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Mohammed Siraj Full Biography, Records, Bowling, Height, Weight, Age, Wife, Family, & More



Mohammed Siraj Full Biography

The young quickie Mohammed Siraj came into the limelight after his outstanding Ranji trophy 2016-17 season where he took 41 and he was the highest wicket-taker for his team. Came from a poor family, Siraj’s father was the auto-rickshaw driver but he always wanted him to be successful.

After his successful Ranji season, he was immediately picked by home team Hyderabad in IPL 2018 for 2.6 crores. After his ordinary run in IPL, he was released by Hyderabad and later picked up Kohli’s Royal ChallangerBanglore. Since then he’s the main player of the squad and he’s Kohli’s go-to death bowler. In the first leg of IPL 2021, he was the most economical bowler of RCB.

In the recent tour of Australia, due to the injury of some senior fast bowlers. Siraj included in the playing eleven and impressed everyone with his sharpness in swinging deliveries. In the fourth test match of the series, he took a five-wicket haul and led the young Indian bowling attack very well. He was the real deal for steven smith where Siraj’s bouncer was a worry for smith. Since then there’s no way back.


Mohammed Siraj Basic Information

  • Name: Mohammed Siraj
  • Nickname: Miyan
  • Role: Bowler
  • Batting Style: Right-hand bat
  • Bowling Style: Right-arm fast-medium

Mohammed Siraj Physical Appearance

  • Height (approx.): 5 ft 10 inch
  • Weight (approx.): 67 kg
  • Eye Colour: Black
  • Hair Colour: Black

Personal Life of Mohammed Siraj

  • Date of Birth:13 march 1994
  • Age: 27 years
  • Birth Place: Hyderabad, India
  • Zodiac sign:
  • Nationality: Indian
  • School: n/a
  • College: Safa junior college, Nampally, Hyderabad
  • Educational Qualifications: 12th standard
  • Net Worth: $1 Million

Virat Kohli and Yuzi Chahal with the family of Mohammed Siraj

Mohammed Siraj Family & Religion

  • Father: Mohammed Ghouse
  • Mother: Shabana Begum
  • Brother: Mohammed Ismail
  • Sister: N/A
  • Coach/Mentor: Bharat Arun
  • Religion: Islam
  • Address: Hyderabad

Cricket Career of Mohammed Siraj

  • Test: Australia vs India at Melbourne – December 26 – 29, 2020
  • ODI: Australia vs India at Adelaide – January 15, 2019
  • T20: New Zealand vs India at Rajkot – November 04, 2017
  • Jersey Number:13
  • Domestic/State Teams: India A, Rcb, Hyderabad
  • Nature on the field: Aggressive

Batting Career

M Inn NO Runs HS Avg BF SR 100 200 50 4s 6s
Test 5 6 2 39 16 9.75 48 81.25 0 0 0 4 2
T20I 3
IPL 42 14 10 58 14 14.5 66 87.88 0 0 0 4 2

Bowling Career

M Inn B Runs Wkts BBI BBM Econ Avg SR 5W 10W
Test 5 10 962 452 16 5/73 6/150 2.82 28.25 60.12 1 0
ODI 1 1 60 76 0 0/76 0/76 7.6 0.0 0.0 0 0
T20I 3 3 72 148 3 1/45 1/45 12.33 49.33 24.0 0 0
IPL 42 42 872 1275 45 4/32 4/32 8.77 28.33 19.38 0 0

Source: Cricbuzz

Highlighted Records of Mohammed Siraj

  • Siraj ended up being the highest wicket-taker for Hyderabad and third-leading wicket-taker of the 2016 Ranji Trophy with 41 scalps in nine matches at an impressive average of 18.92.
  • He was roped in by Indian Premier League franchise Sunrisers Hyderabad for a whopping Rs. 2.6 crore which was 13 times his base price.
  • On 21 October 2020, Siraj became the first-ever bowler in IPL history to bowl two maiden overs in a single match.

Mohammed Siraj Preferences & Hobbies

  • Hobbies: Listening to Music
  • Favorite Cricketers: Virat Kohli
  • Most Favorite Sportspersons: Dale steyn
  • Favorite Food: Pizza
  • Favorite Color: Red

Mohammed Siraj Relationship Status

  • Marital Status: single
  • Wife: N/A
  • Marriage Date: N/A
  • Children: N/A

Mohammed Siraj Awards and Recognitions

  • Weeks after losing his father, young Indian pacer Mohammed Sirajbagged a maiden 5-wicket haul in the historic Test against Australia on Day 4 of the Gabba Test.

Controversies did by Mohammed Siraj

  • Mohammed Siraj was abused by a section of the crowd at Gabba in Brisbane on Day 1 of the fourth India-Australia Test in 2021.

The All Out Cricket Post Interview of Mohammed Siraj

Lesser-Known Facts About Mohammed Siraj

  • Siraj is a son of an auto-rickshaw driver and his childhood was full of hardships due to the family’s low income as they live from hands to mouth.
  • He started playing cricket as a batsman but later developed into a bowler
  • His elder brother pushed him into professional cricket.

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