IPL 2021
Shreevats Goswami Donates 90000 INR To Help Provide Oxygen Supplies
By CricShots - Apr 29, 2021 12:34 pm
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Sunrisers Hyderabad wicket-keeper batsman, Shreevats Goswami became the latest cricketer to donate towards India’s fight against the COVID-19 pandemic. Goswami, who is yet to play a single game for SRH in the Indian Premier League (IPL) 2021 so far, has donated Rs 90,000 to provide oxygen supplies.

Shreevats Goswami
Shreevats Goswami

A charity organization named Donatekart posted a thank you message for the 31-year-old cricketer. Their tweet read: “Thanks a lot @shreevats1 for your generous contribution of Rs 90,000 to provide oxygen supplies in this hour of need.”

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Goswami also urged people to make do their part as well and help in whichever way possible towards India’s fight against the second wave of the pandemic which has brought whole nation on its knees. He tweeted, “Happy to help, please donate and reach out 🙂 we are in this together.”

Elaborating about his donation, Goswami had tweeted, “Several verified/legit NGOs like the @Hemkunt_Fdn are doing their bit during this crisis, @donatekart helps you to reach them,I have done my bit.Requesting people who can afford please reach out and help as much as you can . We are in this together.”

Goswami is the second cricketer from IPL 2021 to make an eth donation to help the country during the Covid crisis after Kolkata Knight Riders pacer Pat Cummins, who was the first to give away USD 50,000 to the PM-Cares Fund for the purchase of oxygen supplies for the Indian hospitals.

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Former Australian fast bowler Brett Lee, who is part of the broadcasting team of the IPL 2021, followed his compatriot Cummins and donated 1 Bitcoin to Crypto Relief to help purchase oxygen in hospitals across India. India saw a global record spike in cases for the 8th day in a row with almost 3.8 lakh people testing positive and 3,645 deaths in the last 24 hours.