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Siraj’s father passed away due to lungs ailment


Indian right-arm fast bowler Mohammed Siraj’s father Mohammed Ghouse passed away at the age of 53 in Hyderabad due to lung ailnment.

Siraj's father passed away

Indian cricket team is currently training at Sydney ahead of their ODI series against Australia. The team is stuck with an unpleasant news as the right arm fast bowler Mohammed Siraj’s father passed away at the age of 53 in Hyderabad after being hospitalised for some days.

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Mohammed Ghouse was hospitalised due to lung ailment during the Indian Premier League. The fast bowler also talked about his sick father after bowling a dream spell against Kolkata Knight Riders in an IPL game. The fast bowler was informed the news by his captain and head coach after returning to dressing room from training session.

“My dad’s wish was always this – mera beta, desh ka naam roshan karna (my son, you should make my country proud). And, I will do that for sure,” said the fast bowler. “I know what kind of hardship my dad faced in my early days driving an auto rickshaw to let me pursue my passion for the game.”

“It is shocking. I lost the biggest support of my life. It was his dream to see me play for the country and I am glad that way I could realise that and bring joy for him. The coach Shastri Sir and captain Virat Kohli were informed about the news. They just told me to be bold and are lending all the support,” the fast bowler grieved on the big loss.

With the quarantine rules placed, Siraj might not be able to fly back India for doing the final rituals for his father. On the other hand, the fast bowler is on the verge of receiving his maiden Test cap for

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