Sourav Ganguly, Suresh Raina & others offer heartfelt condolences to Mohammed Siraj as his father passes away


Mohammed Siraj with his father

Condolences have poured in for Indian pacer Mohammed Siraj after his father Mohammed Ghouse passed away due to a lung ailment in Hyderabad on Friday. Ghouse, 53, was instrumental in Siraj’s growth as a rising star of Indian cricket.

Siraj, who is currently with Team India in Australia, was offered the option of flying back home and be with his family in this hour of grief. But the fast bowler has decided to stay with the Indian contingent and continue performing his national duties, the Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) confirmed on Saturday.

The board has also requested media to accord Siraj and his bereaved family members in this extremely difficult time.

Meanwhile, current BCCI President and former India captain Sourav Ganguly, Suresh Raina, Irfan Pathan and Mohammad Kaif among others have shared heartfelt messages for Siraj on Twitter and lauded his character after the tragic demise of his father.

Here’s how cricket fraternity reacted to Mohammed Siraj’s loss:

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