25 Mar, 2020
Bangladesh one day captain Tamim Iqbal take the initiative to raise some funds for the coronavirus affected people.
Tamim has recently been appointed as Bangladesh one day captain and acted like captains took to raise funds by discussing with other cricket members of the team.
Bangladesh centrally contracted players has decided to fund half of their current month's salary to this fund. The non contracted players will also give half of their salaries to the funds. There are seventeen contracted players and 10 non contracted players in Bangladesh.
Cricketers are expecting that a fund of Taka 31 Lakh will be raised through them, but that will come down to TK 26 Lakh after tax deduction and Tamim is hoping that they will decide what they will do after getting the whole money
‘’Those who have abilities if everybody gives something we can win the battle against coronavirus. We need to do this. We are not sure where we will give this money. Let us got the whole money first than we will donate it at the right place’’ Tamim told a leading bangle news paper.
Players from all over the world are raising funds and donating to support people in this pandemic of coronavirus. Sri Lankan cricket Board are donating to their government, Pakistani cricketer Shahid Afridi donating ration to his people. Now Bangladesh cricketers are come forward to aid the people of Bangladesh.