The Australian Cricket Board has decided to support India in the COVID-19 crisis. Cricket Australia has not only given its support to India, but is also partnering with Cricket Australia, Australian Cricketers Association and UNICEF Australia to raise much needed funds. The Australian Cricket Board is saddened that the second wave of Corona virus has caused havoc in India.
India is a country with which Australians share a strong friendship and relationship. UNICEF Australia’s India COVID-19 Crisis Appeal is purchasing and installing oxygen production plants in hospitals to treat critically ill patients, providing test equipment in heavily affected districts, and accelerating the COVID-19 vaccination rollout Is supporting
Cricket Australia has initially decided to donate 50 thousand dollars i.e. around 37 lakh rupees and will encourage Australians everywhere to give generously at this critical time in response to India’s COVID-19. Cricket Australia’s interim CEO Nick Hockley said in an official statement, “Australians and Indians share a special bond and for many, our mutual love of cricket is central to that friendship. During the second wave, many of our Indian sisters And it has been sad and disturbing to know the suffering of the brothers. ”
He continued, “The Corona virus epidemic and our hearts affect everyone. Pat Cummins and Brett won our hearts last week when they donated money. In the same spirit, we are proud to raise funds with UNICEF Australia That will provide assistance to the people of India. ” Health systems will also be worked on, along with much-needed oxygen, test equipment and vaccines. Earlier Pat Cummins and Brett Lee also donated their share to help India fight the epidemic.