Team India beat New Zealand by five wickets in the first T20 match played at Jaipur on Wednesday. India, led by Rohit Sharma, chased down a 164-run target with two balls to spare. However, Mohammad Siraj, who has not played a single T20 match since 2018, played in a match against the Kiwis. Siraj scored 39 runs in four overs. New Zealand’s Rachin Ravindra took the wicket in the final over. At the same time his left arm was injured and bleeding. The first ball of the final over was bowled straight by Mitchell Santner. Siraj’s arm was injured when he tried to catch the ball. He went to the physio field and was treated.
– Maqbool (@im_maqbool) November 18, 2021
Rohit Sharma, Siraj and KL Rahul were in the dugout while India were batting. Coach Dravid sat in front of them. But Siraj is staring at someone. Rohit Siraj who was there hit him on the head. Siraj nodded at this. The video went viral on social media. Fans are wondering why the Indian captain did so.
Why did Rohit hit Siraj🤣🤣🙄#INDvNZ #RohitSharma pic.twitter.com/EjqnUXts3v
– Bhanu🔔 (@its_mebhanu) November 17, 2021
Suryakumar Yadav scored 62 off 40 balls in the match against the Kiwis. Captain Rohit Sharma scored 48 off 36 balls. New Zealand, who had batted earlier, scored 164 runs. Opener Martin Guptill scored 70 off 42 balls and Mark Chapman 63 off 50 balls. Indian bowlers Ravichandran Ashwin (2/23) and Bhuvneshwar Kumar (2/24) excelled.
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