Md. Siraj’s Father Passes Away at 53.

Some really heart breaking news coming in for Indian speedster Md. Siraj whose father passed away on Friday. Reportedly, he was suffering a lung ailment and breathed his last in Hyderabad.

Siraj is the part of the Test squad of the Indian team for the Australia tour. Unfortunately, because of the Covid-19 situation and the bio-bubble protocol, the 26-year old would not be able to go to India for his father’s last rites.

Indian pacer Mohammed Siraj's father passes away
Source: Free Press Journal

After hearing the news, Siraj stated to a news website that his dad is the biggest support in his life.

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“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,” the pacer told Sportstar. “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,” 

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RCB pacer Siraj even earlier stated that his father’s health condition was not so good and he was really worried for the same. In a video posted by RCB after theor game against KKR, this is what the Hyderabad paceman had to say:

“My dad is unwell these days. His lungs are in bad shape so he has difficulty breathing. I am really worried about that. I can’t even go home to meet and motivate him. I talk on the phone but whenever I do, he starts crying. I can’t even talk for longer hours because I don’t like seeing him crying. So I disconnect the phone early because I can’t hold myself for long. So, I pray to God for his good health. He was admitted to the hospital before the last game. I was really concerned that dad was in the hospital,” 

 

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