Watch: Mohammed Siraj Knocks Over Jos Buttler

Watch: Mohammed Siraj Knocks Over Jos Buttler

Mohammed Siraj, Jos Buttler
Mohammed Siraj knocks over RR opener Jos Buttler. (Photo: BCCI/Screengrab)

Mohammed Siraj has helped Royal Challengers Bangalore get off to a brilliant start against Rajasthan Royals as he knocked over the dangerous Jos Buttler for an 8-ball 8 in the third over of the innings.

It all happened on the third ball of Mohammed Siraj’s second over when Jos Buttler moved to the leg-side and exposed his stumps in order to heave the pacer over extra-cover.

Mohammed Siraj
Mohammed Siraj celebrates wicket with Ab de Villiers, Virat Kohli. (Photo: BCCI)

But Mohammed Siraj was more than up to the task. The right-hander bowled a straight ball, which Jos Buttler missed and, as a result, it proceeded to knock over his leg stump.

The dismissal brought an end to a brilliant dual between Mohammed Siraj and Jos Buttler during the course of the latters’ first two overs.

Buttler took Siraj for a couple of boundaries in the first over of the innings but the right-handed pacer had his moments; none better than the scrambled seam delivery in which he cut the English swashbuckler into half.

Mohammed Siraj
Mohammed Siraj after dismissing Jos Buttler (Image-BCCI)

At the time of writing, Rajasthan Royals were dealt with another blow as Manan Vohra once again flattered to deceive by holing out at long-on after mistiming an attempted lofted drive.

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