Hyderabad: The love and appreciation for cricketer Mohammed Siraj after the historic series win in Australia has once again led him to the height of getting an SUV gift of from Mahindra Group chairman Anand Mahindra.
Mahindra Group chairman Anand Mahindra on January 23 announced that he will give Thar SUVs to six youngest members of the Indian side that beat Australia to clinch the Test series.
Mahindra will pick the tab for the SUVs to be presented to Mohammed Siraj, Navdeep Saini, Shardul Thakur, T Natarajan, Washington Sundar and Shubhman Gill.
In a series of Tweet, Anand Mahindra announced that "Six young men made their debuts in the recent historic series #INDvAUS (Shardul's 1 earlier appearance was short-lived due to injury)They've made it possible for future generations of youth in India to dream & Explore the Impossible."
He also added that theirs are true 'Rise' stories; overcoming daunting odds in the pursuit of excellence. They serve as an inspiration in all arenas of life. It gives me great personal pleasure to gift each of these debutants an All-New THAR SUV on my own account—at no expense to the company.
"The reason for this gift is to exhort young people to believe in themselves & 'Take the road less travelled.' Bravo Mohammed, Shardul, Shubhman, Natarajan, Navdeep & Washington! I now plead with @Mahindra_Auto to get them their THARS on priority," added the Mogul of Mahindra and Mahindra.
After 32 years, the Indian team won against Australia by 3 wickets against all odds to take the series 2-1.