IND vs NZ LIVE: Injured Mohd Siraj doubtful for 3rd T20I and Test series- Follow LIVE updates

IND vs NZ LIVE: Injured Mohd Siraj doubtful for 3rd T20I in Kolkata and two-match Test series in Kanpur, Mumbai- Follow LIVE updates
IND vs NZ LIVE: Injured Mohd Siraj doubtful for 3rd T20I in Kolkata and two-match Test series in Kanpur, Mumbai- Follow LIVE updates

IND vs NZ LIVE: Injured Mohd Siraj doubtful- India pace spearhead Mohammad Siraj was out of Ranchi T20I after injuring his left hand during the opening T20I. He is now doubtful for the upcoming final T20I in Kolkata and the two-match Test series that kicks off later this month. A final call will be shortly taken by the BCCI medical team. Follow India vs New Zealand LIVE updates on InsideSport

IND vs NZ LIVE: Injured Mohd Siraj doubtful for 3rd T20I and Test series- Follow LIVE updates

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“UPDATE: MD Siraj got a web split on his left hand while fielding on his own bowling in the 1st T20I in Jaipur. The BCCI medical team is closely monitoring his progress,” BCCI wrote in a tweet post on Friday.

  • Harshal Patel replaced Siraj in India Playing XI on Friday. At the toss, Rohit Sharma said: “We have one change, Harshal comes in for Siraj.” However, he didn’t shed light on the details.
  • The youngster had taken a blow in his hand during the 20th over as he tried to stop a speeding delivery hit with brute power by Kiwi allrounder Mitchell Santner. Despite being in pain, Siraj decided to finish the over.
  • Siraj had conceded 39 runs in four overs and taken a wicket in the first game that India won by five wickets.
  • He is a vital cog in the Indian bowling lineup and will be missed in the upcoming Test series against the Blackcaps.
  • In just nine Test matches, Siraj has scalped 30 wickets which include 5 and 4 wicket hauls in Australia and England respectively.
  • Siraj has made a formidable place in the Test squad and paired the likes of Jasprit Bumrah and Mohammad Shami with utmost brilliance.
  • He has the ability to bowl the new ball and a knack of picking up wickets, something India could miss in the Test series.

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IND vs NZ LIVE: Injured Mohd Siraj doubtful for 3rd T20I and Test series- Follow LIVE updates

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