Australian cricket board to donate ₹28 lakhs to India in support for battling covid-19

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Cricket Australia, the administering group of cricket Down Under, as of late reported a gift worth AUD 50,000 (roughly ₹ 26.65 lakhs) towards battling the continuous COVID-19 emergency in India.

The donation by Cricket Australia will be utilized to secure oxygen for truly sick patients, giving testing supplies in influenced districts just as supporting the carry out of COVID-19 immunizations.

Australian Cricket will advocate the India COVID-19 Crisis Appeal, with Cricket Australia, the Australian Cricketers’ Association and UNICEF Australia joining forces to raise truly necessary assets.

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Cricketers from one side of the planet to the other began contributing towards the reason after Cummins, who is as of now in India carrying out his specialty for the Kolkata Knight Riders in IPL 2021, showed them the way.

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Nick Hockley, who is the interim chief executive of Cricket Australia had the following to say: “Australians and Indians share a special bond and, for many, our mutual love of cricket is central to that friendship. We were all deeply moved by the sentiments expressed and donations given by Pat Cummins and Brett Lee over the past week.

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“In that same spirit, we are proud to partner with UNICEF Australia to raise funds that will help the people of India by providing the health system with much-needed oxygen, testing equipment and vaccines.” 

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Aussie pacer Brett Lee gave 1 Bitcoin (Rs. 40 lakhs, roughly) to the Crypto Relief Fund to help his “second home” India. Cricket legend Sachin Tendulkar, who had contracted Covid a month ago, gave Rs 1 crore to a raising money crusade, while opening batsman Shikhar Dhawan promised Rs 20 lakh towards ‘Mission Oyxgen’, in addition he also pledged to donate any monetary compensation received for individual performance that he gets in the rest of the IPL 2021.

The COVID-19 pandemic has held India and the nation has been detailing in excess of 3,00,000 new cases each day. This is the most number of cases being accounted for since the pandemic broke out in 2020.

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