Australian women to raise money for Paralympics team

The Australian women's team will contribute A$50 to the Australian Paralympics team for its participation in the Rio Paralympic Games for every boundary hit during the Women's World Twenty20.

Australia's players train in Nagpur.   -  PTI

When it comes to charity or raising money for a good cause, the Australians look to go out of the way in order to bring succour to the needy. The Australian women’s team, led by the brilliant Meg Lanning, is going all out to ensure the participation of the Australian Paralympics team in the Rio Paralympics Summer Games 2016 from September 7 to 18.

The Australian team has formed a group with catchy name “RunsForRio” and it will contribute $ 50 Australian for every boundary hit during the ICC World Twenty20 here. The team has made a decent start with 11 x 4s (AU$ 550) in its opening match against South Africa at the VCA ground at Jamtha. The team is using social media platforms to encourage others to donate for a cause.