Colombo Ground Staff Honored With Player Of The Match Award

“In the Asia Cup final against Sri Lanka, Mohammad Siraj showcased his finest ODI bowling performance. He claimed six wickets for a mere 21 runs, a crucial contribution as India bowled out Sri Lanka for just 50 runs, securing their eighth Asia Cup victory with a commanding 10-wicket win.The Asia Cup matches were made possible despite challenging weather conditions, thanks to the dedication of the Colombo ground staff. This dedication was acknowledged and praised by Rohit Sharma and Virat Kohli after the match against Pakistan. During the final’s prize-giving ceremony, Siraj expressed his gratitude towards the ground staff and announced that he would be dedicating his prize money to them, emphasizing that the tournament would not have been feasible without their efforts.

Siraj’s exceptional bowling performance earned him the title of the star player of the final. However, he chose to allocate the Player of the Match prize money to the Colombo Premadasa Stadium ground staff. This generous act by Siraj has garnered widespread appreciation, with many expressing their admiration through social media and other platforms.”