RCB to wear “Blue Jersey” to help in donation of oxygen
On Sunday Royal Challengers Bangalore (RCB) skipper Virat Kohli informed that the franchise will be making a financial contribution to help the healthcare infrastructure related to Oxygen support in Bengaluru and other cities of the country.
RCB captain Virat Kohli, made the announcement in a video message posted on social media by RCB, also revealed that they will be auctioning the signed-player jerseys from the game to raise money for India’s health infrastructure, which is reeling under the lethal second wave of the coronavirus.
In the the video Kohli said “RCB has identified key areas in which immediate help is required in healthcare infrastructure related to Oxygen support and will be making a financial contribution in this regard”.
The blue jerseys will also have important healthcare messages engraved on it. Royal Challengers Bangalore will take on the Kolkata Knight Riders in their next IPL 2021 game on May 3.
“This season RCB is going to be wearing a special Blue jersey in one of the early upcoming matches with key messaging on the match kit to pay our respect and show solidarity to all the front line heroes who have spent the majority of last year wearing PPE kits and leading the fight against the pandemic, instead of our flagship Go Green Initiative match.
“Royal Challengers Bangalore will also auction all the signed player jerseys from this game to raise money and add to our earlier financial contribution supporting healthcare infrastructure related to oxygen support,” Royal Challengers Bangalore said in a statement.
India on Sunday reported its highest single-day toll of 3,689 Covid deaths. The country also saw a slight dip in the daily numbers with 3,92,488 new cases reported in the last 24 hours. These new cases take India’s Covid tally to 1,95,57,457.
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