Showing that they are very much part of the society and when it comes to help humanity they are their always, star cricketers of Bangladesh have donated half of their salary to Goverment fund fighting Coronavirus pandemic.
Like whole World Bangladesh is also fighting the COVID 19 and has seen five deaths so far. The 17 cricketers who are on BCB central contract along with other 19 cricketers who featured in recent series against Zimbabwe have decided to donate half of tgier monthly salary towards Goverment fund.
The Bangladesh media outlet Daily Star quoting Abu Jayed Rahi said, ‘We Have Decided To Stand Beside The People Of The Country In These Tough Times. 27 Of The Cricketers Will Pay Half Of This Month’s Salary To Relevant Government Entity In Order To Fight Coronavirus.’
The Cricketers’ Salaries Are Based On Their Grades And Some Of The Cricketers Have Been Handed Contracts For Both The White And Red Ball.
ODI Captain Tamim, Who Has Been Contracted For All Formats, Has A Salary Of Six Lakh Taka And He Will Donate Three Lakh Taka To The Cause.
Mashrafe Bin Mortaza Had Stepped Down From Captaincy After The Conclusion Of The Series Against Zimbabwe. Although Mashrafe In Not Under The Newly-Drawn Central Contract, He Was Paid Four Lakh Twenty Five Thousand Taka As Per His Grade When He Played The Zimbabwe Series. Mashrafe Will Donate Two Lakh Twelve Thousand Taka.