Mohammad Siraj pays tributes to his father on return from Australia


Mohammad Siraj, who performed an instrumental function in Team India’s sequence win Down Under, visited his father’s grave on his return from Australia on Thursday. The Hyderabad bowler remembered his father Mohammed Ghaus who handed away on November 20 whereas he was in Australia. Siraj couldn’t return residence for the funeral due to Covid-19 protocol.

Playing his maiden Test sequence, Siraj claimed 13 scalps in three Tests he performed within the four-match Test sequence together with a five-wicket haul on Day 4 of the Gabba Test the place India beat Aussies by three wickets.

Following this, Siraj had remembered his father saying, “It was a tough situation, dad’s demise. I got strength after talking to mom and my focus was to realise dad’s dream. I got mentally strong with their support. I felt that whatever was dad’s desire, I have to fulfil that. It got fulfilled.”

In the earlier match,  the 26-year-old was seen getting emotional when the nationwide anthem was being performed on the Sydney Cricket Ground. In a video which surfaced on social media, the lanky quick bowler was seen wiping his tears rolling down his face when each groups lined up for his or her anthems.

In the identical match at SCG, the Hyderabad cricketer additionally confirmed his dedication when he and Jasprit Bumrah each have been topic to racial abuse. Siraj took a agency stance and reported the matter instantly to authorities. Six spectators have been ejected out of the SCG.


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