While the world is uniting to fight the coronavirus pandemic, former India skipper MS Dhoni, whose net worth is Rs 800 crore, donated merely a lakh for the needy during Covid19 21-day lockdown in the country. Also Read - Hardik Pandya Responds to Virat Kohli, Adds Another Twist to Hop Push-up Challenge | WATCH VIDEO
Not just Dhoni, other cricketers like Sachin Tendulkar and the Pathan brothers among others have also come forward and contributed. Former India captain and BCCI president Sourav Ganguly also donated Rs 50 lakh worth rice for the people who need it. Also Read - Delhi Containment Zones Stand at 448, South-West District Badly-Affected; List of Contained, De-Contained Areas Here
Dhoni, who is a massive superstar and enjoys a huge fanbase making such a small contribution did not go down well with his ardent fans, who slammed the WC-winning skipper, MS Dhoni. Also Read - Bowlers Hope to Get Virat Kohli in a Switched Off Mood & Take Advantage: Josh Hazlewood
Meanwhile, with coronavirus outbreak jolting the sporting calendar, it is highly unlikely that the cash-rich Indian Premier League will take place this year.
The 38-year-old cricketer was supposed to make a return to cricket after India’s loss in the 2019 ICC Cricket World Cup against New Zealand in the semi-finals. If the IPL does not take place, his absence will hurt the fans.