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Coronavirus Outbreak: Indian cricketer Suresh Raina donates Rs 52 lakh to fight against COVID-19 pandemic

  • Press Trust of India
  • March 28th, 2020
  • 19:57:15 IST

New Delhi: Indian cricketer Suresh Raina on Saturday donated Rs 52 lakh to the country's fight against COVID-19 pandemic and urged others also to contribute in these times of health crisis.

Raina's contribution is biggest from any Indian sportspersons across disciplines.

The 33-year-old left-handed batsman has played for India in 18 Tests, 226 ODIs and 78 Twenty20 Internationals between 2005 and 2018. He is currently with Chennai Super Kings in the IPL.

Batting maestro Sachin Tendulkar on Friday donated Rs 50 lakh to fight the COVID-19 pandemic, which has so far claimed 21 Indian lives and more than 28,000 deaths globally.

Updated Date: March 28, 2020 19:57:15 IST

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