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| On May 20, 2021 1:23 PM IST

How much did Virat Kohli donate for Covid-19 Relief? Check Details

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Virat Kohli Covid – 19 Donation: India is currently experiencing one of the toughest times due to massive second wave of Covid-19. Across the different parts of the country, there is a calamity much due to the massive dearth of oxygen supplies and other necessary medical facilities. In the wake of these widespread Covid-19 crisis, Indian captain Virat Kohli together with his wife Anushka Sharma have come forward to support the nation with a wonderful initiative.

Virat Kohli Covid Donation

In a massive recent development, Virat Kohli and Anushka Sharma have donated an amount worth INR 2 crore towards a fund-raising project called Ketto. Kohli’s proceeds will move to “ACT Grants”, that is a movement working to arrange funds for oxygen concentrators and medical solutions for COVID-19. The power couple has pledged to support the people of India in this massive challenging battle against coronavirus and are also aiming to raise Rs. 7 crore #InThisTogether for the relief work in the country.

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“Hi, guys. Things have been very tough for India as we fight the pandemic. And it really pains us to see our country suffer like this. We are grateful to all the people who are working day and night for us, their dedication is appreciated. But it’s time we stand with them in this fight. So, Anushka and I have started a fundraiser on Ketto and the money raised will go towards COVID-19 relief.

And we request you all to join the initiative and donate. Every little bit makes a difference. To our family, friends, and fans, the time is to stand together and move forward. We will overcome this together. We will win this war if we are in this together. Stay safe, Jai Hind!” said Virat Kohli and Anushka Sharma in their video message.

Related: Virat Kohli begins COVID-19 Relief Work in Mumbai

IPL News Update: When will the IPL resume?

After multiple covid-19 cases reported in more than one franchise, the BCCI were forced to suspend the Indian Premier League (IPL) with immediate effect. And now the BCCI officials are working on different plans with regards to the resumption of the tournament. There are also reports that four of the top English counties have possibly agreed to host the second half of the IPL in the UK before the start of the T20 World Cup. After the postponement of the IPL, this year’s T20 World Cup scheduled to be held originally in India is also likely to move to the UAE.

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