Mohammed Siraj was named within the 18-man squad for the 4-match Check sequence in Australia.© Twitter
Mohammed Siraj, who’s in Sydney with the Indian squad for the upcoming sequence in opposition to Australia, suffered a private loss as his father died on Friday. The Board of Management for Cricket in India (BCCI) issued a press launch on Saturday and stated that the fast-bowler was provided the choice to fly again house however he determined to stick with the workforce in Australia. “Workforce India quick bowler Mohammed Siraj misplaced his father on Friday after a short sickness. The Board of Management for Cricket in India (BCCI) had a dialogue with Siraj and he was provided the choice of flying again and be along with his household on this hour of grief,” the BCCI stated in a media assertion.
“The quick bowler has determined to stick with the Indian contingent and proceed performing his nationwide duties. The BCCI shares his grief and shall be supportive of Siraj on this extraordinarily difficult part.”
On Saturday, BCCI president Sourav Ganguly took to Twitter to write down a condolence message for the Hyderabad pacer.
Might Mohammed siraj have plenty of power to beat this loss..a lot of good needs for his success on this journey.. super character @bcci
— Sourav Ganguly (@SGanguly99) November 21, 2020
“Might Mohammed siraj have plenty of power to beat this loss..a lot of good needs for his success on this journey.. super character @bcci,” Ganguly tweeted.
Former India cricketer Suresh Raina additionally took to Twitter to supply his condolences to Mohammed Siraj and his household.
Extraordinarily unhappy to listen to about Mohammed Siraj’s father’s demise. Might god give him power to cope with this loss. My condolences to him & his household.
— Suresh Raina (@ImRaina) November 21, 2020
“Extraordinarily unhappy to listen to about Mohammed Siraj’s father’s demise. Might god give him power to cope with this loss. My condolences to him & his household,” Raina wrote on Twitter.
Siraj was not named within the limited-overs squads for the upcoming tour of Australia however the 26-year-old managed to discover a place within the 18-man squad for the four-match Check sequence.
The almost two-month lengthy tour will begin with the ODI sequence, beginning November 27. The primary Check of the four-match sequence will start on December 17.
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