Former India cricketer-turned-politician Gautam Gambhir on Saturday thanked Royal Challengers Bangalore (RCB) for supporting his move to donate towards the coronavirus relief fund during the testing times. Also Read - Lockdown 4.0: This State Allows Taxis And Auto-rickshaws in Red Zones From Today
RCB took to their official Twitter handle and shared the article with their followers with a caption that read, “Former India batsman Gambhir donates two years’ salary as an MP to fight coronavirus!” Also Read - Virtual Rallies, Conferences: This is How BJP Plans to Celebrate First Anniversary of Modi Govt 2.0
On spotting it, Gambhir thanked the franchise in his own style. Also Read - On First Day of Last Week of Lockdown 4.0, India Reopens Its Skies; Highest Single-Day Spike of 6,977 Recorded | 10 Points
The former player took to his Twitter handle and wrote, “@RCBTweets I hated losing to you guys, but today you have won me over by this acknowledgement. Thanks a lot.”
Gambhir donated Rs 1 crore to the relief funds.
On the 9th anniversary of 2011 World Cup, the Delhi-born cricketer made another announcement saying that he will be going to donate his two years’ salary towards Prime Minister’s Citizen Assistance and Relief in Emergency Situations Fund (PM CARES) funds.
Meanwhile, most of the sporting events have been canceled or postponed due to the pandemic. In India, the number of positive coronavirus cases has crossed the 3000-mark and the number is on the rise.