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Australian Cricket Media Association Donates $4200 For India’s Fight Against Covid-19

With the second wave of Covid-19 in India, help is coming from all the corners of the world. Australian Cricket Media Association has also offered helping hands by donating a sum of $4,200 to help India fight this deadly virus.

Taking to Twitter, journalist Ben Horne wrote, “The Australian cricket media has a special affection for India and its great people who are suffering deeply at this time. The Australian Cricket Media Association has made a small donation of $4200 to the Give Foundation. Please support in any way you can.”

Earlier today, Punjab Kings batsman Nicholas Pooran also made an announcement that he has decided to donate a portion of his IPL salary to help people in India fight this pandemic.

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“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. #PrayForIndia,” Pooran tweeted.

Delhi Capitals and Rajasthan Royals have also made contributions in India’s fight against Covid-19.

Soon after Punjab Kings also, taking to Twitter announced that they will also help India in this crunch situation of COVID crisis.

“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! #SaddaPunjab #Unite2FightCorona”.

Along with cricket legend Sachin Tendulkar, Australia cricket Pat Cummins and former Australia pacer, now turned commentator Brett Lee has also made contributions.

In a tweet, Tendulkar said: “The second wave of Covid has put our healthcare system under immense pressure. Providing oxygen for a large number of serious Covid patients is the need of the hour. It is heartening to see how people are rising to the occasion.”

“A group of 250+ young entrepreneurs have launched Mission Oxygen to raise funds for importing oxygen concentrators and donating them to hospitals across the country. I have helped by contributing to the cause and hope that their effort soon reaches out to many more hospitals across India,” he tweeted.

“Your support when I was playing was invaluable and helped me succeed. Today, we have to stand together behind everyone that is working hard to fight this pandemic.”

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