- Babar Azam sends prayers to individuals of India amid coronavirus disaster.
- The skipper says it is time to present solidarity and pray collectively.
- Asks individuals to strictly comply with coronavirus protocols to maintain the virus at bay.
Pakistan cricket captain Babar Azam Monday despatched ideas and prayers to the individuals of India because the nation presently struggles with a drastic improve in coronavirus infections leading to a dearth of oxygen.
Taking to Twitter, the skipper wrote: “Prayers with the people of India in these catastrophic times. It’s time to show solidarity and pray together. I also request all the people out there to strictly follow SOPs, as it’s for our safety only. Together we can do it. #StayStrong”
Azam additionally shared an image of Dubai’s Burj Khalifa which not too long ago lit up with the phrase “Stay Strong India.”
Earlier within the day, former Pakistan pacer Shoaib Akhtar had additionally proven solidarity with the individuals of India and appealed to the cricket boards of Pakistan and India to not maintain the Indian Premier League (IPL) and Pakistan Tremendous League (PSL) because of the worsening coronavirus scenario within the area.
“BCCI & PCB should both rethink if this is a good time to continue the IPL or restart the PSL. Things are tough,” tweeted Shoaib together with a snippet of his YouTube vlog.
The previous Pakistan worldwide cricketer additionally deplored that India is in disaster however there was no approach Pakistanis may ship zakat (alms) to India.
“How do we send money to India? I cannot understand how we send money to India,” mentioned Akhtar.
The world’s quickest bowler strongly appealed to everybody to assist individuals as a lot as they’ll as it’s a matter of human lives.
“This is not a problem of Hindu and Muslim, Christian and Sikh. It’s all our problem” mentioned the previous cricketer-turned-analyst.
India’s coronavirus disaster intensifies
Previously 24 hours India recorded 352,991 infections, with overcrowded hospitals in Delhi and elsewhere turning away sufferers after working out of provides of medical oxygen and beds.
With a inhabitants of 1.3 billion, India has a tally of 17.31 million infections and 195,123 deaths, after 2,812 deaths in a single day, well being ministry information confirmed. However well being specialists say the demise depend might be far greater.