Bangladesh cricketers have determined to donate half of their month-to-month salaries to the federal government fund because the nation battles the coronavirus pandemic. Based on a report in Dhaka Tribune, 27 gamers are donating half of their month-to-month salaries. Amongst them 17 gamers are in BCB contract listing and remaining 10 gamers have performed within the nationwide crew just lately.
“The whole world is fighting against coronavirus pandemic. The outbreak of coronavirus is also increasing in Bangladesh. We, the cricketers, are trying to aware people in social media to take necessary steps to prevent this pandemic,” stated a joint assertion from the gamers.
“But we believe we have many more things to do rather than just increasing awareness among people. 17 players, who are in the central contract of BCB, and 10 other players who took part in recent series for national team; in total we are 27 cricketers giving half of our monthly salaries to help against coronavirus.
“After excluding the tax the quantity may be roughly 25 lakh taka . Could also be this fund shouldn’t be that a lot evaluate to the struggle towards coronavirus. But when all of us collectively can contribute from our personal positions, then in mixed, it may be a much bigger step to struggle towards coronavirus.
“If we can take the responsibilities and try to make contribution wholeheartedly rather than criticizing others, then we can win the war against coronavirus. Everyone please stay home, stay safe. Be well and keep our country safe,” it stated.
A complete of 39 have examined optimistic of the lethal virus in Bangladesh with 5 deaths.