At the Arun Jaitley Stadium on Saturday night, Phil Salt’s carnage left RCB bowlers scratching their heads. RCB fast bowler Mohammad Siraj’s unnecessary aggression provoked Salt. Watch DC vs RCB: Mohammed Siraj gets involved in altercation with Phil Salt and David Warner.
During the match between Royal Challengers Bangalore and Delhi Capitals, a heated clash took place between DC openers and Siraj. The RCB paceman has a history of messing up with the batters without any reason however this time he was punished badly afterward.
DC chased down the 181-run total of RCB inside 17 overs
While batting first were 20 runs short despite they got a fiery start from their skipper Faf Du Plessis. At one phase runs were not coming at a great pace so Faf decided to take on which resulted in his wicket. Even after his wicket, Virat kept playing from the other end but unfortunately, his innings cost RCB a 20 runs short target.
Virat scored 55 runs off 46 balls which completely choked the RCB score in a very good batting wicket. Mahipal Lomror showed character in the middle order with his brilliant half-century.
In reply, DC started off with a flier as Phil Salt and David Warner completely derailed Siraj’s rhythm. During the time when Salt was giving some serious treatment to Siraj’s bowling a heated argument took place.
Mohammed Siraj gets involved in altercation with Phil Salt
The leading wicket-taker of RCB Mohammad Siraj was belted with boundaries in his first spell. Phil Salt scored 2 sixes and a four in the second over of Siraj which frustrated him. In frustration, Siraj started abusing Salt.
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Although the Englishman reacted to the inappropriate of Siraj in a very calm way his captain David Warner jumped into the situation. Warner was trying to calm the fast bowler Siraj was looking in no mood to listen.
Siraj aggressively told Warner to keep quiet by putting a finger on the lips. Salt who was bashing Siraj all over the park just gave a wide smile to Siraj’s trash talk.
“I told him your team should have scored more runs mate,” says Phil Salt
After the game was wrapped up Salt gave a clarification of what happened on the field. In the post ma” Siraj was continuously swearing at me, I told him your team should have scored more runs mate ”