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Mohammad Siraj gave the first blow to Australia. He sent opener David Warner to the pavilion. Siraj wiping after the national anthem in the second photo.
The third match of the 4-Test series between India and Australia is being played in Sydney from Thursday. Indian fast bowler Mohammad Siraj became emotional during the national anthem in the match. Tears started coming from his eyes. This video of him has been shared by Cricket Australia himself.
After winning the toss, Mohammed Siraj gave the first blow to Australia, batting first. He sent veteran opener David Warner to the pavilion for 5 runs. Siraj made his debut in the second Test of the same series. He took 5 wickets in the debut test. The Sydney Test is the second match of Siraj’s career.
Siraj could not attend father’s funeral
Siraj played for Royal Challengers Bangalore in the 13th season of IPL. From here he had come directly on tour to Australia. Meanwhile, his father Mohammed Ghose (53) had died in Hyderabad. He had been battling lung disease for a long time. Siraj could not attend the father’s funeral in Australia due to a quarantine period. However, even after this, the country did not return and remained with the team.
Father fulfills my dream by driving a rickshaw
Siraj, who came from Toli Chowki, a small township in Hyderabad, also lost his elder brother at the age of 7. After the father’s death, he had said- I know that father has worked hard to fulfill my dream. He used to ride a rickshaw. The news of his death is a big shock to me. I lost the biggest support of my life. The father always had only one wish and he always said that my son would make the country proud. I will fulfill my father’s wish.
Siraj took 39 wickets in 35 matches in IPL.
Siraj took 41 wickets in the 2016–17 Ranji season. After this he was bought by Sunrisers Hyderabad in the IPL for 2.6 million rupees. Siraj played 35 matches in the league, taking 39 wickets. He took 3 wickets in 3 T20s for Team India. Siraj also played an ODI, in which no wickets could be taken.