Mohammad Siraj once again showcased his exceptional fielding skills during the first Test match between India and West Indies in Dominica. In the 28th over of the match, Siraj delivered a breathtaking fielding display that left cricket enthusiasts in awe. As Jermaine Blackwood faced a delivery from Ravindra Jadeja, attempting to score big, he aimed to hit the ball towards long off.
However, the shot resulted in the ball soaring towards mid-off. Reacting swiftly, Mohammad Siraj sprang into action, leaping and diving with remarkable agility to grasp the ball with one hand, making an incredible catch. Witnessing Siraj’s outstanding catch, the Indian team players expressed their delight. Siraj lay on the ground after securing the catch, having achieved a crucial breakthrough for India.
Here is the video of the catch from Mohammed Siraj:
Mohammed Siraj takes a flying stunner. pic.twitter.com/wBW5vo1rya
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Is it a bird? It is a plane? It’s Mohammed Siraj pic.twitter.com/YcAGD1WmxP
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Following the wicket, the first session of the day concluded. West Indies had scored 68 runs for the loss of 4 wickets in 28 overs during this session. The Windies team found themselves in a challenging situation at that moment. It remains to be seen how they will stage a comeback in the match.
Mohammad Siraj’s exceptional fielding not only demonstrated his agility and skills but also played a significant role in providing a breakthrough for the Indian team. As the match progresses, cricket fans eagerly anticipate further displays of talent and determination from both sides.
West Indies (Playing XI): Kraigg Brathwaite (c), Tagenarine Chanderpaul, Raymon Reifer, Jermaine Blackwood, Alick Athanaze, Joshua Da Silva (wk), Jason Holder, Rahkeem Cornwall, Alzarri Joseph, Kemar Roach, Jomel Warrican
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India (Playing XI): Rohit Sharma (c), Yashasvi Jaiswal, Shubman Gill, Virat Kohli, Ajinkya Rahane, Ravindra Jadeja, Ishan Kishan (wk), Ravichandran Ashwin, Shardul Thakur, Jaydev Unadkat, Mohammed Siraj