India cricketer Jaydev Unadkat, who led Saurashtra to the Ranji title, on Tuesday joined the coronavirus fight by making a contribution to the PM-CARES Fund as well as the Gujarat Chief Ministers Relief Fund. Also Read - LaLiga 2020-21 to Begin From September 12, Says President Javier Tebas
Like Cheteshwar Pujara, Unadkat did not disclose the amount that his family contributed towards the cause. Also Read - Renowned Astrologer Bejan Daruwalla Passes Away at 89 Due to COVID-19; Gujarat CM Rupani Expresses Grief
Taking to Twitter, the bowler wrote: “My family and I are making our contributions towards the PM-CARES Fund and Chief Minister’s Relief Fund (Gujarat), apart from providing essential things to the local migrants and local organizations. Also Read - India GDP Q4: At 4.2% GDP Growth Lowest in 11 Years But Better Than Expected | Explained in 10 Points
“These last few days have been absolutely challenging for a lot of us. I feel immense pain for those who are trying to make ends meet, fighting for food & life, in this situation. Let us all stand united, spread positivity and do whatever we can for those in need. This too shall pass. Stay Home, Stay Safe.”
Earlier in the day Test specialist Cheteshwar Pujara also said that he and his family have contributed to the Prime Minister’s Citizen Assistance and Relief in Emergency Situations Fund” (PM-CARES Fund) which has been set up to aid in the fight against coronavirus.
“My family and I have contributed our bit to the PM-Cares Fund and Gujarat CM Relief Fund, and hope you will too. We are thankful to all the medical professionals, policemen and women and all others who are out there working hard for our country and humanity,” Pujara said in a statement that he tweeted.
In India, the number of coronavirus positive cases has gone past the 4500-mark and is constantly on the rise.