Batsman KL Rahul is currently in the United Arab Emirates for the forthcoming IPL season. The cricketer has now chosen to provide Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) hoods to the Central Industrial Security Force (CISF) personnel posted at Bengaluru airport, accommodating them to fight the COVID-19 pandemic.
India alone has so far registered almost 30 lakh cases of COVID-19 with over 55,000 people expiring to the contagious disease. Several cricketers have tried their level best to contribute during these trying times because of the global pandemic.
KL Rahul Donates PPE Hoods To CISF Personnel
“The CISF is protecting us day and night. They are risking their lives so that we can live comfortably. It is not only mine but everybody’s responsibility to make them feel safe and comfortable. This is just a small gesture from my end for them”, said Rahul.
Meanwhile, KL Rahul is known for his selfless gestures as he has various times come forward and helped the indigent in the last few months. The 28-year-old even auctioned his ODI T20 jersey and donating his World Cup cricket kit to helping Thalassemia patients, that set the right example and inspired all his devotes numerous times during lockdown.
The Karnataka batsman has now taken on the charge to help those in the frontline, by bestowing PPE hoods at the Kempegowda International Airport in the southern metropolis. His latest donation of money will again win several hearts and encourage youngsters of our country to come ahead for those who are risking their lives during the ongoing pandemic.
Talking about cricket, Rahul will be in action from September 19 next month in the upcoming IPL season. Rahul will be leading the Kings XI Punjab franchise for the very first time in his career. The entire KXIP franchise landed yesterday in the UAE and are currently in their mandatory quarantine period before the start practising for IPL 2020.