In a noble gesture, former Australia skipper Steve Waugh’s supervisor Harley Medcalf raised Rs 1.Five lakh to lend a hand India’s specially-abled cricketers, who’re in monetary misery because of lockodwn in wake of the COVID-19 pandemic. The Bodily Challenged Cricket Affiliation of India (PCCAI) secretary Ravi Chauhan on Wednesday, mentioned, Medcalf took the initiative to lend a hand the specially-abled cricket avid gamers underneath aegis of PCCAI. “When Medcalf got here to grasp in regards to the trying out occasions of one of the most disabled avid gamers of PCCAI, he made up our minds to boost finances for those avid gamers.”
“The efforts bore culmination and a sum of Rs 1,50,000- used to be gathered. This cash used to be transferred to 30 maximum needy avid gamers of PCCAI,” mentioned Chauhan.
“An quantity of Rs 5,000 every had been granted to 30 disabled cricket avid gamers. This cash has been without delay transferred to their accounts,” added Chauhan.
Consistent with Chauhan, those avid gamers struggled to satisfy each ends.
“Each lend a hand is God-send for those avid gamers and they’ll at all times be pleased about this,” added Chauhan.
Waugh’s supervisor got here to learn about PCCAI, when previous this 12 months the previous skipper had met those avid gamers for a challenge he had undertaken.