As per PTI report, a by a supply near Rahane confirmed the event. The vice-captain of India’s Test facet joins the checklist of sportspersons who’ve contributed in the direction of the struggle towards coronavirus outbreak.
Batting maestro Sachin Tendulkar has donated Rs 50 lakh, whereas former India participant Suresh Raina has chipped in with Rs 52 lakh. Maharashtra is likely one of the worst-affected states battling the novel coronavirus.
The BCCI on Saturday (March 28) joined fingers with the remainder of the nation within the struggle towards the lethal pandemic as president Sourav Ganguly, Jay Shah, Honorary Secretary and Office Bearers of the Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) together with the affiliated state associations on Saturday introduced to donate Rs 51 crore to the Prime Minister’s Citizen Assistance and Relief in Emergency Situations Fund (PM-CARES Fund) to contribute in the direction of strengthening the nation’s catastrophe administration capacities and encourage analysis to fight COVID-19 and defend Indian residents.
The BCCI acknowledged in a media launch on Saturday that the board will do their bit to assist the nation struggle the outbreak. “The outbreak of the Coronavirus (COVID-1) is at the beginning a public well being emergency and the BCCI has a agency resolve that the nation will get all doable assist to deal with the testing instances.
“The BCCI will contribute to Hon’ble Prime Minister’s initiative which is a devoted nationwide fund (PM-CARES Fund) with the first goal of coping with emergency or misery conditions.
The assertion additional added, “The Board along with its state associations will continue to monitor and work closely with the Government of India, state governments and other state regulatory bodies and are committed to providing support to the state machinery in the face of adversity.”
(With PTI inputs)
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