indian pacemaker Mohamed Siraj has revealed the bond the players share with Mukesh Kumar on the Indian team. Mohammed Siraj said that every time they come out, they keep pulling on Mukesh Kumar’s legs.
mukesh kumar he is the latest addition to the Indian team. The right arm pacer made his international debut in the second ongoing India vs West Indies Test. The 29-year-old pacer also grabbed 2 scalps in the match.
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Every time we go out, we keep pulling on Mukesh Kumar’s legs: Mohammed Siraj
While speaking in a BCCI video, Mohammed Siraj spoke about the hilarious bond the Indian pacers have within the team. Siraj said that every time they go out, they keep pulling on Mukesh Kumar’s legs.
“Every time we go out, we keep pulling his [ Mukesh Kumar] legs, ‘what’s going on at home?’ etc Fast bowlers, we always have a bond. We share and we get along,” said Mohammed Siraj.
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Heaping praise on the Bengal national pacemaker, Siraj said the former has performed well in the Ranji Trophy on difficult terrain and it is an achievement for him to perform on a flat course in Trinidad.
“Mukesh has been with us. He is not new to this. He has performed in the Ranji Trophy on some really tough terrain. It is not easy to take land in Ranji, there are some land even flatter than this. It is an achievement to perform there,” said Siraj.
So coming here, controlling your nerves and executing is not easy. It is his first match for India which is also a test match. It’s not easy to bowl these long periods and he bowls with a lot of intensity. It is not easy,” added the pacemaker from Hyderabad.
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The rookie chose two crucial grounds in the match. he fired kirk mckenzie with an advantage for goalkeeper Ishan Kishan. Later, he also trained Alick Athanaze with a BPN. Mohammed Siraj took the lead in the match, chasing down a five-wicket haul.
Meanwhile, India has gained full control in India vs West Indies 2nd Test. West Indies will be chasing a target of 365 runs on Day 5. They have 8 wickets on hand. Currently, they are 76-2 on the scoreboard.
However, rain affected the match on Day 4 and the last day may also witness rain. India leads the series 1-0 and will win the series even if the second test ends in a draw. India won the first test by one innings and 141 runs.