Pat Cummins donated to the “PM Cares Fund”.© BCCI/IPL
Australia quick bowler Pat Cummins, who performs for Kolkata Knight Riders (KKR) within the Indian Premier League (IPL) on Monday introduced that he’s donating $50,000 to the ‘PM Cares Fund’ particularly for the acquisition of oxygen provides for Indian hospitals because the nation faces a surge of COVID-19 circumstances. He additionally urged colleagues within the IPL to contribute.
– Pat Cummins (@patcummins30) April 26, 2021
“India is a rustic I’ve come to like dearly over time and the folks listed below are one of many warmest and kindest I’ve met. To know so many are struggling a lot this time saddens me vastly,” Cummins stated in his assertion.
“There was fairly a bit of dialogue over right here as as to whether it’s acceptable for IPL to proceed whereas COVID-19 an infection charges stay excessive. I’m suggested that the Indian Authorities is of the view that taking part in the IPL whereas the inhabitants is in lockdown offers a number of hours of pleasure and respite every day at an in any other case tough time for the nation,” he stated.
“As gamers we’re privileged to have a platform that permits us to succeed in hundreds of thousands of those who we are able to use for good. With that in thoughts, I’ve made a contribution to the “PM Cares Fund,” particularly to buy oxygen provides for India’s hospitals,” the Australian wrote.
“I encourage my fellow IPL gamers – and anybody round else the world who has been touched by India’s ardour and generosity – to contribute. I’ll kick it off with $50,000,” he stated.