Eden Gardens, Curator, Relief Fund
Eden Gardens (Credits: Twitter)

As the outbreak of the coronavirus pandemic intensifies in the country, new people are coming up every day to save humanity in India. This time, the Eden Gardens stadium has come up with a good news wherein, a curator of the stadium has announced to donate his one month’s salary to the West Bengal Relief Fund.

Veteran Eden Gardens pitch curator Sujan Mukherjee has requested the Cricket Association of Bengal (CAB) to donate his one month’s salary to West Bengal Emergency Relief Fund, to join the fight against coronavirus pandemic.

Eden Gardens
Eden Gardens. Credit: Twitter

Earlier, the CAB had announced that it would donate a sum of Rs 25 lakh to the State Administration in Corona Aid with president Avishek Dalmiya shelling Rs 5 lakh from his pocket. So far, there have been 10 coronavirus cases in West Bengal with one death.

Eden Gardens Curator To Donate One Month’s Salary

Sujan Mukherjee has requested the Cricket Association of Bengal (CAB) to donate his one month’s salary to West Bengal Emergency Relief Fund to join the fight against coronavirus pandemic.

Mukherjee was also actively involved with former India all-rounder and Minister of State (sports and youth affairs) of West Bengal Laxmi Ratan Shukla as they arranged rice and pulses and distributed to the groundsmen belonging to various cricket grounds located at Kolkata Maidan.

Former Bengal pacer Shib Shankar Paul also came forward and decided to donate Rs. 25,000 in Corona aid. He requested CAB to donate the amount and adjust the same from his remuneration as the women’s senior Bengal team coach.

Sujan Mukherjee, Pink Ball Test
Eden Gardens (Photo Credits – K.R. Deepak)

CAB office bearers secretary Snehashis Ganguly, vice-president Naresh Ojha and joint secretary Debabrata Das came forward to contribute to the cause by donating one lakh each.

Treasurer Debasish Ganguly’s club South Suburban also showed its intent to donate.

Major Cricketing Events Come To A Hold After Coronavirus

IPL, IPL 2020, Closed Doors, Government
IPL Trophy. Photo by: Deepak Malik /SPORTZPICS for BCCI

Recently, the IPL 2020 was postponed till April 15 due to the coronavirus outbreak. To the disappointment of the cricket fans, the India-South Africa ODI series has also been called off.

Apart from it, the Road Safety World Series has also been suspended. The Pakistan Super League (PSL) suffered the same fate as it was postponed just before the knockouts.

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