Virat Kohli
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In yet another heartwarming gesture, legendary Indian cricketer Virat Kohli has donated Rs 6.77 Lakhs for the treatment of former Indian women’s cricketer K.S Sravanthi Naidu’s mother, S.K Suman, who is undergoing treatment for the Wuhan virus.

Virat Kohli’s gesture was in response to a tweet tagged to him by former BCCI South Zone convenor and sister of former BCCI President Shivlal Yadav, N. Vidya Yadav, who has sought help for Sravanthi.

Virat Kohli, Royal Challengers Bangalore
Virat Kohli (Image Credit: Twitter)

Sravanthi had already spent Rs. 16 Lakhs for treatment if her parents, who tested for Covid.

Speaking to Sportstar, Vidya was amazed at the spontaneous and benevolent gesture by Virat Kohli.

She also expressed her gratitude towards Indian fielding coach R. Sridhar, who reportedly took up the issue with Virat.

“Honestly, I was amazed at his spontaneous gesture. Such a great gesture from such a great cricketer,” Vidya told Sportstar.

“I am also grateful to the Indian fielding coach R. Sridhar who also took up the issue with Kohli,” she said.

Vidya has been coordinating with Shivlal Yadav to mobilize funds for the treatment. The HCA Apex Council has already released Rs 3 Lakh for the same and an additional Rs 2 Lakh will be released.

Speaking of Virat Kohli, the Indian captain and his Bollywood actress wife, Anushka Sharma, had donated Rs 3 Crore towards PM Care Fund last year and a further Rs 2 Crore last month towards the Ketto fundraiser, which the couple recently announced has accumulated over Rs 11 Crore.

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