The father of Indian team fast bowler Mohammad Siraj passed away on Friday. Siraj is currently on a tour of Australia with Team India and has decided to remain with the team in the midst of the most difficult faction of his life. This information about Siraj has been provided by the BCCI. BCCI President Sourav Ganguly lauded the Hyderabad pacer for showing a lively and strong mindset in this hour of tragedy
The BCCI said that the board had discussed with them and proposed to return home, but Siraj rejected the proposal and decided to stay in Australia. BCCI said in a statement, “Indian team paceman Mohammad Siraj lost his father on Shakwar. BCCI spoke with Siraj and offered him to go home with his family in times of grief.”
BCCI chief and former Indian team captain Sourav Ganguly has expressed condolences on Siraj’s father’s death. Sourav Ganguly said, “Mohammad Siraj should get strength to face this situation.” I wish him all success on this tour. Tremendous liveliness. ”
The BCCI has also told the media to respect Siraj’s privacy in this difficult time. Siraj plays for Royal Challengers Bangalore in IPL. The club shared their grief with Siraj via Twitter. Siraj is included in the Indian Test team and is currently in the Sydney Quarantine Hub. Due to Kovid related restrictions, he will not be able to return to India for his father’s funeral.
Siraj came into the limelight with 41 wickets for Hyderabad in the Ranji Trophy. After this, the Indian Premier League team Sunrisers Hyderabad included this uncapped player player in the team with a bid of 2.6 crores.
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