13 March 1994
Right Hand Bat
Right Arm Fast
Mohammed Siraj is a right-arm pacer and he is a prominent figure in Indian cricket across all formats. He was Born on March 13, 1994, he represents Hyderabad in domestic cricket and the Royal Challengers Bangalore in the IPL. His journey began with his first-class debut in November 2015 for Hyderabad in the Ranji Trophy. In January 2016, he made his Twenty20 debut in the Syed Mushtaq Ali Trophy and quickly became the leading wicket-taker for Hyderabad in the 2016–17 Ranji Trophy, with an impressive 41 wickets at an average of 18.92.
Siraj's consistent performances in domestic cricket earned him recognition. He was named in the India A squad for the 2018-19 Deodhar Trophy and represented India B the following year. His T20I debut came in November 2017 against New Zealand, followed by his inclusion in the T20I squad for the 2018 Nidahas Trophy.
Although he was named in India's Test squad in 2018, he didn't play until December 26, 2020, in the historic Boxing Day Test against Australia at the Melbourne Cricket Ground, which India won. While he faced challenges early in his international white-ball career, Siraj's hard work paid off, and he emerged as a key bowler in ODIs. On January 21, 2023, he reached the pinnacle, becoming the No. 1 ODI Bowler in the ICC ODI Rankings.
Mohammed Siraj was born in Hyderabad, Telangana. His father's name is Mohammed Gaus. who worked as an Auto Rickshaw Driver, and his mother's name is Shabana Begum. She is a Housewife. He has an older brother, Mohammed Ismail, who is an Engineer. Mohammed Siraj was raised in a religious Muslim family.
Mohammed Siraj Career
In his Test career to date, Mohammed Siraj has played 21 matches to date in his Test career and he took 59 wickets, with an average of 30.24, conceding nearly 3.27 runs per over with a best individual figure of 5 for 60.
In Mohammed Siraj's ODI career. He has played 33 matches to date in his ODI career and he took 57 wickets, with an average of 21.63, conceding nearly 5.03 runs per over with a best individual figure of 6 for 21.
Mohammed Siraj has played 8 matches to date in his T20 career and he took 11 wickets, with an average of 26.73, conceding nearly 9.19 runs per over with a best individual figure of 4 for 17.
Mohammed Siraj is currently ranked 33rd in the ICC Test bowling rankings with a total of 563 points. He holds the 3rd position in the ICC ODI bowling rankings with a total of 656 points.