Mohammed Siraj with the Asia Cup 2023 groundstaff© X (previously Twitter)
Mohammed Siraj, who’s often known as ‘Miyan Magic’ to his followers, received hearts on the R Premadasa stadium right here after the ultimate match as he devoted the ‘Participant of the Remaining’ money prize to the bottom workers for his or her laborious work to make sure the ultimate recreation as additionally some video games earlier went forward after interruptions brought on by rain. Quite a few video games have been affected by rain all through the Asia Cup in Sri Lanka like India’s group-stage recreation towards Pakistan and Nepal, Asia Cup last spot decider between Sri Lanka and Pakistan. “This money prize goes to the groundsmen. This event would not have been potential with out them,” Siraj stated.
The star bowler earlier received the hearts of Indian followers along with his fierce bowling that folded up Sri Lanka’s innings on 50 in about 15 overs.
Siraj claimed six wickets in seven overs.
“No biryani right here. Have been bowling properly since a very long time. Was lacking the perimeters earlier. However discovered them at this time. The wicket was seaming earlier, however there was swing at this time. Thought that I’ll bowl fuller due to the swing. When there’s good bonding between quick bowlers, it is useful for the workforce… My greatest spell,” the bowler stated.
Earlier within the day, the Asian Cricket Council (ACC) and Sri Lanka Cricket (SLC) introduced a well-deserved prize cash of USD 50,000 for the devoted curators and floor workers at Colombo and Kandy.
The ACC and SLC additionally expressed gratitude to the Colombo and Kandy groundstaff for his or her excellent efforts in finishing a recreation regardless of quite a few interruptions on account of rain.
ACC president Jay Shah on Sunday took to ‘X’ to heap reward on floor workers for his or her laborious work all through the event.
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