The second wave of the COVID-19 pandemic has been wreaking havoc in India with the average number of positive cases crossing 3 lakh over this week. The same has resulted in a plethora of problems like the shortage of oxygen arising in the country. A lot of nations have offered their support and contributions out of concern for the truly dire situation and health crisis that the nation finds itself in.
At this juncture, the Indian Premier League (IPL) is the only major sporting event taking place in India. Players have been living in bio-bubbles away from the outside worlds. Some of these players have also offered donations and their support to India during this difficult time. The likes of Pat Cummins, Brett Lee, Shreevats Goswami and Sheldon Jackson donated money as did teams Rajasthan Royals, Punjab Kings and Delhi Capitals.
Rashid Khan posts moving video
Afghanistan and Sunrisers Hyderabad (SRH) spinner Rashid Khan took to Twitter today to post a moving video depicting people of his country offering their support and best wishes to India. The video shows different professionals and students coming together in a video with placards before ending with the message that they are with India.
Rashid posted the video to his Twitter handle and captioned it, “Everyone back home in of Afghanistan is with you INDIA in this tough time . Please everyone stay safe stay home maintain social distance and Wear Mask plz (sic)”
With regard to action on the field, Rashid Khan has been a shining spark in SRH’s otherwise disappointing campaign that has seen then win just one match in their first six.