Richa’s father Manabendra Ghosh went to the Siliguri district Justice of the Peace Sumanta Sahay’s residence handy over the cheque on Saturday, Cricket Association of Bengal mentioned.

“When everybody is fighting COVID-19 and the chief minister has appealed for a united battle against it, I thought of contributing a bit as a responsible citizen of the country,” Richa, who performed two matches within the T20 World Cup together with the ultimate, mentioned.

Having made her debut within the tri-series in Australia earlier than the T20 World Cup, Richa and Shafali Verma have been the 2 16-year-olds who performed the ultimate which India misplaced to Australia by 85 runs on March 8.

CAB affiliated items and officers too got here ahead and introduced their contributions via the state physique.

“66 CAB match observers have pooled in Rs 1.5 lakh, while 82 scorers contributed their day’s pay aggregating to an amount of Rs 77,420,” CAB said.

Representative of Mohammedan Sporting Club on the CAB, Dipak Singh donated Rs 2 lakh to the Relief Fund.

Former Women’s Test Player Mithu Mukherjee has expressed her want to contribute Rs 25,000. Coach of Bengal Women’s U23 group Jayanta Ghosh Dastidar would contribute Rs 10,000.

Among the affiliated items of CAB, White Border Club and Vijay Sports Club introduced a donation of Rs 50,000 every. Uttar Pally Milan Sangha, Suburban Club and Rangers Club would make a contribution of Rs 25,000 every.

Among the District Sports Associations (DSA), Coochbehar DSA agreed to donate Rs. 10,000 to the State Relief Fund, the assertion added.

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