On day two, we planned to bowl only bouncers to Head: Siraj

Updated: Jun 9 2023 12:43AM

By Bharat Sharma

London, Jun 8 (PTI) India pacer Mohammed Siraj on Thursday said the team planned to bowl only bouncers to Travis Head irrespective of the outcome after his counterattacking hundred on the opening day of the World Test Championship final against Australia.

Head's 163 off 174 balls has put Australia in a commanding position on the second day at the Oval. The Indians' tactics of not using the short ball against Head was questioned on day one, forcing them to change their plans the following day.

Siraj eventually got rid of him with a short ball on the leg side.