Rajasthan Royals pacer Jaydev Unadkat has donated 10% of his IPL 2021 salary for essential medical resources in the wake of COVID-19 pandemic. Unadkat posted a video on social media to share this news and requested everyone to contribute in whichever way they can. He further mentioned that his family will ensure that his contribution reach the right places. The left-arm pacer had earlier mentioned that in these times not everyone in the society can be doctor, but definitely can be a helper. With that thought he urged the people to come together, contribute and help each other to battle against the second wave of COVID-19.
Cricket brings a much needed break in these uncertain times: Unadkat
Jaydev Unadkat went on that in these trying times, cricket brings a much needed distraction and the reason for joy for many people in India. “I am not saying it is right or wrong to play cricket at the moment but honestly, it is difficult to stay away from family and friends in this situation” he added.
Watch the video:
I am contributing 10% of my IPL salary towards providing essential medical resources for those in need. My family will make sure it reaches the right places. Jai Hind! pic.twitter.com/XvAOayUEcd
— Jaydev Unadkat (@JUnadkat) April 30, 2021
Earlier KKR’s Pat Cummins, former cricketer Brett Lee gave their contributions for COVID relief resources in India. Rajasthan Royals’ have also donated $1 dollar to procure medical resources in these hard times. Earlier this morning, PBKS’ Nicholas Pooran also took to Twitter to share that he’ll be donating a portion of his IPL salary to help India fight against COVID-19.