‘They deserve it fully’ – Siraj donates Asia Cup final prize money to groundspersons

Rainfall was a consistent in the Sri Lanka leg of suits at the Asia Mug, as well as the groundspersons in Pallekele as well as Colombo placed in a brave initiative to guarantee even more cricket was played than could have been assumed feasible. From the winning India side, Rohit Sharma as well as Virat Kohli, at various factors in the event, gave thanks to the groundspersons for their job, as well as Mohammed Siraj went one action additionally after the final, contributing his Player-of-the-Match cash prize to the group of employees.

” This prize money [US $5000] mosts likely to the groundsmen. They deserve it totally. This event would not have actually been feasible without them,” Siraj stated after placing in an incredible spell – 6 for 21 – which transformed the title clash right into a no-contest, India winning in 21.3 overs of cricket.

Previously in the day, the Eastern Cricket Council had actually revealed an honor people $50,000 for the group of groundspersons also.

Pictures of the groundspersons responding to coming close to clouds, ready with the covers, was a routine throughout the programs, as well as the alacrity as well as know-how with which they secured the pitch and afterwards the outfield thrilled all as well as motley.

In spite of all the rainfall around in Sri Lanka, just one suit finished in a no-result, the group-stage competition in between Pakistan as well as India. The Super 4 video game in between the very same challengers entered into the book day (it was the only Super 4 video game to have one), while the India vs Nepal as well as Pakistan vs Sri Lanka video games were stopped.

The last, also, was influenced slightly by rainfall. It boiled down not long after the throw, as well as the begin of the video game was postponed by 10 mins.

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