Nicholas Pooran mentioned he’ll donate a portion of his IPL wage to assist India’s battle towards Covid.© BCCI/IPL
West Indies batsman Nicholas Pooran, who performs for Punjab Kings within the Indian Premier League (IPL), took to social media to announce that he will probably be donating a portion of his IPL wage to assist India’s battle towards the continued coronavirus pandemic. “Although many other countries are still being affected by the pandemic, the situation in India right now is particularly severe. I will do my part to bring awareness and financial assistance to this dire situation,” Pooran captioned the video on Twitter.
Although many different international locations are nonetheless being affected by the pandemic, the state of affairs in India proper now could be notably extreme. I’ll do my half to carry consciousness and monetary help to this dire state of affairs.#PrayForIndia pic.twitter.com/xAnXrwMVTu
— nicholas pooran #29 (@nicholas_47) April 30, 2021
“To all my fans and supporters, I realise I am in a safe and privileged position here in India at the IPL. But it is heartbreaking to be so close to the tragedy that is surrounding us. I would like to donate a portion of my IPL salary towards this (Covid) crisis in India,” Pooran mentioned within the video.
Earlier within the day, Pooran’s IPL franchise Punjab Kings pledged to offer oxygen concentrators by becoming a member of arms with an NGO — Round Table India.
To assist the battle towards #COVID19 in India, #PBKS has pledged to offer oxygen concentrators with the assistance of @roundtableindia! We additionally request everybody to affix in and assist in no matter approach doable as a result of collectively, we will! #SaddaPunjab #Unite2FightCorona pic.twitter.com/sZs5B1NDij
— Punjab Kings (@PunjabKingsIPL) April 30, 2021
“To help the fight against #COVID19 in India, #PBKS has pledged to provide oxygen concentrators with the help of @roundtableindia ! We also request everyone to join in and help in whatever way possible because together, we can,” Punjab Kings tweeted.
On Thursday, Rajasthan Royals and Delhi Capitals donated funds to assist Covid reduction work within the nation.
Pat Cummins, Brett Lee and Sachin Tendulkar have additionally supplied monetary help to assist the nation within the battle towards COVID-19.
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