RCB players will play a special blue jersey in one of the upcoming matches and all signed player jerseys from this game will also be auctioned to raise money.
IPL franchise Royal Challengers Bangalore on Sunday promised financial support for infrastructure “related to oxygen support” in India’s fight against the COVID-19 pandemic and also money by auctioning a special blue jersey worn by the players in the upcoming match. Will raise
India captain Virat Kohli, who led RCB, said in a video posted by the franchise on his Twitter handle that he had a “focused discussion” on how to help at the grassroots level.
Kohli said in a video posted by the franchise, “RCB has identified the key areas where there is a need for immediate help in the infrastructure of healthcare facilities related to oxygen support in Bangalore and other cities, and financial contribution for this will be given.”
The team will also raise money to deal with the devastation spread by the second wave of COVID-19 infections and an inadequate health infrastructure.
“RCB is playing a special blue jersey in one of the upcoming matches, with the key message on our match kit to pay our respects and show solidarity to all the front line heroes who spent most of last year in the PPE kit. Worn and pioneered. The fight against pandemics, “said Kohli.
RCB will add all signed player jerseys from the game to raise money and in our first financial contribution supporting healthcare infrastructure. We urge all of you to stay safe at home and get vaccinated as soon as possible.
RCB will face Kolkata Knight Riders here on Monday.
India recently reported over four lakh fresh coronavirus cases in a single day, with Maharashtra and Delhi being major contributors.
According to official figures, many IPL players have come forward to contribute to tackle the crisis that claimed more than 3,000 lives in India.
Australian fast bowler Pat Cummins was the first to help and donated USD 50,000 to the cause.
Support from other franchises and individual stars is also being deceived.