The Indian Premier League franchise Rajasthan Royals has announced a donation of seven and a half crore rupees through its foundation to provide immediate help to the people affected by the second wave of deadly coronavirus in the country.
Significantly, the daily increase in cases of Covid-19 infection in India is increasing rapidly. In the last one day, 3 lakh 79 thousand 257 new cases of infection were reported in the country, due to which the total number of cases of infection in the country increased to one crore 83 lakh 76 thousand 524. Also, 3,645 people died during this period.
The franchise said in its statement, “The Rajasthan Royals are happy to announce that we have contributed Rs 7.5 crore for Covid relief to provide immediate help to the people affected by the Covid-19 virus in India.”
The Rajasthan Royals continued, “The team owners and team management together with the players have raised funds and are working with the Royal Rajasthan Foundation (RRF) and the British Asian Trust (BAT), the welfare body of the Rajasthan Royals.”
IPL Players are also helping for Covid relief
Significantly, in Australia, fast bowler Pat Cummins, who was playing for Kolkata Knight Riders in IPL 2021, first helped the country for $ 50,000 for oxygen. After this, former Australian veteran fast bowler Brett Lee also came forward to help. At the same time, Indian domestic cricketer Shreevats Goswami has donated 90,000 rupees for oxygen. Goswami is part of the Sunrisers Hyderabad team in IPL 2021. At the same time, he has urged people to do all possible help in the fight against Corona.