Kolkata : Cricket Board of India (BCCI) secretary Jai Shah said that fast bowler Mohammad Siraj was given the option of returning to India to be with the mourning family after the father’s death but he stayed in Australia due to ‘national duty’ I decided to stay. Subsequently, Board President Sourav Ganguly lauded the Hyderabad pacer for showing vitality and a strong mindset in this hour of tragedy. He tweeted that Mohammad Siraj should be strengthened to face this situation. I wish him all success on this tour. Tremendous liveliness. His auto driver father played a key role in Siraj’s success as a cricketer, who supported his son’s ambitions despite limited resources. Siraj came into the limelight with 41 wickets for Hyderabad in the Ranji Trophy. After this, the IPL team Sunrisers Hyderabad included this uncapped player player in the team with a bid of 2.6 million. Siraj is a member of the Test team in the Indian team that went on tour to Australia.