16-year-old India cricketer Richa Ghosh donates Rs 1 lakh for fight against COVID-19
By: PTI | Kolkata |

Updated: March 29, 2020 6:24:18 pm

India Women T20 World Cup squad, Richa Ghosh, Richa Ghosh Challengers Trophy, India Women vs Australia Women 2020, India Women tour of Australia Women 2020 Richa Ghosh performed within the Women’s T20 World Cup last against Australia as a concussion substitute (Photo Source: Twitter)

Sixteen-year-old all-rounder Richa Ghosh, who represented India within the Women’s T20 World Cup earlier this month, has donated Rs 1 lakh to the Bengal Chief Minister’s aid fund for the fight against the COVID-19 pandemic.

Richa’s father Manabendra Ghosh went to the Siliguri district Justice of the Peace Sumanta Sahay’s residence at hand over the cheque on Saturday, Cricket Association of Bengal stated.

“When everybody is fighting COVID-19 and the chief minister has appealed for a united battle against it, I thought of contributing a bit as a responsible citizen of the country,” Richa, who performed two matches within the T20 World Cup together with the ultimate, stated.

Having made her debut within the tri-series in Australia earlier than the T20 World Cup, Richa and Shafali Verma have been the 2 16-year-olds who performed the ultimate which India misplaced to Australia by 85 runs on March 8.

CAB affiliated models and officers too got here ahead and introduced their contributions by means of the state physique.

“66 CAB match observers have pooled in Rs 1.5 lakh, while 82 scorers contributed their day’s pay aggregating to an amount of Rs 77,420,” CAB acknowledged.

Representative of Mohammedan Sporting Club on the CAB, Dipak Singh donated Rs 2 lakh to the Relief Fund.

Former Women’s Test Player Mithu Mukherjee has expressed her need to contribute Rs 25,000.

Coach of Bengal Women’s U23 workforce Jayanta Ghosh Dastidar would contribute Rs 10,000.

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Among the affiliated models of CAB, White Border Club and Vijay Sports Club introduced a donation of Rs 50,000 every.

Uttar Pally Milan Sangha, Suburban Club and Rangers Club would make a contribution of Rs 25,000 every.

Among the District Sports Associations (DSA), Coochbehar DSA agreed to donate Rs. 10,000 to the State Relief Fund, the assertion added.

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