Hyderabad : A big call for Hyderabad Based bowler Mohammed Siraj as he has been added to the Test squad for India’s tour of Australia.
Siraj was the Man of the Match against Kolkata Knight Riders (KKR) where he bowled a spell of 4-2-8-3. Siraj’s first three wickets came without conceding a run as he became the first bowler in IPL history to bowl two maidens in a single game. RCB restricted KKR to 84/8 and chased down the target in 13.3 overs.
Test squad: Virat Kohli (Capt), Mayank Agarwal, Prithvi Shaw, KL Rahul, Cheteshwar, Ajinkya(vc), Hanuma Vihari, Shubman Gill, Saha (wk), Rishabh Pant (wk), Bumrah, Mohd. Shami, Umesh Yadav, Navdeep Saini, Kuldeep Yadav, Ravindra Jadeja, R. Ashwin, Mohd. Siraj.