Mohammed Siraj, who made his place in the Indian team for the tour of Australia by performing brilliantly in the IPL, was very emotional after the death of his father. Siraj’s father Mohammad Gaus died on Friday (November 20), he was suffering from lung disease. In order to make Siraj a cricketer, his father made many sacrifices in his life and hard work made Siraj reach this point. Siraj’s father’s dream was that his son would one day play for India and brighten the name of the country.
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According to the news of the Star Sports website, Siraj received the news of his father’s death after finishing his practice session in Sydney. Speaking to the website, Siraj described his father as his biggest support and said, ‘My father always had the desire that my son will brighten the name of the country and I will definitely do that. This is a big shock for me. I have lost the biggest support of my life. It was his dream to play for the country and I am happy that I understood this and gave him a chance to be happy. ‘
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Being in Sydney, Mohammed Siraj would not even be able to attend his father’s funeral as per the quarantine rule. He is currently completing a 14-day quarantine period in Sydney with the Indian team. After bowling unceremoniously against KKR in the IPL, Siraj told that his father is not feeling well these days and he starts crying while talking to him on the phone.