IND vs ENG: Mohammed Siraj surpasses Kapil Dev to achieve best match figures for India at Lord’s

IND vs ENG: Mohammed Siraj surpasses Kapil Dev to achieve best match figures for India at Lord’s
IND vs ENG: Mohammed Siraj surpasses Kapil Dev to achieve best match figures for India at Lord’s

IND vs ENG: Mohammed Siraj surpasses Kapil Dev to achieve best match figures for India at Lord’s: While it was India’s collective efforts that helped the visitors register a win at Lord’s, Mohammed Siraj lent crucial hands in India’s victory by claiming a four-fer in both the innings. Siraj returned with figures 8/126 in the second Test against England at Lord’s. Doing so, he has surpassed Kapil Dev’s bowling record to achieve the best match figures for India at Lord’s.

A look at the best match figures record for India at Lord’s

S No Bowling Figures Year
Mohammed Siraj 8/126 2021
Kapil Dev 8/168 1982
RP Singh 7/117 2007
Venkatesh Prasad 7/130 1996
Ishant Sharma 7/135 2014

 

With his heroic performances with the ball in the just concluded Lord’s Test, Siraj has topped the list leaving behind Kapil Dev’s record which stood at 8/168.

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Mohammed Siraj’s bowling at Lord’s

The right-arm pace Indian bowler was breathing fire during the contest at Lord’s. Besides the disciplined bowling, Siraj’s aggressive behaviour and his gesture of ‘silent sendoffs’ after claiming the oppositions’ wicket have been yet another talking point.

While the 27-year old returned with figures 30-7-94-4 in the first innings, he claimed 10.5-3-32-4 in his second outing.

Besides claiming England’s crucial wickets in the two innings, Siraj toppled two wickets in successive deliveries during England’s batting. In the first innings, Siraj sent off Dominic Sibley and Haseeb Hameed while in the second innings he defined Moeen Ali’s and Sam Curran’s way to the pavilion.

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IND vs ENG: Mohammed Siraj surpasses Kapil Dev to achieve best match figures for India at Lord’s

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