Former India all-rounder Irfan Pathan stated on Wednesday his cricket academy will provide free meals to people affected by the COVID-19 pandemic in South Delhi.
Delhi has emerged as one of the worst hit cities because the nation grapples with a lethal second wave of the pandemic, leaving hospitals overflowing with sufferers.
“While the nation is in the midst of second wave of COVID-19, it becomes our responsibility to come together and assist the people in need. Taking inspiration from the same, Cricket Academy of Pathans (CAP) is going to provide free meals to COVID-19 affected people in South Delhi,” Irfan tweeted.
Irfan, who was a high-quality swing bowler and an helpful batsman, performed 29 Tests and 120 ODIs for India throughout a fairy profitable worldwide profession.
While the nation is within the midst of second wave of COVID-19, it turns into our duty to come collectively and help the people in want. Taking inspiration from the identical, Cricket Academy of Pathans (CAP) goes to provide free meals to COVID-19 affected people in South Delhi. pic.twitter.com/8Binh0HH2h
— Irfan Pathan (@IrfanPathan) May 5, 2021
The 36-year-old all-rounder had himself contracted the virus in March, after enjoying within the Road Safety World Series match in Raipur.
His elder brother Yusuf had additionally examined optimistic for the extremely contagious virus after enjoying in the identical match.
In a humanitarian gesture, Irfan and Yusuf had donated 4,000 masks to the needy amid the rapidly-spreading COVID-19 pandemic final 12 months.
Earlier this 12 months, their father Mehmood Khan additionally prolonged his assist within the struggle in opposition to the unprecedented disaster, offering COVID-19 sufferers with free meals by his charitable belief.