The suspension of the 14th version of the Indian Premier League due to the coronavirus pandemic has seen cricketers head house for a brief break. And with an eye fixed on the upcoming World Test Championship and the 5-match Test collection in opposition to England, wicket-keeper Rishabh Pant is trying to stay energetic whereas at house.
Taking to Twitter, Pant posted a brief video of him mowing the garden at house and wrote: “Ye Dil Mange “Mower”! Forced quarantine break but happy to be able to stay active while indoors. Please stay safe everyone.”
— Rishabh Pant (@RishabhPant17) May 11, 2021
Earlier on Saturday, Pant introduced that he can be making a donation to Hemkunt Foundation to assist present oxygen cylinders with beds, Covid-relief kits, and rather more to these struggling throughout the nation.
“I am supporting the Hemkunt Foundation through a monetary donation that will help provide 02 cylinders with beds, Covid-relief kits and much more to those suffering across the country. I am especially keen to work with organisations providing medical aid and support to rural India and non-metro cities, which do not have the capacity of medical infrastructure than that of the major cities,” he mentioned in an official assertion on Twitter.
“I urge everyone to contribute in their own way so that we can help reach the remotest parts of the country and spread awareness about COVID relief and vaccination programs being run by the central and state governments. Please remember to stay safe, follow safety protocols, and get vaccinated, when possible,” he added.
— Rishabh Pant (@RishabhPant17) May 8, 2021
India is presently battling the second wave of COVID-19 and folks have been coming ahead to do their bit to deal with the disaster. “The scale of despair across our country has been immense and something I have been deeply affected by. As someone who has seen personal loss up close, my heart goes out to all the families who have suffered over the past year and I pray for the souls of those who have left us,” mentioned Pant.
“One of the most important aspects I have learned from sport is the power of working together as a team for a common cause. I salute our frontline workers, who have been working tirelessly to help India throughout the past year. However, the cause of helping India overcome these unprecedented times needs all our collective efforts,” he added.