IND vs ENG: Mohammad Siraj said about Sledging – ‘Ben Stokes abused me’


New Delhi: On the first day of the fourth Test between India and England (IND vs ENG), there was a clash between Team India captain Virat Kohli and English all-rounder Ben Stokes. Stokes had said something to Mohammed Siraj after the 13th over of England’s first innings.

The debate in Virat-Stokes

Virat Kohli did not like this attitude of Ben Stokes. After this, these two players clashed with each other. The umpires pacified both star players as the matter progressed. Stokes, however, did not agree after this and began to sledge Mohammed Siraj.

‘Stokes has abused’

After the end of the first day’s play, when Siraj was asked about this incident, he said, “Australia, India, wherever I bowl, I put my 100% emphasis on bowling. On every ball I tell myself, ‘Bowle right’. When Ben Stokes abused me, I told this to Virat Bhai. Virat Bhai again handled the case.

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This was how Siraj’s plan

Regarding the match plan, Siraj said, it was a batting wicket, my plan was to be patient and wait for the ball that came in. Virat was saying so, when we took 2 wickets early, rotation is important. When 2 overs were bowled, Virat asked Ishant to replace him at the other end in the morning. I got more movement from there.

Siraj burns in Ahmedabad

Mohammed Siraj showed his pace bowling on the spin track. He took 2 wickets in the first innings of the match. Siraj dismissed key batsmen like Jonny Bairstow and Joe Root. He appeared as an assistant to Indian spinners and worked to reduce the burden of Ashwin, Akshar and Sundar.


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