanka’s situation deteriorated within the preliminary balls itself.
Record made on first balls
Team India’s star quick bowler Jasprit Bumrah gave a sensational begin to Pathum Nissanka by getting him out LBW on the very first ball of the innings. Bumrah troubled Kusal Mendis so much within the subsequent 5 balls of this over. Then within the subsequent over, Mohammad Siraj took the brand new ball and did the identical feat which Bumrah had executed. Second opener Dimuth Karunaratne was additionally out LBW on the very first ball of Siraj. Sri Lanka misplaced its 2 wickets on the rating of simply 2 runs.
In this fashion each the pacers collectively made an incredible file. This occurred for the primary time within the historical past of ODI cricket, when each the opening bowlers took a wicket on their very first ball. Not solely this, for the primary time in ODI cricket, India dismissed each the openers with a ‘golden duck’ i.e. with out opening the account on the very first ball.
Siraj created panic in 7 balls
Siraj continued even after this feat. His 7 balls destroyed Sri Lanka’s prime order. Siraj additionally despatched Sadira Samarawickrama again to the pavilion on the fifth ball of the identical over. Siraj didn’t give any runs on this over and took 2 wickets. After this, Siraj returned within the fourth over and his second over and once more took a wicket on the primary ball. This time their sufferer Captain Kusal Mendis was additionally killed. In this fashion, Siraj took 2 wickets in simply 7 balls.
Remembered Asia Cup last
The impact of such a robust begin was that Sri Lanka’s rating turned 4-3, which appeared just like the rating of a soccer match. Not solely this, such a explosive begin by Siraj additionally reminded of the Asia Cup last held just a few weeks in the past. Team India additionally confronted Sri Lanka in that last performed in Colombo. Then Siraj single-handedly destroyed all the Sri Lankan staff. Siraj had taken 6 wickets for simply 21 runs and Sri Lanka was bundled out for simply 50 runs.