CAB president Avishek Dalmiya had on Wednesday made a private contribution of Rs 5 lakh, whereas the affiliation donated Rs 25 lakh in direction of the COVID-19 pandemic support.

The cricket physique’s secretary Snehashis Ganguly, vice-president Naresh Ojha, joint-secretary Debabrata Das and its affiliated unit South Suburban Club donated Rs 1 lakh every.

“In these dark days we need to fight this pandemic shoulder to shoulder. Hence I have decided to contribute Rs one lakh personally to the cause. Let’s do our best to battle this menace,” Snehasish, brother of BCCI president Sourav Ganguly and a former cricketer himself, stated in a press release.

He additional stated that his Salt Lake-based academy ’22-Yards’ will donate Rs 50,000. “These are uncertain times and we all need to come forward and join the battle. I feel humbled to make a paltry contribution of one lakh rupees to the cause,” CAB vice-president Ojha stated.

“I am happy to inform that South Suburban Club has shown its keenness to be with the people of the state by contributing Rs 1 lakh,” Debasish Ganguly, the treasurer at CAB, stated.

The illness has to date claimed 13 lives within the nation whereas infecting over 700 individuals. “Based on the appeal made by Avishek Dalmiya, I am happy to make a humble contribution of Rs 1 lakh to the state fund to help fight the pandemic,” joint secretary Debabrata Das stated.

The CAB additionally urged present and former cricketers, scorers, umpires, match observers, coaches, committee members and others linked with the organisation to return ahead and donate.

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