The first match of the Test series is played between India and the West Indies in Dominica. Mohammad Siraj made a brilliant catch on the first day of this match. He led the way to the pavilion by surprisingly catching Blackwood. The Cricket Board of Control in India tweeted and praised Siraj. Many videos of this capture of Siraj have been shared on social media. The West Indies are completely on the defensive on day one.
Actually, West Indies won the toss and decided to bat first. During this Blackwood came to bat at number four. He scored 14 runs off 34 balls and went out. Blackwood fired a shot from Ravindra Jadeja, the ball caught Siraj. He jumped into the air and took the catch. Jadeja, Ishaan and their teammates patted him on the back after Siraj caught the ball. BCCI also praised Siraj by tweeting the photo of him.
Significantly, the West Indies remained on the defensive until the second session of the first day of the Dominica Test. Up to the time of writing the news, the team have scored 103 runs in 45 overs at the loss of 5 wickets. Captain Braithwaite was sacked for 20 runs for the West Indies. Tejnarine Chanderpaul came off after scoring 12 runs. Ramón Reifer walked away after scoring just 2 runs. Blackbud was also sacked after scoring 14 runs. Joshua came out after scoring 2 runs. Until writing the news, Jadeja and Ashwin each took two pieces of land for India. Shardul Thakur also got a wicket.
It is a bird? It is a plane? I am Mohammad Siraj. pic.twitter.com/YcAGD1WmxP
-sourav (@Purplepatch22) July 12, 2023
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