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RCB promises financial help for oxygen support, will also auction special jersey to raise funds

The team will also raise funds by selling their special jersey to tackle the carnage unleashed by the second wave of the coronavirus in India.

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The Royal Challengers Bangalore has pledged financial support to India in their battle against Coronavirus. They will also be auctioning their special blue jersey that they’ll wear in their upcoming match to raise funds. RCB posted a video in which Virat Kohli said that they will be making contributions for Oxygen support in Bangalore and other cities.

“RCB has identified key areas where much needed help is required immediately in healthcare infrastructure related to Oxygen support in Bangalore and other cities, and will be making a financial contribution towards this,” Kohli said in a video posted by the franchise.

The team will also raise funds to tackle the carnage unleashed by the second wave of the coronavirus in India.

“The RCB is going to be sporting a special Blue jersey in one of the upcoming matches with key messaging on our match kits to pay our respect and show solidarity to all the front line heroes who have spent majority of last year wearing PPE kits & leading the fight against the pandemic,” Kohli said.

“RCB will also auction all the signed player jerseys from this game to raise money and add to our earlier financial contribution supporting healthcare infrastructure. We urge all of you to stay safe at home and get vaccinated at the earliest opportunity,” he signed off.

RCB are set to lock horns with Kolkata Knight Riders on Monday. The second wave of the Coronavirus has wreaked havoc in India. The country recently reported 4 lakh cases in a single day.

Several overseas cricketers and IPL franchises have come forward to aid India in its battle against Coronavirus. The likes of Pat Cummins, Brett Lee, Delhi Capitals, Rajasthan Royals etc have pledged financial support to India.

 

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