Mohammed Siraj thanked skipper Virat Kohli for giving him the new ball as the Royal Challengers Bangalore (RCB) pacer produced a devastating spell and helped his team thrash Kolkata Knight Riders (KKR) by eight wickets.
Siraj recorded match figures of 4-2-8-3 as RCB chased down a small total of 85 in 13.3 overs to jump to the second position in the points table.
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“First I want to thank Allah for my performance. Then thanks to Virat for giving me the new ball. I have been practising a lot with the new ball. We hadn’t planned that I will open but when we went out, Virat bhai said Miyan ready ho jao. (get ready). The ball to Rana was very good. Executed exactly what I had planned,” Siraj who was bagged the Man of the Match, said at the post-match presentation.
Winning skipper Virat Kohli said that it was a late call to hand Siraj the new ball but is happy…