first_imgIndia vs Australia: Mohammed Siraj becomes 225th ODI player for India2nd ODI in Adelaide, Australia 15/0 (Alex Carey 11*, Aaron Finch 2*) vs India: Mohammed Siraj replaced Khaleel Ahmed in the playing XI to make his one day international debut for Indiaadvertisement India Today Web Desk AdelaideJanuary 15, 2019UPDATED: January 15, 2019 09:33 IST India vs Australia: Mohammed Siraj replaced Khaleel Ahmed to make his ODI debut in Adelaide (AP Photo)HIGHLIGHTSMohammed Siraj made his one day international debut on TuesdaySiraj replaced Khaleel Ahmed in the playing XI for the 2nd ODISiraj was called up to the squad as a replacement for Jasprit BumrahAustralia vs India, 2nd ODIFull ScorecardBrief Scores:Australia 15/0 (Alex Carey 11*, Aaron Finch 2*) vs IndiaMohammed Siraj was handed his one day international debut in India’s second ODI against Australia at the Adelaide Oval in Adelaide on Tuesday.The 24-year-old from Hyderabad came in for Khaleel Ahmed in India’s playing XI after having being called into the ODI squad for the Australia series as a replacement for Jasprit Bumrah.Siraj became the 225th ODI player for India.Siraj had made three T20I appearances for India back in November of 2017 against New Zealand. He took three wickets from those games at an average of 49.33 and an economy rate of 12.33.Siraj has been top form with the ball in domestic cricket. In his last Ranji Trophy for Hyderabad against Punjab, he picked up seven wickets. He had also put in good performances against New Zealand A last year.India vs Australia 2nd ODI in Adelaide: Live Score”I am very excited. I didn’t expect the call-up. I was numb for a few seconds and then I shouted at the top of my voice and hugged my parents. It is my maiden ODI call-up and I am really happy,” Siraj had TOI after being selected.”It is my maiden call-up in ODIs. I just want to go (to Australia) and make it count. I have been waiting for this opportunity for so long. I was mentally prepared that the day I will get the opportunity, I will grab it with both hands. I am really thankful that I am able to impress the selectors. I will not let them and my fans down,” Siraj said, who has been selected for tour of New Zealand as well.advertisementAustralia captain Aaron Finch won the toss and decided to bat first and said his side was unchanged. India skipper Virat Kohli also said that he would have done the same thing if he had won.”We would have batted first as well, looks a great wicket to play on. The conditions are going to be a big factor for us as it’s hot and humid. We were a bit scratchy at Sydney, just to get the one side together. We can’t take Australia lightly in Australia. We like to be in these situations where we get to bounce back as a team. Mohammad Siraj makes his debut today, Khaleel Ahmed makes way for him,” Kohli said at the toss.India need a win to keep their hopes alive in the three-match ODI series, havinf lost the first ODI by 34 runs in Sydney.TEAMS- Australia: Aaron Finch (captain), Alex Carey, Usman Khawaja, Shaun Marsh, Peter Handscomb, Marcus Stoinis, Glenn Maxwell, Peter Siddle, Jhye Richardson, Nathan Lyon, Jason Behrendorff.India: Rohit Sharma, Shikhar Dhawan, Virat Kohli (captain), Ambati Rayudu, Dinesh Karthik, M.S. Dhoni, Ravindra Jadeja, Bhuvneshwar Kumar, Kuldeep Yadav, Mohammed Shami, Mohammed Siraj.Also Read | Hardik Pandya and KL Rahul tender unconditional apology to BCCI’s show cause noticeAlso Read | Virat Kohli obliges fans with autographs and selfies at Adelaide. What about MS Dhoni?Also Read | Sreesanth backs Hardik, Rahul: Others have made bigger mistakes but are still playingFor sports news, updates, live scores and cricket fixtures, log on to indiatoday.in/sports. Like us on Facebook or follow us on Twitter for Sports news, scores and updates.Get real-time alerts and all the news on your phone with the all-new India Today app. Download from Post your comment Do You Like This Story? Awesome! Now share the story Too bad. Tell us what you didn’t like in the comments Tags :Follow India vs AustraliaFollow Mohammed SirajFollow ODI debutFollow AdelaideFollow 2nd ODIlast_img