Mohammed Siraj, India vs Sri Lanka Final: Mohammad Siraj created history in the final of 2023 Asia Cup. Siraj single-handedly destroyed the Sri Lankan batting with his lethal bowling. Siraj created history by taking five wickets in just 16 balls. This has happened only for the second time in the history of international cricket.
Siraj took five wickets for the first time in ODI
Mohammad Siraj did wonders in the final match against Sri Lanka. For the first time in ODI cricket, Siraj took five wickets. In the final, Siraj has so far sent Pathum Nissanka, Kusal Mendis, Sadira Samarawickrama, Charith Asalanka, Dhananjay de Silva and Dasun Shanaka to the pavilion. Till the time of writing the news, Siraj has taken 6 wickets for 21 runs with one maiden in seven overs.
This happened only for the second time in the history of international cricket.
Siraj created history in the final match against Sri Lanka. Siraj took five wickets in just 16 balls. This has happened only for the second time in the history of international cricket. Earlier, former great Sri Lankan fast bowler Chaminda Vaas had taken five wickets in 16 balls against Bangladesh in 2003. Now Siraj has equaled Vaas’s world record. In this way Siraj has become the fastest Indian bowler to take five wickets.
Siraj became the first Indian to take four wickets in an over
Siraj has created history by taking four wickets in one over against Sri Lanka. He has become the first Indian bowler to take four wickets in an over in ODI cricket. He is the second bowler in the world to do so. Before him, only former great Sri Lankan bowler Lasith Malinga had achieved the feat of taking four wickets in an over in ODI.