Families of Washington Sundar, Siraj elated with historic win in Australia

Updated:1 month, 1 week ago

Roorkee (Uttarakhand) / Chennai / Hyderabad / Rajkot (Gujarat), Jan 19 (ANI): Team India won the fourth and final test match of the series against Australia and retained the Border–Gavaskar Trophy. Family and friends of the team India celebrated the big win today across the country. Cricketer Rishabh Pant’s neighbours celebrated the victory in Uttarakhand’s Roorkee. One of his neighbours said, “Rishabh Pant was outstanding since he was a child”. Cricketer Washignton Sundar’s family also hailed his game-play. His sister Shailaja Sundar said, “He (Washington Sundar) prepared well, which made him perform beautifully in test match. It's going to be about 6 months now since he's been out for tournaments. We're going to spend quality time together when he comes back.” Cricketer Mohammed Siraj’s family also celebrated his performance. His brother Mohammed Ismail said, “Our mother played a key role in helping him (Mohammed Siraj) overcome our father's death. His performance was outstanding and it is a proud moment for all our family members.” Cricketer Cheteshwar Pujara’s family too hailed the win. His father said, “It is a special win for us. Rahane and Cheteshwar were the two players who played all Tests in series. Many pacers and spinners were injured one after the other. This win has raised our team's morale. We've defeated Australia psychologically as well.”

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