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Watch: Mohammed Siraj runs through Somerset to bag five-for on County Championship debut

by Wisden Staff 1 minute read

Watch: Mohammed Siraj announced his arrival in the 2022 County Championship in style, picking up a five-for in his maiden game for Warwickshire against Somerset.

Siraj ran through Somerset’s batting line-up in Birmingham, ending the innings with figures of 5-82 in 24 overs. The India quick started off proceedings with the scalp of Imam-ul-Haq, which was also the first wicket of the game. The Pakistan opener was out chasing a wide delivery outside the off-stump.

Siraj returned to dismiss George Bartlett with a surprise bouncer, forcing the batter to miscue a pull shot to deep square leg. James Rew was next to follow, falling lbw to a beautiful inswinger from Siraj. His five-for was completed with quick wickets of Josh Davey and Lewis Gregory, both falling to perfect incomers.


Somerset were all out for 219 in their Division 1 fixture, with all Warwickshire bowlers except Danny Briggs taking at least a wicket in the innings.

Watch Mohammed Siraj’s spell here:

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