In order to control the spread and reduce the spread of novel corona virus the Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi has extend the lock down till May 3rd. World Health Organization(WHO) announced this deadly coronavirus as pandemic.
This virus has put the whole world to halt and postponed the scheduled events. Many countries imposed a total lock down and even restricts foreigners to enter inside their country.
Due to the Indian government order, BCCI suspend the cash rich league till further notice. BCCI would lose huge amount if IPL went down.
KL Rahul takes steps to raise fund
India’s current wicketkeeper-batsman KL Rahul is auctioning his 2019 World Cup bat and other memorabilia to raise funds for vulnerable children.
The cricketer donated his personal cricketing equipment to the Bharat Army on his 28th birthday. The Bharat Army will auction the accessories to raise funds.
“I have decided to donate my cricket pads, my gloves, helmets and some of my jerseys to our collaboration partner Bharat Army. They are going to auction these things out and the funds will go towards the Aware Foundation,” Rahul said in a video posted by Bharat Army on Twitter.
To mark his 28th Birthday @GullyLiveFast brand ambassador @klrahul11 has kindly donated to Bharat Army his personal cricketing equipment including: Helmet, Bat, Pads, Gloves as well as his Test, ODI and T20 #TeamIndia match worn Jersey’s!
— The Bharat Army (@thebharatarmy) April 18, 2020
All proceeds from the auction will go to the Aware Foundation, which works to provide dispossessed, disadvantaged and vulnerable children in India the right to education.
“It’s a foundation that looks towards helping children. It is very special and I couldn`t pick a better day to do this,” Rahul added.
The items up for auction include Rahul’s signed 2019 World Cup bat, Test, ODI and T20 jersey along with his helmet, batting gloves, and pads.
“Go on check out the auction and show some love for me and the children and let`s stay strong together during this difficult time and all of us will come out of this stronger,” Rahul said.
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