Mohammed Siraj Displayed The True ‘Spirit Of Cricket’: The limited-overs series between the Indian cricket team and the Australian cricket team has summed up and now both the teams will be seen locking their horns in the upcoming four-match Test series. While the Australian cricket team won the ODI series by 2-1, on the other hand, the T20I series went into team India’s side by 2-1. Now as the longest format series is coming to an end fans are excitedly waiting for the purest form of cricket to begin.
Ahead of the upcoming day/night Test between India and Australia, team India A battled Australia A in a warm-up match against at Sydney Cricket Ground. During the game, Mohammed Siraj impressed one and all with his batting and bowling performances. Not just this, Siraj won everyone’s hearts by displaying the spirit of the game on the field.
Jasprit Bumrah brings up his maiden first-class 50!
— cricket.com.au (@cricketcomau) December 11, 2020
The incident took place during India’s innings 45th over when Jasprit Bumrah’s delivery hit Cameron Green’s head. Following this, the Australian all-rounder fell on the ground after facing the blow.
This is when worried Siraj left his bat and didn’t think much about his wicket as he rushed to check if Cameron is ok. Chloe-Amanda Bailey, an Australian Journalist lauded Mohammed Siraj for his selflessness as he took to his official Twitter handle and shared the clip of the incident. Sharing the video, Bailey wrote:
“How is this for sportsmanship? Green cops one in the face, Siraj goes straight to check on him. ???? #AUSAvIND #AUSAvINDA”
Here, watch the video:
— Chloe-Amanda Bailey (@ChloeAmandaB) December 11, 2020
Talking about Siraj’s performance during the warm-up match, he had a 71-run stand with Jasprit Bumrah for the tenth wicket.