‘Just a small gesture’- KL Rahul donates PPE hoods to CISF personnel


Indian cricketer KL Rahul is not only a good player with the bat and the keeping gloves but also as a good human being too. He has donated Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) hoods to the Central Industrial Security Force (CISF) personnel who are posted at Bengaluru airport to help them fight the crunch situation of the global pandemic novel coronavirus.

India has so far reported nearly 30 lakh positive cases of COVID-19 with more than 55,000 people has been affected by the disease.

While talking about the pandemic, KL Rahul said, “The CISF is protecting us day and night. They are risking their lives so that we can live comfortably. It is not only mine but everybody’s responsibility to make them feel safe and comfortable. This is just a small gesture from my end for them.”

KL Rahul, who is preparing to lead Kings XI Punjab in the upcoming cash-rich league, is among the many sportspersons to have helped the frontline workers amid the COVID-19 situation, which has brought the entire world into a standstill.

the wicketkeeper-batsman has been in the limelight for his stunning performance. Even he has done many good things as well from auctioning his ODI T20 jersey and donating his World Cup cricket kit to helping Thalassemia patients, he has inspired many.

On the other hand, Tthe BCCI has received the formal approval from the central government to host the 13th edition of Indian Premier League (IPL) in the UAE, IPL Chairman Brijesh Patel has revealed the news.

“Yes, we have received all the written approvals,” Patel told PTI when he was asked whether the permission has come in writing from both the Ministry of Home Affairs (MHA) and Ministry of External Affairs (MEA).

Notably, if an Indian sports body shifts a domestic tournament outside India, they require the clearance from Home, External and sports ministries respectively to host the tournament there.

“Once we had the verbal okay from the government, we had intimated the Emirates Cricket Board. Now we have the papers also, so franchises can be intimated that everything is in order,” a veteran BCCI official said to PTI on conditions of anonymity.

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