Following the grave need amid the Coronavirus pandemic, Pakistan Cricket team centrally contracted players have announced that they will donate Pakistani Rs 5 Million to the Governments Emergency fund to combat COVID 19 pandemic.
Pakistan Cricket Board Chairman Ehsan Mani on Wednesday said apart from centrally-contracted players contributing Rs 5 million, the employees in the board, up to the senior manager level, will contribute their one day’s salary.
Those employed as general managers or on higher posts will give two days’ salary to the fund.
“The PCB will collect all these funds and deposit it to the government’s coronavirus fund,” he said.
“It is the history of the cricket board that we always stand by the government in difficult times,” Mani said.
The PCB has already given its high performances centre in Karachi at the national stadium to be used by paramedical staff working at the special coronavirus hospital set up at the expo centre in the in the city.