16-year-old Richa Ghosh, who played for India in the ICC Women's T20 World Cup, has helped one lakh rupees in the war against the coronavirus. While giving assistance to the Bengal Chief Minister Relief Fund, Richa's father Manabendra Ghosh on Saturday handed over the check to the Siliguri District Magistrate.
According to reports, Richa had made a debut with another 16-year-old batsman Shefali Verma in the tri-series in Australia before the T20 World Cup. 66 Cab Match Supervisors of Cricket Association of Bengal (CAB) recognized units have donated Rs 1.5 lakh while 82 scorers have donated their one day salary, which is Rs 77,420.
Earlier on Sunday morning the vice-captain of the Indian Test team Ajinkya Rahane also came forward to help in this time of crisis. Rahane also donated 10 lakhs to the Maharashtra Chief Minister Relief Fund in this critical situation.