The sports world is also extending a hand to help those struggling with the second wave of Corona. In view of this, Chennai Super Kings under Mahendra Singh Dhoni have donated 450 oxygen cylinders to the Government of Tamil Nadu. Super Kings is also giving information through social media to make Corona aware under the Mask Podu (Wear Mask) campaign. Oxygen cylinders donated by CSK will be delivered through an NGEO Bhovika Trust to the Government Hospital and the Covid Center operated by the Greater Chennai Corporation.
IPL suspended in the middle season
Before the IPL started, 5 players like Nitish, Akshar Patel, Enrique Norkhia, Devdutt Padikkal and Daniel Symes came to Corona positive. At the same time, after 29 matches in the middle season, Varun and Sandeep of KKR and Amit Mishra of DC and Riddhimana Saha of SRH came positive. At the same time, CSK bowling coach L Balaji also got corona infected. After this the IPL was suspended indefinitely
Virat and Anushka’s campaign received Rs 3.80 crore within 24 hours
Team India captain Virat Kohli and his wife Bollywood actress Anushka Sharma have come forward to help people in the battle with Kovid-19. He has started a fund raising campaign for this. Through this campaign, Virat and Anushka will raise Rs 7 crore with the help of crowd funding. It will be used to help needy people struggling with corona. Virat and Anushka have themselves donated 2 crores to it. The campaign is named “In This Together”. Within 24 hours of the camp, 3.80 crore rupees have been received.
Cricket Australia also helped
Cricket Australia has decided to donate 50 thousand dollars i.e. about 37 lakh rupees to help India. This will help India intensify the fight against Corona. Cricket Australia said that India and Australia are good friends of each other. We are very concerned about the situation in India. We stand with our partner at every step.
Other cricketers are also helping
Many people have lost their lives due to lack of oxygen in the country due to Corona epidemic. In such a situation, the family of cricketer Hardik Pandya has decided to donate 200 oxygen concentrators for the rural area. Earlier Sachin Tendulkar has donated one crore and IPL’s Delhi Capitals (DC) franchisees Rs 2.50 crore.