IPL Auction 2017: Mohammed Siraj's Journey From Rs. 500 To Rs. 2.6 Crore

Vanita Labra, 21/02/2017
IPL Auction 2017: Mohammed Siraj

For right-arm pacer Mohammed Siraj, the first thing at the forefront of his thoughts is to purchase a house for his dad Mohammed Ghaus and mother Shabana Begum in a decent Hyderabad region. (IPL 2017 closeout: Big pay day for children of watchman and auto rickshaw driver) 

What's more, why not? The speedster has handled a Rs 2.6 crore manage the Indian Premier League guarding champions Sunrisers Hyderabad for the up and coming tenth season, on account of a splendid top of the line season that saw him get India An and Rest of India call-ups.

"Today, I remember my first salary playing cricket. It was a club match and my maternal uncle was the chief of the group. I got 9 wickets for 20 odd keeps running in that 25-over diversion. My uncle was so glad he gave me Rs 500 as a prize. It was an extraordinary feeling. In any case, today when the offer was raised to Rs 2.6 crore, I just went numb," Siraj told PTI amid a collaboration from Hyderabad. 

Originating from a lower middle class family, it is however clear that he is obligated to his parents for their sacrifices in making him an expert cricketer. 

"Negligible walid saab (Father) ne bahot mehnat ki hain (My dad has trudged). He drove auto every one of these years however never let money related weight of the family influence me or my senior sibling. A knocking down some pins spikes costs a considerable measure and he would simply get the best for me. I need to purchase a house for them now in a decent area," an enthusiastic Siraj said.


My parents have seen hard days. Today my senior brother is a software engineer in a IT firm. I didn't have enthusiasm for studies and my mom would bash me up giving my elder brother's example.. Yet, today she's on top of the world," said Siraj. 

For him, the advance was a continuous one. 

"Since I began from tennis ball cricket, I am self trained. I had pace yet tennis ball cricket shows you to bowl in blockholes. At that point I played Hyderabad U22, Mushtaq Ali, Vijay Hazare and after that Ranji Trophy took after by India A. I have approached slowly and carefully. Next is IPL trailed by senior national group," said Siraj. 

Offering the changing area to VVS Laxman as tutor and captained by David Warner is a major in addition to.

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