Royal Challengers Bangalore (RCB) pacer Mohammed Siraj has been bowling sensationally in the IPL 2023. He’s put his IPL 2022 setbacks aside and bounced back like a lion this season; his bowling fire with the new ball and has been excellent with the old ball as well in the death overs.
Mohammed Siraj’s economy of 7.28 in IPL 2023 is easily his best economy in any IPL season
This has also been reflected in the huge number of dot balls he’s bowled this season.
After his bowling against Kolkata Knight Riders on Wednesday, Siraj stands on top of the list of the most number of dot balls he’s bowled in IPL 2023.
Most dot balls in IPL 2023 so far:
MohammedSiraj – 101
Mohammed Shami – 88
Bhuvneshwar Kumar – 67
Trent Boult – 66
Arshdeep Singh – 65
The fact that 4 out of the top 5 bowlers with the most number of dot balls are Indian pacers is great news for Indian cricket.
Currently,RCB Speedster is the join-highest wicket-taker in the IPL 2023 with 14 scalps in 8 matches, the same as Rashid Khan, who 14 wickets came in 7 matches though.
RCB pacer has been phenomenal in the powerplay: out of his 14 wickets, 7 wickets have come in the powerplay alone; Trent Boult also has 7 powerplay wickets.
Mohammed Siraj bowled Andre Russell in RCB vs KKR encounter
The 29-year-old fast bowler Siraj bowled a brilliant yorker to castle Andre Russell on the last ball of his spell in the RCB vs KKR clash at the M. Chinnaswamy stadium today.
KKR posted a total of 200/5 on the back of Jason Roy’s half-century followed by good knocks from Venkatesh Iyer and Nitish Rana after Virat Kohli had elected to bowl first.
RCB (Playing XI): Virat Kohli(c), Shahbaz Ahmed, Glenn Maxwell, Mahipal Lomror, Dinesh Karthik(w), Suyash Prabhudessai, Wanindu Hasaranga, David Willey, Vijaykumar Vyshak, Harshal Patel, Mohammed Siraj