Australia vs India 3rd Test Match: Team India’s pacer Mohammad Siraj breaks into tears while singing the National Anthem of India. Siraj was clearly into tears when both the teams came together to sing the National Anthem.
Siraj who is playing his second test match at Sydney Cricket Ground provided an early breakthrough to India by dismissing David Warner in just the 4th over of the game. On his debut at Melbourne Cricket Ground, the pacer bowled strictly to the line and lengths according to the field placement. He got 5 scalps on his debut game at MCG.
Mohammad Siraj lost his father late last year when he was in Australia, he chooses not to leave his team and play the games for his country. However, during the first game, a deadly bouncer struck Mohammad Shami’s arm ruling him out of the whole series, opened the doors for 26-years old pacer.
In the second test match, Siraj returned with 2 for 40 and 3 for 37.
I just want to fulfill my father’s dream: Mohd Siraj
“I wish that I continue to play for India and make India proud. I just want to fulfill my father’s dream and I will surely make that happen,” Siraj had said after his father’s death.
In the third Test at Sydney Cricket Ground, Tim Paine has won the toss and opted to bat first. They made two changes, brought in David Warner and Will Pucovski. The latter will make his test debut today.
Siraj sent David Warner back to dug-out in just 4th over, while the first session was washed out by rain.
Australia was 35/1 in 12.5 overs.