A few days after Australian pacer Pat Cummins had announced that he will be donated $50000 to the PM Cares Relief Fund, the champion cricketer, on Monday, took to his Twitter account where he revealed that he had instead donated the same towards UNICEF Australia.
Cricket Australia has partnered with the Australian Cricketers Association and UNICEF Australia to help India with the oxygen plants for critical cases, testing kits, and other medical equipment.
Cricket Australia took to its official Twitter account on Monday where it revealed that it will be making an initial donation of $50000 towards UNICEF Australia to lend a helping hand to India at the time of such crisis.
Cricket Australia also urged Australians around the world to make donations.
“Australian Cricket will throw its support behind the India COVID-19 Crisis Appeal by partnering with the @ACA_Players and @unicefaustralia to raise much-needed funds,” wrote Cricket Australia.
“Donate to UNICEF Australia’s India COVID-19 Crisis Appeal” it added.
— Cricket Australia (@CricketAus) May 2, 2021
Commenting on the tweet, Pat Cummins lauded Cricket Australia for the gesture besides revealing that he has ended up allocating his donation to UNICEF Australia’s India Covid-19 Crisis Appeal.
“Terrific work @CricketAus.FYI I ended up allocating my donation to UNICEF Australia’s India COVID-19 Crisis Appeal,” wrote Pat Cummins.
“If you’re able to, please join many others in supporting this here,” he added.
Terrific work @CricketAus
FYI I ended up allocating my donation to UNICEF Australia's India COVID-19 Crisis Appeal.
— Pat Cummins (@patcummins30) May 3, 2021