Mohammed Siraj gets EMOTIONAL on his debut - WATCH VIDEO

Mohammed Siraj, right-arm medium pacer from Hyderabad, got emotional during the second T20 International between India and New Zealand

Debutant Mohammed Siraj, right-arm fast-medium pacer from Hyderabad, got emotional during the second T20 International between India and New Zealand at the Saurashtra Cricket Association Stadium in Rajkot on November 4. The son of an auto-rickshaw driver, Mohammed Siraj could not hold back his tears as soon as he stepped onto the field for the first time as a member of Indian Cricket Team playing XI donning the Indian jersey. The incident happened just after the Indian national anthem.

Siraj did not get a wicket in his first spell but made New Zealand skipper Kane Williamson his first scalp in the 15th over when he was brought back into the attack. Williamson is also his Sunrisers Hyderabad teammate in Indian Premier League (IPL) 2017.

Mohammed Siraj found his place in the playing XI after he replaced Ashish Nehra who retired from all forms of cricket on November 1 during the 1st T20I between India and New Zealand at Feroz Shah Kotla in New Delhi.

Earlier, Mohammed Siraj made it to the headlines after he was bought by Sunrisers Hyderabad in Indian Premier League season 10 for Rs 2.6 crore.

HERE IS THE VIDEO:

Meanwhile, New Zealand skipper Kane Williamson elected to bat against India in the second T20 International.

India are 1-0 up in the three-match series after winning the opening tie at the Ferozshah Kotla in Delhi on Wednesday.

Teams:

India: Virat Kohli (Captain), Rohit Sharma, Shikhar Dhawan, Mahendra Singh Dhoni (WK), Shreyas Iyer, Hardik Pandya Bhuvneshwar Kumar, Yuzvendra Chahal, Axar Patel, Jasprit Bumrah, Mohammed Siraj.

New Zealand: Kane Williamson (Captain), Martin Guptill, Colin Munro, Tom Bruce, Glenn Phillips (WK), Henry Nicholls, Colin de Grandhomme, Mitchell Santner, Adam Milne, Ish Sodhi, Trent Boult.

    Related Posts
    IPL 2018, SRH vs CSK, Qualifier 1: MS Dhoni Displays Poor Wicket-Keeping, Misses Easy Run-Out Chance
    IPL 2018, SRH vs CSK, Qualifier 1: MS Dhoni Displays Poor Wicket-Keeping, Misses Easy Run-Out Chance

    IPL 2018, SRH vs CSK, Qualifier 1: Sunrisers Hyderabad set 140-run target for Chennai Super Kings after being asked to bat first by MS Dhoni at Wankhede Stadium

    IPL 2018: Harbhajan Singh Not Given A Single Over By MS Dhoni, Tweeple Declare Him Specialist Batsman
    IPL 2018: Harbhajan Singh Not Given A Single Over By MS Dhoni, Tweeple Declare Him Specialist Batsman

    IPL 2018, SRH vs CSK, Qualifier 1: Not giving Harbhajan Singh even one over raises questions at MS Dhoni's strategy against Sunrisers Hyderabad

    ×Close
    ×Close