The ongoing Coronavirus pandemic is taking a dangerous turn in India with positive cases touching 1 lakh in the country. The lockdown is in its fourth phase at the moment but more than 4000 cases are being registered daily. During these tough times, the cricketing fraternity is coming forward to help the nation fight the pandemic while some of them have also fed the poor and needy people who have suffered from the lockdown.
The Indian cricketers have also donated generously but Cheteshwar Pujara came up with a brilliant gesture on Monday which will definitely win a lot of hearts. He spoke to one of his die-hard fans in Ahmedabad who has been tested positive for Coronavirus and is being treated in the hospital.
Pujara himself took to Twitter and posted a screenshot of the video call wishing his fan, Hardik, a speedy recovery from the virus. “Just spoke to one of my fans from Ahmedabad who is affected by Covid-19. I just wish you a speedy recovery, @hardiks47826252. Be positive and take care,” his tweet read.
Here’s the tweet:
— cheteshwar pujara (@cheteshwar1) May 18, 2020
Cheteshwar Pujara contributed to relief funds last month
Cheteshwar Pujara, like his other teammates, also donated an undisclosed amount to the PM CARES and the Gujarat CM Relief Fund last month. He also thanked the healthcare professionals and all the frontline workers for their efforts during this pandemic.
“My family and I have contributed our bit to the PM CARES fund and Gujarat CM Relief Fund, and hope you will too. We are thankful to all medical professionals, police men and women and all others who are out there working hard for our country and humanity,” his statement read.
— cheteshwar pujara (@cheteshwar1) April 7, 2020
Meanwhile, the Saurashtra lad hasn’t played any cricket after returning from New Zealand in the first week of March. He was supposed to travel to England to play in County season but the cricket in UK has been suspended till July 1 and it looks unlikely that he will be getting back on field any time soon.
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