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WATCH: Mohammad Siraj donates player of the prize money to Ground Staff

CricketWATCH: Mohammad Siraj donates player of the prize money to Ground Staff

Srinagar: Giving credit to making this tournament possible, Team India pacer Mohammad Siraj donated his Asia Cup 2023 final prize money to ground staff in Colombo.

In the one sided final of the Asia Cup 2023, India defeated Sri Lanka by 10 wickets. Mohammad Siraj was the architect of this dominant win claiming six wicket haul.

He was awarded player of the match, Siraj announced that the cash prize which he won as ‘Player of the Match’ which was $5,000 would be given 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.

The groundstaff will also be rewarded with a prize money of $ 50,000 by Asian Cricket Council President Jay Shah.

“Big Shoutout to the Unsung Heroes of Cricket! The Asian Cricket Council (ACC) and Sri Lanka Cricket (SLC) are proud to announce a well-deserved prize money of USD 50,000 for the dedicated curators and groundsmen at Colombo and Kandy,” Shah wrote on ‘X’, formerly twitter.

USD 50,000 will roughly be 16 million in Sri Lankan rupee.

“Their unwavering commitment and hard work made the Asia Cup 2023 an unforgettable spectacle. From pitch perfection to lush outfields, they ensured the stage was set for thrilling cricket action.”

“This recognition highlights the critical role these individuals play in cricket’s success. Let’s celebrate and honour their yeoman services!” added Shah.

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