BCCI creates ‘Team Mask Force’; video features messages from Kohli, Tendulkar
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Published: April 18, 2020 5:37:19 pm


‘Team Mask Force’ features a few of India’s hottest cricketers. (Express Photo Archive)

BCCI has created a video that includes the likes of Virat Kohli, Sachin Tendulkar and Sourav Ganguly to advertise carrying masks in public locations and assist the nation battle the Covid-19 pandemic.

BCCI, persevering with its contributions in the fight against the pandemic, mentioned ‘Team Mask Force’ has been created to unfold consciousness about carrying masks in public locations.

“TeamIndia is now #TeamMaskForce! Join #IndiaFightsCorona and download @mygovindia’s @SetuAarogya mobile application Mobile phone,” the BCCI tweeted.

“Being a part of India team is a matter of great pride. But today we are going to create a bigger team, Team Mask Force,” Indian captain Kohli mentioned within the video.

Tendulkar mentioned, “Come on India, make masks and develop into a part of masks drive. And bear in mind to clean arms for 20 seconds and keep social distancing.”

The video has messages from BCCI President Sourav Ganguly, Smriti Mandhana, Rohit Sharma, Harbhajan Singh, Harmanpreet Kaur, Virender Sehwag, Rahul Dravid and Mithali Raj, all of them talking concerning the significance of carrying masks and following the directives of the federal government on this combat.

“Becoming a part of Mask Force is very easy, just sit at home and make masks, like I made one for myself,” Rohit mentioned.

Earlier, the BCCI had pledged to donate Rs 51 crores to the Prime Minister’s Citizen Assistance and Relief in Emergency Situations Fund (PM-CARES Fund).

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