New Delhi: India is suffering from the second wave of coronavirus. As the cases are increasing day by day, the fatality rate has also increased. The current situation is very bad in country. Amid all this, the 14th edition of the Indian Premier League is in progress.
Many people are criticising the Board of Control for Cricket (BCCI) for continuing with the IPL in current situation. But the foreign players who are featuring in the league are coming forward to donate good amount of sum for relief works in India.
First, the Kolkata Knight Riders (KKR) fast bowler Pat Cummins donated $50,000 to PM-CARES Fund and after that Brett Lee, Sheldon Jackson, and Shreevats Goswami joined the bandwagon.
Now, Nicholas Pooran also joined and donated a portion of IPL salary to help India recover from the pandemic. He shared a small video with a caption, “Although many countries are still being affected by the pandemic, the situation in India is particularly severe. I will do my part to bring awareness and financial assistance to this dire situation.”
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 pic.twitter.com/xAnXrwMVTu— nicholas pooran #29 (@nicholas_47) April 30, 2021
Punjab Kings (PBKS) bought Nicolas Pooran for Rs 4.2 crore during the IPL 2019 auction. He played 27 matches and made 549 runs at an average of 26.14 with a strike rate of 159.13. He has also scored two half-centuries.
The wicketkeeper-batsman of West Indies is yet to set the stage on fire as his team is struggling with four losses in seven matches.
However, this gesture of Nicholas has won the hearts of his fans.