Asia Cup 2023 Final: Mohammed Siraj donates his prize money to ground staff
COLOMBO : Indian pacer Mohammed Siraj on Sunday donated his player-of-the-match cash prize of $5,000 to the Sri Lankan groundstaff who worked tirelessly through the rain-hit Asia Cup.
Leading India’s fast bowling attack, Siraj ran through the Sri Lanka top-order in a dazzling performance in the summit clash at the R Premadasa Stadium in Colombo on Sunday has shown a big heart and announced that the cash prize which he won as ‘Player of the Match’ which was $5,000 was dedicated to the groundsmenof the R Premadasa Stadium in Colombo who had done a great job in keeping the ground ready for the final in spite of the continuous rain breaks during the matches in the whole tournament. Pace bowler Mohammed Siraj, who returned figures of 6-21 to lead India’s rout of Sri Lanka by 10 wickets as they clinched their eighth Asia Cup title, also vowed to donate his $5,000 man of the match prize winnings to those who looked after the pitches.MINT
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