India and Mumbai Indians all-rounder, Hardik Pandya has revealed that his family has donated 200 oxygen concentrators to the rural parts of the country as a mark of helping the most vulnerable section of the country fight the deadly contagion that is the Wuhan virus.
With India grappling under the second wave of Covid-19, several cricketers including Pat Cummins, Brett Lee, Master Blaster Sachin Tendulkar, Nicholas Pooran, Sreevats Goswami, and many others have come forward to contribute to various Covid relief funds.
Pandya, in an interview with the host broadcaster prior to the start of the MI-CSK fixture, acknowledged the situation that the country is going through at the moment and expressed his gratitude towards the medical staff, frontline workers, and all the individuals who have come forward for help others in such grim times.
Hardik Pandya added that his family was mulling over several options on how to help out and they ultimately decided to donate 200 oxygen concentrators to the rural parts of the country where the medical infrastructure needs more support compared to the cities.
”We all understand the difficulty that our country is undergoing at this period of time. Gratitude to all the medical staff, frontline workers and all the individuals who have come out and held their hands at such times to fight out the battle. Krunal, myself and my mother – basically our entire family, we were finding ways at trying to help out. We decided to donate 200 oxygen concentrators to the rural parts of India where I feel the medical infrastructure needs more support. We all understand it’s difficult, we want to show our gratitude, support and just want to tell everyone that they’re always there in our prayers,” said Hardik Pandya as quoted by CricBuzz.