Mohammed Siraj was offered option to fly back home after his father’s demise but he decided to stay: BCCI

Last Updated: Sunday, 22 November 2020 (11:46 IST)
New Delhi: Team India fast bowler lost his father on Friday after a brief illness.

“The Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) had a discussion with Siraj and he was offered the option of flying back and be with his family in this hour of grief,” it said in a statement.
 
“The fast bowler has decided to stay with the Indian contingent and continue performing his national duties. The shares his grief and will be supportive of Siraj in this extremely challenging phase,” the statement further added.
 
The BCCI requests the media to accord Siraj and his bereaved family members their space and privacy. (UNI)