Sunrisers Hyderabad to donate ₹10 lakh for COVID-19 relief

Sunrisers’ initiative draws praise from team captain David Warner.

In this picture taken on Thursday, police is stationed at the fenced-off Payakapuram area of Vijayawada where three COVID-19 positive cases were reported. As on Wednesday, reports from the State health departments put the number of confirmed cases at 5,598. - V. RAJU

Sunrisers Hyderabad, the Indian Premier League club, on Thursday decided to donate ₹10 crore to aid in India’s fight against the COVID-19 pandemic.

Sun TV Group (SunRisers Hyderabad) is donating ₹10 crores towards Corona Covid-19 relief measures (sic),” the club announced on Twitter.

Sunrisers’ initiative drew praise from the team’s captain David Warner. “How good is this well done Sun TV Group @SunRisers,” Warner tweeted.

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Other IPL teams like Kings XI Punjab and Kolkata Knight Riders have also pledged to contribute to the PM-CARES fund set up by the government to fight against against the pandemic.

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