Rajasthan Royals to go Pink against the Yellow brigade. Here’s why?

Updated on: May 10, 2018 12:21 pm IST

  • Rajasthan Royals in association with Tata Trust Funds revealed a special jersey on Wednesday ahead of their upcoming Indian Premier League match.

    The jersey is an initiative to boost state-wide cancer campaign, and the wear will wear the pink jerseys in the match against Chennai Super Kings dedicated to the cause of popularising early cancer screening among all part of the cancer campaign.

    It is being run with the support of Rajasthan government, National cancer grid, Indian Cancer Society and Indian Dental Association in Rajasthan.

    Rajasthan Royals captain Ajinkya Rahane, Heinrich Klassen, Krishnappa Gowtham and Mahipal Lomror paid a visit to SMS hospital and got themselves screened at the Oncology department in the hospital in an urge for promoting early cancer screening.

    After this Dr. VK Mathur, Director (Public Health) and Commissioner (Food & Safety),  Dr US Agarwal, Principal SMS Medical College, Burzis S Taraporevala, CFO and Company Secretary Tata Trusts and Ranjit Barthakur, Executive Chairman Rajasthan Royals revealed the special jersey.

    The jerseys have been created with a blend of pink, teal and burgundy.

    These three colours symbolize three common types of cancer- pink for breast cancer, burgundy for oral cancer and teal for cervical cancer.

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