New Delhi: India is currently in trouble due to the second wave of Corona virus. For the last few days, millions of people are getting infected with this epidemic all over the country, while thousands of people are losing their lives due to this. Meanwhile, Australian fast bowler Pat Cummins, who played for Kolkata Knight Riders in the IPL, has now extended his hand in the fight against India’s Kovid-19.
Pat Cummins on Monday announced a $ 50,000 donation to the ‘PM Cares Fund’ for the supply of oxygen to hospitals filled with Kovid-19 cases in India. Cummins also said that he has been advised that the Indian government supports the continuation of the Indian Premier League and believes it provides ‘a few hours of enjoyment’ in this difficult time.
Gave this statement
In a statement on his official Twitter handle, he announced this and requested other top players to do the same as the country is grappling with the second wave of the Kovid-19 pandemic. He said in his statement, “There is a lot of discussion here on whether it is appropriate for the Indian Premier League to continue while the rate of Kovid-19 infection remains very high.
Cummins said in this statement, ‘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 recorded 3.53 lakh cases on Monday, the highest worldwide since the epidemic began last year.
He said, ‘I am deeply saddened by so many people getting sick at this time.’