Pace bowler Mohammed Siraj's father passed away on Friday with the pacer on international duty with the Indian team in Australia.
Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) president and former India captain Sourav Ganguly offered condolences on Twitter.
"May Mohammed Siraj have a lot of strength to overcome this loss..lots of good wishes for his success in this trip.. tremendous character @bcci," he tweeted on Saturday.
His Indian Premier League (IPL) franchise Royal Challengers Bangalore (RCB) too offered condolences.
"Our heartfelt prayers and condolences go out to Mohammed Siraj and his family, on the loss of his father. The entire RCB family is with you during this difficult time. Stay strong, Miyan," tweeted the official handle of RCB.
Siraj is part of India's Test squad and is in the Sydney quarantine hub. He will not be able to return to India for his father's burial due to the Covid-19 restrictions.
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