Dhawan has also decided to donate his prize money received at various IPL matches towards the end of the program.

Veteran India opener Shikhar Dhawan has donated ₹ 20 lakh to an NGO to purchase oxygen cylinders and concentrates, doing their best to help Indian hospitals devastated by a deadly second wave of the COVID-19 pandemic. Has been doing.

The great Sachin Tendulkar contributed Rs 1 crore to ‘Oxygen India’, a single organization run by 250 entrepreneurs based out of the National Capital Region (NCR), which is among the worst affected in the country.

Dhawan has also decided to donate his prize money received at various IPL matches towards the end of the program.

Dhawan posted on social media, “We are in unprecedented time right now and it is the need of the hour that we do everything possible to help each other.”

Dhawan wrote, “I will donate more than ₹ 20 lakh from all post-match individual performance awards. I need to go to Mission Oxygen from IPL 2021 to need oxygen funds.”

He thanked all the frontline workers who have been working tirelessly for more than a year amidst unprecedented health crisis.

“We are forever in your debt. I also urge everyone to follow health protocols – wear a mask, maintain social hygiene.” Earlier in the day, seamer Jaydev Unadkat raised 10% of his IPL salary towards the COVID19 fight, while Nicholas Pooran of the West Indies also stepped in to contribute from his earnings.

Premier Australian Pacer Pat Cummins was one of the first players to contribute to overseas players, who donated $ 50,000 to the PM Cars Fund.

Among others, the Australian cricket media ($ 4200 / lakh 3.11 lakh), Rajasthan Royals (₹ 7.5 crore), Delhi Capital (₹ 1.5 crore) have all contributed to their fight against the dreaded virus through various NGOs. .

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