New Delhi. Team India started the year 2023 in the best way. India first won the T20 and ODI series against Sri Lanka. Under the captaincy of Rohit Sharma, the team has also started with a win in the ODI series against New Zealand (IND vs NZ). India defeated the Kiwi team by 12 runs in the first match. On the basis of Shubman Gill’s 208 runs, the Indian team scored 349 runs in the first game. In response, the New Zealand team got out after scoring 337 runs on the second ball of the 50th over. Fast bowler Mohammed Siraj was playing for the first time in his home ground Hyderabad. He took 4 wickets for 46 runs while performing well.
After the match, BCCI has shared a video of Mohammad Siraj’s mother. In this, she is saying that she wants her son to continue performing well and play in the World Cup as well. In the video, Siraj said that I was playing the first international match on my home ground. Family has come here. So I feel good. After this, praising his friend and brother Siraj, said that today both his dreams have come true. His first dream was to play for India and the second dream was to play in Hyderabad. His brother said that we were waiting for this moment for a long time.
Grandma also reached the stadium
His grandmother had also reached the stadium to watch the match of Mohammad Siraj. Mother said that she wants my son to keep illuminating the name of Team India like this. It is known that Michael Bracewell and Mitchell Santner almost brought New Zealand back in the match by sharing a partnership of more than 150 runs, but Siraj not only dismissed Santner in the 46th over but also took 2 wickets in 2 consecutive balls. No runs were scored on his 39 balls in 10 overs.
— BCCI (@BCCI) January 18, 2023
FIRST PUBLISHED : January 19, 2023, 06:30 IST