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My Strategy Was To Bowl Constantly At One Spot: Mohammed Siraj | Cricket Information

IND vs BAN, 1st Check: Mohammed Siraj scalped three wickets on Day 2© AFP

Proper-arm quick bowler Mohammed Siraj on Thursday mentioned his strategy to bowl constantly at one spot yielded wealthy dividends for him within the opening Check in opposition to Bangladesh in Chattogram. The Indian bowling unit, led by left-arm spinner Kuldeep Yadav (4/33) and Siraj (3/14), lowered Bangladesh to 133 for 8 of their first innings at stumps on the second day on Thursday. India had posted 404 of their first innings. Siraj attributed his success to bowling constant line and size. “I am extra constant in pink ball as a result of it is all about concentrating on line and size. The credit score goes to all of the bowlers,” he mentioned within the press convention after second day’s play.

“My strategy was to bowl constantly at one place as a result of it’s such a wicket that if you happen to attempt extra there are probabilities to leak runs. My solely plan was to hit one spot and received profitable.” The 28-year-old mentioned a quick bowler must bowl stump-to-stump to get success in five-day cricket.

“I believe the extra you bowl stump line it’s higher, as a result of generally it’s getting decrease from there in addition to turning. For a quick bowler, it’s higher to bowl stump line as a result of then you’ll be able to have LBW probabilities,” he mentioned.

Siraj is understood for bowling with a wobble seam typically and the speedster mentioned he went for the choice after discovering that his deliveries stopped coming in 4 years in the past.

“In 2018, my balls stopped coming inside, I began bowling outswingers extra. I received confused why balls will not be coming in and that point I found wobble seam as a result of it’s tough for a batter to sort out an outswing that is available in.

“Wobble seam is a sort of an off-cutter and I received success with that,” he mentioned.

The Indian lower-order wagged admirably with Ravichandran Ashwin (58), Kuldeep (40) and Umesh Yadav (15 not out) placing up spectacular shows to take India previous the 400-run mark within the first innings.

“Runs from the lower-order is all the time good for the staff, so everyone seems to be displaying curiosity in follow periods. They (lower-order batters) wish to do effectively,” Siraj mentioned.

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