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Bengaluru, 2 May: Indian Premier League (IPL) team Royal Challengers Bangalore (RCB) will donate 100 units of ventilators and 100 units of oxygen concentrators in Bangalore and other cities in the battle against Kovid-19. The franchisee has joined hands with the Gate India Foundation for this. RCB Kovid will be seen wearing blue jerseys in the upcoming IPL matches to give his support to the frontline workers. Through this jersey, the team from Bangalore would like to show their support for the Kovid frontline workers wearing PPE kits. Jersey will give a message to spread awareness about fighting the disease. RCB will also auction all signed blue jerseys to raise money.
Royal Challengers Bangalore, who are batted with batsmen like AB de Villiers and Glenn Maxwell, will take on former champions Kolkata Knight Riders in the league’s 30th match to be held at the Narendra Modi Stadium here on Monday in the 14th season of the Indian Premier League (IPL). Bangalore captain Virat Kohli on Sunday said, “It is a difficult time for our country. What is happening with the spread of the virus is really very worrying. It is only for the front line workers, we can save humanity.” Let’s hope so. “
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He said, “We salute them and want to bring awareness to the people to follow all the security protocols. We will do the thing which helps in fighting this battle.”
Since the onset of the epidemic last year, RCB’s parent company, Diageo India, has distributed around 30,0000 liters of sanitizer and spent Rs 75 crore in the fight against the disease.