Recently, a lot of cricketers have shown their concern for the families of the soldiers, who were killed in the Pulwama attack. Cricketers and celebrities in India have pledged to donate money and help for the studies of the martyred families. Meanwhile, the ace cricketer Mohammed Shami also joins the list to give a bit of his help to the soldiers family.
They stand at borders while we play – Mohammed Shami
Speaking to ANI news, Mohammad Shami quoted that he will be helping the families of the soldiers by donating money. Further, he added that they will be the persons, who will be guarding the fence at the risk of their lives while we play the game.
“When we play for our country they stand at the borders protecting it. We stand with the families of our jawans, we will always be there for them,” Shami told ANI on Monday.
Earlier, the stylish southpaw Shikhar Dhawan also quoted that he will be donating money for the families. Further, the likes of Virender Sehwag, Gautam Gambhir also added that they will be taking care of the children educational expenses throughout their life.
“Nothing we can do will be enough. But the least I can do is offer to take complete care of the education of the children of our brave CRPF jawans martyred in #Pulwama in my Sehwag International School @SehwagSchool, Jhajjar. Saubhagya Hoga,” Sehwag wrote on his twitter handle.
In between, BCCI acting president CK Khanna Sunday appealed to Committee of Administrators chief Vinod Rai to sanction at least Rs 5 crore for the families of the Indian soldiers. Hopefully, they will let out the news sooner than later.
Recently, the Vidarbha Cricket Team, who were the Ranji Champions and also the winner of Irani Cup 2019 donated their Irani Cup prize money to the martyred families. It was a fine gesture from them.
Well, it is pleasing to see Indian Cricket is taking a forward step in helping the families of the jawans. In total, 44 soldiers were killed in the attack while few are battling out with injuries.