IPL Sunrisers Hyderabad (SRH) franchise will donate 30 Crores INR for the fight against Covid-19 in India.
The Sun TV network, owner of the Sunrisers Hyderabad (SRH) IPL franchise, announced on Monday that it would donate INR 30 crore to the country to fight the deadly second wave of Covid-19.
Sunrisers Hyderabad (SRH) took to Twitter to share the information with all of their fans and supporters. Donations will go to state governments and the Indian government.
“Sun TV Network is donating 30 crore rupees to help those affected by the second wave of the Covid-19 pandemic. This sum will be devoted to several initiatives currently underway in various states of India, including: 1. Donations to various programs launched by the Indian government and state governments 2. Partnership with NGOs that provide oxygen cylinders, drugs, etc. SRH said in a statement.
The franchise further added that it would use social media platforms to educate its viewers.
“In addition, the company will harness its resources, including all of its media assets, to further educate millions of viewers across India and the rest of the world,” the statement continued.
Previously, Rajasthan Royals (RR) had donated 7.5 crore INR and Delhi Capitals (DC) had pledged to contribute 1.5 crore INR for the cause.
SRH has been placed at the bottom of the Vivo IPL 2021 points table with a lone victory in all seven outings. Due to the poor performance, the franchise had to remove Australian drummer David Warner from the role of captain and Kane Williamson was named skipper for the remainder of the season.
The fate of SRH did not change even after the change of captain. Williamson was unable to lead SRH to victory in his only game as captain, after which BCCI suspended the 2021 Vivo IPL indefinitely.
Wicket keeper batsman Wriddhiman Saha tested positive for covid by SRH ahead of their match against the Mumbai Indians.
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