Royal Challengers Bangalore
Mohammed Siraj, one of Team India's premier fast bowlers, has made a remarkable rise in his career with each passing match. His performances with both the red and white ball have garnered attention, and his consistency in bowling earned him a retention by the Royal Challengers Bangalore (RCB) for the 2022 edition of the league, with a price tag of INR 7 crores.Siraj initially made headlines in 2017 when he was acquired by the Sunrisers Hyderabad for INR 2.60 crores. Hailing from Hyderabad, Siraj's journey to the national team has been quite remarkable. The son of an auto-rickshaw driver, he made his mark in the cricketing world rather quickly. He started playing with the leather ball in 2015 and within two years of domestic cricket, he earned a spot in the Indian national team.During the 2016-17 Ranji Trophy season, Siraj emerged as Hyderabad's highest wicket-taker with 41 wickets from 9 matches, making him the joint third highest wicket-taker overall. His ability to take wickets was evident in his debut IPL season, where he claimed 10 wickets from 6 games.Recognizing his potential, the RCB think-tank invested in the young bowler at the IPL 2018 Player Auction, acquiring him for INR 2.20 crores. Since then, Siraj's performances have continued to impress, leading to his retention by RCB.With his knack for taking wickets and his continued growth as a bowler, Mohammed Siraj has become an integral part of the RCB lineup. His journey from humble beginnings to representing the national team is an inspiring tale of determination and hard work.
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