New Delhi: The third Border-Gavaskar Trophy Test is played between India and Australia (IND vs AUS) at Sydney Cricket Ground. Before the match started, something happened that every Indian was moved by seeing
Tears in Siraj’s eyes
When the national anthem started before the start of the Sydney test, Mohammed Siraj and all the players were also present on the pitch. Playing his second test during the national anthem, these young bowlers got very emotional and tears came out of his eyes. For Siraj, it was an unforgettable moment.
– cricket.com.au (@cricketcomau) January 6, 2021
Wasim Jaffer remembered Dhoni
Seeing this very moving light, former Indian opener Wasim Jaffer remembered what Captain Cool Dhoni (MS Dhoni) had told him years ago. Jaffer wrote: “Even though there are few or no spectators on the pitch, there can be nothing more encouraging than playing for India. A great player said: you are not playing for the crowd, but for the country.
Even if there is little to no crowd to cheer you on, there is no better motivation than playing for India. As one legend said: “You don’t play for the crowd, you play for the country”. #AUSvIND pic.twitter.com/qAwIyiUrSI
– Wasim Jaffer (@ WasimJaffer14) January 7, 2021
Dream start to the Melbourne test
After Mohammed Shami’s injury, Mohammed Siraj had the opportunity to make his Melbourne Test debut. Siraj ruined Australia’s hopes by taking 5 wickets in this game. It was a dream start for Siraj, 26
During the current tour his father Mohammed Ghaus has passed away, after which he has decided to stay in Australia. Siraj spoke to his mom on the phone, his mom said, ‘Do whatever your dad wanted. Play for India. In every game, he definitely remembers his father.