Ending IPL just isn’t the reply, says KKR pacer Pat Cummins | Cricket Information

AHMEDABAD: Shutting down IPL just isn’t the reply whilst India is struggling to manage the COVID-19-induced well being disaster, insisted star pacer Pat Cummins, who donated $50,000 in the direction of the combat towards the dreaded virus.
There’s been a debate whether or not the IPL ought to proceed when India is going through a extreme well being disaster as hundreds of individuals are dying of the virus.

Whereas just a few really feel it mustn’t proceed, a bit believes it was a contented distraction.
“I do not assume ending the IPL is the reply,” the 27-year-old mentioned in an interview with information channel WION.

“We’re doing all the things we are able to to ensure we do not take any sources out of the entrance line. I do not assume so (it is the answer).
“In fact there’s a facet that taking part in each night time for three-four hours hopefully contributes to folks staying residence because it has been a tough routine for them and we may also help them get by way of every day,” he mentioned.

Cummins additional mentioned trying on the second wave, teams have been shaped in Australia to assist the nation.
“Individuals in Australia would additionally like to assist, so we’re planning to arrange one thing there to direct the sources to some charity over right here,” the world primary Check bowler mentioned.
Requested about his resolution to donate in the direction of the PM CARES Fund, Cummins mentioned: “Simply chatting with a few guys right here at Kolkata Knight Riders and so they have been actually beneficiant of their donation to the PM CARES fund during the last 12 months. (Staff proprietor and Bollywood celebrity) Shahrukh (Khan) donated (cash) himself and that’s the technique to go.”

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