Colombo, Sept 17 (NewsIn.Asia) – Claiming the player of the match award in the 2023 Asia Cup Final for his best ODI bowling figures – 6/21 – Mohammed Siraj dedicated his prize money to the ground staff at the R. Premadasa Stadium in Colombo groundstaff.
Siraj received $5000 for his courageous performance in the final, which India won by 10 wickets to win their eighth Asia Cup at the R Premadasa stadium.
With torrential rains in the Sri Lankan capital, the ground staff were also awarded by the Asian Cricket Council for their work in putting the games together at the ongoing continental tournament.
“This cash prize goes to the groundsmen. This tournament wouldn’t have been possible without them,” Siraj said post-match.The Indian pacer would term his bowling on Sunday against Sri Lanka as his ‘best spell’.