Cricketers Pay Condolences After Amphan Cyclone Hits Bengal And Odisha
Kolkata airport is flooded after the storm. Credits: Cyclone

2020 keeps getting bad to worse. Amid the coronavirus scare, West Bengal and Odisha were hit by bad Amphan Cylcone which has caused some serious damage in the two states. The Super Cyclone has caused damage to lives, houses and infrastructure. 15 people have lost their lives whereas 5200 houses have been destroyed badly by the deadly cyclone.

Consequently, the cricket fraternity have come together and paid their respective condolences to the families which have been deeply effected by the cyclone.

Virat Kohli, Kobe Bryant
Virat Kohli. Photo Credit: Getty Images.

The Cyclone has caused severe damage in South Bengal.

Amphan has made huge damage in South Bengal, as the powerful natural disaster wiped off houses. A lot of videos have gone viral on the social media which gives a glimpse of the brutality of the destruction.

Not only West Bengal and Odisha but also Bangladesh has been hit by the cyclone. In fact, Bengal’s capital Kolkata has also witnessed damage as many of 14 million people of the city are without electricity and communications have been disturbed.

West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee has confirmed that the destruction is a bigger disaster than coronavirus. Bengal has thus far seen 3103 cases of Covid-19, which has spread like wildfire in the world.

Cricketers Pay Condolences After Amphan Cyclone Hits Bengal And Odisha
Tress fall on a bus in Bengal. Credits: Reuters

“Area after area has been ruined. I have experienced a war-like situation today,” Ms Banerjee was quoted as saying by the Press Trust of India.

The three districts of South and North 24 Parganas and East Midnapore are the part of the state which are worst affected by the cyclone.

It is also reported that Mobile phone network is also not working in the worst hit areas.

India captain Virat Kohli and many other players paid their condolences to the affected families.

Here is how cricketers paid their condolences to the families who are affected by Amphan cyclone:

Gautam Chauhan

Cricket is my first love. I want to be a wordsmith. I want to weave magic with my words.