The talented young right-arm pacer from Hyderabad has represented India across all formats. Son of an autorickshaw driver, Siraj has made it to the top from very humble beginnings. His father was a taxi-driver who passed away in the later half of 2020, and his mother is a housewife.
Siraj has been playing state cricket for Hyderabad since 2015. He was picked up by Sunrisers Hyderabad for a whopping INR 2.6 crore. Since 2018, Mohammed Siraj has been a regular part of the Royal Challengers Bangalore setup. His performances in the domestic, franchise, and international cricket have impressed one and all.
Estimated Net Worth of Mohammed Siraj
Mohammed Siraj has an estimated net worth of around 2 million US dollars (INR 14.5 crore) in his short cricketing career. He has mainly earned money from his IPL contracts and playing for India Cricket Team.
Earnings from International Cricket
Although Mohammed Siraj has not yet been on the central contract list of the Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI), he is still playing competitive international cricket for India on a per-match payment basis.
He made his test debut on 26th December 2020 at Melbourne Cricket Ground in Melbourne, Australia. With the inclusion in the test team, it's expected that BCCI will give Mr. Siraj a central contract, increasing his earnings further.
Match Fees from Playing for India
Mohammed Siraj currently gets match fees for a test match at INR 15 lakh (20,500 US dollars), for an ODI match at INR 6 lakh (8,200 US dollars), and a T20 match INR 3 lakh (4,100 US dollars).
Playing for the State Team and India A
Since 2015, Mohammed Siraj has been a regular feature in the Hyderabad Cricket Team in Ranji Trophy, Vijay Hazare Trophy Syed Mushtaq Ali Trophy for 4-day, ODD, and T20 formats, respectively. He has played a lot of India A cricket before getting a call-up to the India Cricket Team. Mr. Siraj has earned a few lakhs of INR for playing with these teams.
In the auction for the 2017 season of the IPL, Sunrisers Hyderabad signed Mohammed Siraj for INR 2.6 crore (350,000 US dollars). This contract changed the life of Mr. Siraj as he could provide for his father and mother without any worry about his financial situation.
For the 2018 season of the IPL, Mr. Siraj was picked up by Royal Challengers Bangalore for INR 2.6 crore. After that, the team has retained Mohammed Siraj for both the 2019 and 2020 seasons of the IPL at the same contract rate.