Mian Bhai’s magic worked in Cape Town, broke South Africa’s back by taking 6 wickets in a single session


Siraj took 6 wickets for 15 runs in the spell of 9 overs.

Mohammed Siraj (Image Credit-X)

SA vs IND 2nd Test: In the Cape Town Test, Mohammed Siraj has destroyed South Africa’s batting order with his havoc-wreaking balls. He gave a great start to India by bowling lethally. The fast bowler gave the first blow to the host team in the form of Aiden Markram in the fourth over itself.

After this he targeted captain Dean Elgar in his next over. After the initial success, he did not look back and completed his 5 wicket haul by taking wickets at regular intervals. It was a memorable spell for him. After this brilliant performance of Siraj, he started trending on social media.

Mohammed Siraj has joined the list of those who have recorded the best bowling figures by an Indian fast bowler against South Africa in Tests.

  • 7/61 – Shardul Thakur in Johannesburg in 2022
  • 6/15* – In Cape Town in 2024 Mohammad Siraj
  • 6/21 – Javagal Srinath in Ahmedabad in 1996

Other than this He also made his place in the list of best bowling figures by a foreign fast bowler in Test in Cape Town.

  • 7/42 – George Lohman vs South Africa, 1896
  • 6/11 –Scofield High v South Africa, 1899
  • 6/15* – Mohammed Siraj vs South Africa, 2024

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Earlier, South Africa won the toss and decided to bat first, which backfired for them. South African batsmen looked a complete flop in front of Indian bowlers. Dean Elgar, playing his last Test, was out cheaply. At the same time, Markram, Tony De Jorji, Bedingham, Vereen, Marco Janson also could not stand in front of Siraj. Till the time of writing the news, South Africa has lost its seven wickets at the score of 45.

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