The number of cases in the second wave of the Covid-19 pandemic are getting higher and higher daily. The individuals having a shortage of hospital beds and oxygen cylinders. Because of the shortage, There is a regular occurrence of more than 1000 deaths a day. Recently, about three lakh instances are being recorded every day.
With the second wave of COVID-19 rampant in the country, several cricketers and cricketing franchises have done their bit to support India in its fight against Covid-19. Brett Lee contributed 1 bitcoin to help the country fight the pandemic while Pat Cummins donated $50,000. The Rajasthan Royals franchise (RR) did their bit too and donated a sum of INR 7.5 Crores. Jaydev Unadkat recently donated 10% of his IPL salary, which is more than 1 Crore rupees.
Punjab Kings Pledged Funds Towards Providing Oxygen Concentrators
The Punjab-based franchise has also requested one and all to join in and help in whatever way possible.
Punjab Kings also took to Twitter to announce that they have pledged funds towards providing oxygen concentrators across the country. “To help the fight against #COVID19 in India, #PBKS has pledged to provide oxygen concentrators with the help of @roundtableindia! We also request everyone to join in and help in whatever way possible because together, we can! #SaddaPunjab #Unite2FightCorona”.
Off the field, Punjab Kings have earned the respect. On the field, KL Rahul led side is looking to get back on track. They’ve 6 points currently and 5th on the points table.
Last night, Punjab Kings got their all-important win. Harpreet Brar had a moment to remember as he picked up wickets of Virat Kohli, Glenn Maxwell and AB de Villiers in the span of 7 balls. The Finger spinner has to hit hard lengths and batsmen had no clue playing him on Ahmedabad’s pitch. Harpreet also helped Captain KL Rahul finish innings on a high note with quickfire 25 runs.
KL Rahul again scored a brilliant knock of 91 runs. Punjab Kings can really get back in the tournament with few more wins. Punjab Kings have 7 games remaining and they need to win at least 4-5 games to make it into the playoffs.