Royal Challengers Bangalore (RCB) and their captain Virat Kohli have saluted frontline workers who are helping India fight against the coronavirus (COVID-19). RCB have made a video for the frontline heroes
Bengaluru: India and Royal Challengers Bangalore (RCB) captain Virat Kohli on Friday (April 17) saluted the frontline heroes and fans for “playing bold” in the fight against the coronavirus (COVID-19).
On his Twitter account, Kohli tweeted a video where IPL franchise RCB are talking about how tough the year 2020 has been and saluted all the frontline workers involved in the fight against the virus.
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“We salute all the frontline heroes and YOU for Playing Bold in the fight against COVID-19. Take social distancing seriously. #StayHomeSaveLives #PlayBold (sic),” Kohli wrote with the video.
The 105-second video features RCB players Kohli, AB de Villiers, Yuzvendra Chahal, Umesh Yadav, Dale Steyn, Moeen Ali, Navdeep Saini and others. The message in the video is “you stay in and stay not out”.
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The video ends with the message, “RCB salutes all the frontline heroes and you for playing bold in the fight against COVID-19. Take social distancing seriously, stay home, stay safe. Play Bold.”
Currently, India is under a lockdown until May 3. The 13th edition of the Indian Premier League (IPL 2020) has been suspended till “further notice”, the Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) said on Thursday (April 17). IPL 2020 was scheduled to start on March 29.
Earlier, Kohli and his actress wife Anushka Sharma had donated money to ‘Prime Minister’s Citizen Assistance and Relief in Emergency Situations Fund’ (PM CARES Fund) to help India fight against the coronavirus.
Please wake up to the reality and seriousness of the situation and take responsibility. The nation needs our support and honesty. pic.twitter.com/ZvOb0qgwIV— Virat Kohli (@imVkohli) March 27, 2020
Anushka and I are pledging our support towards PM-CARES Fund & the Chief Minister's Relief Fund (Maharashtra). Our hearts are breaking looking at the suffering of so many & we hope our contribution, in some way, helps easing the pain of our fellow citizens #IndiaFightsCorona— Virat Kohli (@imVkohli) March 30, 2020
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Last Updated 17, Apr 2020, 5:54 PM