Cricketers' Foundation extends financial support to retired umpires

The trust that supports retired umpires, coaches and groundsmen raised funds worth Rs. 4 lakhs to help the retired umpires during the COVID-19 pandemic.

Cricketers' Foundatiion has launched an initiative to help retired umpires.   -  AFP

The Cricketers' Foundation has extended financial support to twenty retired umpires who served Mumbai cricket.

The trust that supports retired umpires, coaches and groundsmen raised funds worth Rs. 4 lakhs to help the retired umpires during the COVID-19 pandemic, that has affected livelihood.

Veteran journalist Makarand Waingankar, the trust's chairman informed that each individual has received an amount of Rs.20,000.

The umpires expressed their gratitude upon receiving the amount, a release stated.

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