Mohammed Siraj has been chosen within the 15-member India squad to face West Indies within the upcoming Take a look at sequence. Siraj was rewarded together with his maiden Take a look at call-up after his spectacular present for India A.
Siraj was part of India A squad which travelled to England previous to the Take a look at sequence. Siraj, who has already performed three T20I matches for India, has persistently carried out with 40 wickets in England and at house lately.
“It’s a dream come true for me. I wished to characterize my nation in Assessments and I knew I can impress the selectors sometime. I’m so pleased. I’ve carried out properly for India A lately and had an concept about my choice within the take a look at workforce,” Siraj mentioned in an interview with Occasions of India.
Siraj revealed how former Indian skipper MS Dhoni helped him take his recreation to a notch above the remaining. The 24 year-old recalled how Dhoni helped him when he was going for loads of runs throughout his debut T20I recreation towards New Zealand.
“Batsmen ke footwork ko dhyaan se dekh aur fir line aur size change kario (Watch the batsman’s footwork carefully after which change the road and size accordingly),” Siraj mentioned recalling the dialog with Dhoni, which he reckons modified his recreation perpetually. “His pep discuss has helped me take my recreation to a different degree,” he added.
Siraj is now trying ahead to the problem within the whites and hopes to copy his India A heroics for the nationwide aspect towards Jason Holder’s males. “I’ve carried out properly for India A lately and wish to carry ahead that momentum towards the West Indies,” the pacer concluded.
India will play two Take a look at matches towards West Indies with the primary one to be staged in Rajkot from October four.