Mohammad Siraj Trolled Heavily By Bangalore Fans After Costly Spell Against Punjab

Mohammad Sirah was mercilessly trolled on Twitter for his poor bowling display against Punjab in Match 31 of the Dream11 IPL 2020 in Sharjah.

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Bangalore lost to Punjab in a nail-biting contest which went right down to the wire. KL Rahul's men held their nerves as they emerged victorious by eight wickets to secure their second win in the tournament in eight matches. Chasing a target of 172, Punjab required one run off the last delivery with Nicholas Pooran on strike who was facing his first ball. However, the Caribbean star hit Yuzvendra Chahal for a six to send the Punjab camp into jubilation.

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Earlier in the day, Bangalore scored 171/6 riding on the back of a 39-ball 48 from skipper Virat Kohli. Other batters chipped in with cameos while Chris Morris gave the much-needed flourish to the innings by smashing 25 runs off 8 balls in the end. In response, Punjab got off to a flyer as they raced to 56/0 at the end of the powerplay.

Mayank Agarwal scored a brilliant 25-ball 45 before being cleaned up by Yuzvendra Chahal. Chris Gayle, who was playing his first game of the season, joined his skipper KL Rahul at the crease as the duo started building the Punjab innings meticulously. Both played calculated cricket, at the same time, they ensured that they put the bad balls away. 

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The Bangalore bowlers had made life hard for KL Rahul and Chris Gayle at the crease as they didn't give them any freebies. While all other Bangalore bowlers had a decent game, Mohammad Siraj was an exception. The right-arm speedster conceded a whopping 44 runs in his three overs with 35 of them coming in his last two overs.

Both Rahul and Gayle targeted Mohammad Siraj as they hammered him all over the park. The Punjab duo's onslaught shifted the momentum in their favour and the game changes on it head. Mohammad Siraj was mercilessly trolled on Twitter for his poor bowling display. Several reactions poured in as netizens roasted Siraj for leaking runs and turning the game in Punjab's favour. Let's take a look at a few reactions.

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Meanwhile, the Bangalore vs Punjab result might not have gone Kohli's way but they will look to bounce back in the next game. Bangalore will now take on Rajasthan in Match 33 of the Dream11 IPL 2020 on Saturday, October 17 in Dubai. The Rajasthan vs Bangalore live action will kick-off at 3:30 PM (IST).

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