Indian Premier League franchises Rajasthan Royals and Delhi Capitals have reached India in a dire situation. The Rajasthan Royals team released an official statement saying they were contributing Rs 7.5 crore to PM-CARES.
Their official statement read: "Rajasthan Royals is pleased to announce a contribution of INR 7.5 Crores (over $1mn) towards Covid Relief to help with immediate support to people in India impacted by the surge of Covid-19 virus". The franchise contributed this money from owners, players, and management.
The franchise said that "The funds raised by Rajasthan Royals will help pan India, with an initial focus on the state of Rajasthan, where the RRF, Chaired by Ranjit Barthakur, has numerous initiatives it continues to support"
Delhi Capitals took to Twitter and said that the franchise was contributing Rs 1.5 Crore towards Covid19 relief efforts. These donations will be used for essential medical kits and oxygen cylinders.
It's known that Pat Cummins a, Kolkata Knight Riders Player, and an Australian player extended his support to India. Former Australian player Brett Lee too donated in bitcoins.