Yuvraj Singh pledges to donate Rs 50 lakh in fight against Coronavirus pandemic

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The flamboyant all-rounder additionally appealed to the parents to cease united in the fight against the pandemic that has to this level claimed greater than 70 lives while infecting over 3000 all around the country.

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Updated: Apr 05, 2020 19: 48 IST

A file explain of Yuvraj Singh.(Getty Photos)

Stale India big title cricketer Yuvraj Singh on Sunday pledged to donate Rs 50 lakh to the PM CARES Fund to aid fight the COVID-19 pandemic.

The flamboyant all-rounder additionally appealed to the parents to cease united in the fight against the pandemic that has to this level claimed greater than 70 lives while infecting over 3000 all around the the country.

“We’re stronger when we stand united. I will be lighting a candle tonight at 9pm for 9 minutes. Are you with me?” he requested referring to Top Minister Narendra Modi’s allure to gentle candles, diyas or torchlights for nine minutes.

“On this special occasion of team spirit, I pledge Rs. 50 Lakhs to the PMCaresFunds. Please live your bit too!,” Yuvraj wrote on his twitter handle. Since Modi’s allure, many sportspersons have approach forward and urged the country’s folks to interchange off lights for nine minutes and gentle candles on the balconies of their homes.

The PM additionally urged folks to donate generously because the country battles the unprecedented world health crisis.

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