Melbourne: In the Boxing Day Test played in Melbourne between India and Australia, Team India defeated Australia by 8 wickets. Mohammed Siraj (Mohammed Siraj) contributed to this victory of the Indian team, who made his debut in Test cricket from this match.
Debutant took 5 wickets for the first time in 7 years
Playing his first Test, Mohammed Siraj took five wickets in this match. With this, he has become the Indian debutant (player playing the first match), taking 5 wickets for the first time in 7 years. Earlier, Mohammed Shami had done this feat.
Also read- Boxing Day Test: Team India’s historic win in Melbourne, series 1-1
Siraj jerks 5 wickets in 36.3 overs
Siraj took five wickets in both innings, bowling a total of 36.3 overs. In the first innings, Siraj took 2 wickets for 40 runs in 15 overs, while in the second innings he took 3 wickets for 37 runs in 21.3 overs.
These Australian batsmen were out
Mohammed Siraj took the wicket of Cameron Green in both innings. Apart from this, Siraj also took the wicket of Marnus Labushain in the first innings. In the second innings, Siraj took the wicket of Trevid Head, Nathan Lyon besides Green.
Shami did amazing before Siraj
Before Siraj, Mohammed Shami took five wickets in his debut match for India in November 2013. Shami took nine wickets in his first Test against the West Indies. The funny thing is that Siraj got a chance in this match because of Mohammed Shami’s injury. Earlier, Ravichandran Ashwin made nine wickets against the West Indies in Delhi while making his debut in 2011.