Mohammed Shami and Mohammed Siraj ripped by way of Australia’s batting line-up.© Twitter
Mohammed Shami and Mohammed Siraj ripped by way of Australia’s batting line-up as India received the primary ODI on the Wankhede Stadium in Mumbai on Friday, regardless of a couple of hiccups within the batting division. Shami and Siraj had picked up three wickets apiece to limit Australia to a paltry whole of 188, after Hardik Pandya had opted to bowl. Chasing a goal of 189, KL Rahul slammed an unbeaten 75 to assist India beat Australia by 5 wickets to go 1-0 up within the sequence.
After the match, the BCCI shared a video of a candid chat between the 2 speedsters, and Shami took this as a possibility to ask Siraj about his Cristiano Ronaldo-like ‘Siuuu’ celebration.
“I have a question for you as well. Can you tell us what is the secret behind your celebration,” Shami requested Siraj in a video uploaded on Bcci.tv
Siraj replied: “My celebration is simple. I’m a fan of Cristiano Ronaldo so I try to follow him. When i castle a batter, I celebrate the wicket in that fashion, but if he is caught at fine leg or similar fielding position I don’t do it.”
Shami, nevertheless, had an attention-grabbing piece of recommendation for Siraj.
“Ek advice hain, acha baat hain aap kisi k fan hain. As a fast bowler aapko yeh jumpo se thoda sa duur rehna chahiye.” (I need to provide you with an recommendation. It’s good that you’re somebody’s fan. But as a quick bowler it’s worthwhile to preserve your self away from such jumps)
Getting again to the match, India had been in bother at 39-4 whereas chasing a goal of 189.
However, Rahul stayed calm and placed on key partnerships together with an unbeaten 108-run stand with Ravindra Jadeja, who made 45, to realize victory in 39.5 overs.
The second ODI is on Sunday in Visakhapatnam.
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