There's a tonny connection to Sunil Gavaskar's donation
Former Mumbai skipper Amol Muzumdar tweeted about Gavaskar's donation.
Batting cricket legend Sunil Gavaskar has donated R59 lakh, joining the fight against the COVID-19 pandemic which has claimed over 100 lives in India. Gavaskar did not reveal the contribution himself but a source close to him confirmed after former Mumbai skipper Amol Muzumdar tweeted the same.
"Just heard that SMG has donated 59 lakhs towards covid relief fund. 35 to @PMCaresFunds n 24 lakhs to @CMOMaharashtra. Thumbs up superb gesture Sir," Muzumdar said.
Just heard that SMG has donated 59 lakhs towards covid relief fund. 35 to @PMCaresFunds n 24 lakhs to @CMOMaharashtra ðÂÂÂÂÂÂ superb gesture Sir @rohangava9 @JayeshKulkarnee @Cricrajeshpk @BCCI @ClaytonMurzello pic.twitter.com/VDXGKZbyPj— Amol Muzumdar (@amolmuzumdar11) April 7, 2020
Gavaskar's son Rohan, also a former cricketer, later explained the contributions to the two funds and tweeted: "This was done last week. 35 because he scored 35 hundreds for India [34 in Tests and one in ODIs] and 24 because he scored 24 for Mumbai [20 in Ranji Trophy, two each in Irani Cup and Wills Trophy]. Prayers for everyone's good health and that we are all safe and sound."
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