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Team India’s fast bowler Mohammad Siraj will play in the English County Championship. He will be seen playing in the last 3 matches of the season for Warwickshire in September.
Siraj is the second Indian player to play for Warwickshire this season. Prior to that, Krunal Pandya had signed with the club for the Royal London Cup One Day Championship.
The 28-year-old Hyderabadi bowler is currently a part of Team India playing ODI series in Zimbabwe. Siraj bowled 8 overs in the first match and took one wicket for 36 runs with two medals.
“Warwickshire County Cricket Club has signed Indian fast bowler Mohammad Siraj for the final three matches of the County Championship season,” the county club said in a statement. They will arrive at Edgbaston before the home match against Somerset on 12 September.
Team India won by 10 wickets
Team India beat hosts Zimbabwe by 10 wickets to take a 1-0 lead in the series. The second match of the series will be played on August 20 and the last match on August 22.
4 setbacks given to England in Edgbaston Test
The right-arm bowler took four for 66 in the first innings of the fifth and final India-England Test at Edgbaston in July. He took six wickets in three ODIs.
always enjoyed playing in england
Regarding the signing of the team, Siraj said, “I am looking forward to join Warwickshire (Bears team). I have always enjoyed playing in England with the Indian team and am looking forward to getting the experience of county cricket. Edgbaston is a world class stadium and the atmosphere there for Tests this year was very special. I am looking forward to playing in September and hope to help the team finish the season well.