Cricketers are role models. Not just due to their stature and contribution for the national but also due to their generous side off the field. Cricketers have often come out in support of the citizens through various philanthropic activities and won hearts of people across the globe.
Let us have a look at few cricketers who are known for their philanthropic activities.
Australia fast bowling legend Glenn McGrath is well-known for his philanthropic activities through his foundation. McGrath has an inspirational story behind the Glenn McGrath foundation. It was found by him after the death of his wife Jane at the age of 31 after she lost battle to breast cancer.
Under the foundation, there are 145 McGrath Breast Care Nurses, who help individuals and their families experiencing breast cancer by providing physical, psychological and emotional support, for free, according to their official page.