Pat Cummins donated $ 50,000 to India’s fight against the Kovid-19 pandemic. In a statement on his official Twitter handle, he announced this and requested other top players to do the same as the nation’s second Kovid-19 pandemic. Is struggling with the wave.
New Delhi. Kolkata Knight Riders The Australian fast bowler Pat Cummins In india on monday COVID-19 Announced a donation of $ 50,000 to the ‘PM Cares Fund’ for the supply of oxygen to the hospitals filled with cases. Cummins also supported the continuation of the Indian Premier League, saying he had been advised that the Indian government believes it provides ‘a few hours of enjoyment’ in this difficult time. In a statement on his official Twitter handle, he made the announcement and requested other top players to do the same as the country is reeling from the second wave of the Kovid-19 pandemic and has been experiencing more than 2,000 deaths daily for the past few days.
He said in his statement, “As a player we are privileged that we have a platform that reaches us to millions of people, which we can use for good things.” In view of this, I have contributed to the ‘PM Cares Fund’, especially for the purchase of oxygen supply in hospitals in India. Cummins also said that he was aware of the discussion about whether the continuation of the Indian Premier League was appropriate while the rate of Kovid-19 infection remained high but advised that the competition would be a time of pain for people. It gives some relief. He said, “There is a lot of discussion here on whether the continuation of the Indian Premier League is appropriate while the rate of Kovid-19 infection remains very high. ”
Cummins said, “I have been advised that the Indian government understands that playing the Indian Premier League gives people living in lockdown a few hours of pleasure and relief each day while the country is going through a difficult time.” “The country has recorded 3.53 lakh cases on Monday, the highest worldwide since the epidemic began last year.” He said, “I am very sad to see so many people sick at this time. The Kolkata Knight Riders had bought the fastest bowler in the world for Rs 15 crore in an IPL auction. He also hoped that this donation will make only a small difference in India’s fight with Kovid-19. He said, “It is easy to feel helpless in such a time.” I definitely felt it too.
But I hope that with this public appeal, we will be able to bring light into the lives of people by putting our feelings into work. “Cummins said,” I know that my donation is not that much but I hope it will make a difference in someone’s life. “I inspire my fellow IPL players – and all over the world who have been influenced by India’s passion and generosity – to contribute,” he said. I will donate $ 50,000.
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