Amid the deadly coronavirus pandemic, former India cricketer Harbhajan Singh on Sunday urged fans to donate to the Shahid Afridi Foundation for COVID-19 relief. Also Read - Fresh 20 Containment Zones Formed in Delhi in Last 24 Hours, Total Count Rises to 122 - Full List Here
Harbhajan took to Twitter and shared a video message as the world reels under extreme testing times. He also tagged cricketers Wasim Akram, Yuvraj Singh, and Shoaib Akhtar. Also Read - Uttarakhand News: Gayatri Puja With Social Distancing From 9 AM Today in All Households to Fight COVID-19
“The world is passing through extreme testing and unprecedented times. Let’s do our bit to help @SAfridiOfficial @SAFoundationN doing gr8 work plz join hands with them nd contribute whatever u can http://donatekarona.com for covid19,” tweeted Harbhajan along with his video. Also Read - Tamil Nadu Extends Lockdown Till June 30 With Few Relaxations | LIVE Updates
Lauding Afridi for the good work his Foundation is doing, the former off-spinner said, “I would like to congratulate Shahid Afridi Foundation, who have done a fabulous job to keep humanity alive. You can also become part of their campaign by making a donation on www.donatekarona.com. You can donate whatever amount you want to, so that is used in saving a life. I request you all to stay at home, stay safe with your families,” the Indian cricketer said.
“Follow the instructions provided by the government and do not leave your houses. Hopefully, we all together will get rid of corona (virus). I would like to nominate my three friends to make a video to spread awareness. And they are Wasim Akram, Shoaib Akhtar and Yuvraj Singh. Shahid Afridi very well done, you guys are doing a great job and others who are involved in this,” Harbhajan concluded.
In India, Prime Minister Narendra Modi has clamped a 21-day nationwide lockdown to control the spread of the virus.