IPL 2021: Jason Behrendorff donates to UNICEF Project to aid fight against Covid-19 crisis in India

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Australia left-arm speedy Jason Behrendorff joined the likes of Pat Cummins, Brett Lee arsenic helium contributed to UNICEF Project to assistance the combat against the Covid-19 situation successful India.

CSK pacer Jason Behrendorff donates to assistance  combat  against coronavirus. (Twitter Photo)

CSK pacer Jason Behrendorff donates to assistance combat against coronavirus. (Twitter Photo)

HIGHLIGHTS

  • Jason Behrendorff was plying his commercialized for Chennai Super Kings successful IPL 2021
  • Behrendorff donates to assistance combat against Covid-19: India is simply a peculiar place
  • Really horrific and distressing to spot what is happening astatine the infinitesimal successful India: Jason Behrendorff

Australian accelerated bowler Jason Behrendorff, who is portion of the Chennai Super Kings (CSK) squad successful the Indian Premier League (IPL) connected Tuesday announced that helium volition beryllium donating to UNICEF Project to assistance the combat against the Covid-19 situation successful India.

Behrendorff had completed his mandatory quarantine but is yet to play a crippled for CSK truthful acold this season. Behrendorff went unsold astatine the IPL mini-auction earlier this year. However, aft Josh Hazlewood pulled retired of IPL 2021 owed to bubble fatigue, CSK dipped into the excavation of unsold players and brought successful the left-arm seamer arsenic his replacement.

However, the Board of Control for Cricket successful India (BCCI) has present decided to suspend the tourney for an indefinite clip owing to a emergence successful the fig of Covid-19 cases among the players and enactment staff.

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— Jason Behrendorff (@JDorff5) May 4, 2021

"Like astir cricketers, India has ever been a peculiar spot to me, it’s a beauteous country, the radical are ever welcoming, and playing cricket successful India is similar nary different acquisition successful the world. It is ne'er mislaid connected maine however privileged I americium to beryllium capable to play cricket for a surviving and question to specified countries arsenic India, nary much truthful than successful the past 16 months.

"It's truly horrific and distressing seeing what is happening astatine the infinitesimal present and knowing determination isn't overmuch I tin do. My thoughts are ne'er acold from those present successful India who are being affected by the virus. I can’t adjacent ideate what you are going through”

"I wanted to bash thing to assistance and americium making a donation to the UNICEF task for the India covid-19 crisis. I promote anyone who has besides experienced the generous hospitality of India to bash the same. I cognize it is lone small. it could ne'er lucifer the emotion and relationship India has shown maine and my household implicit the years but I anticipation it tin marque adjacent the slightest difference," Jason added.

Behrendorff has featured successful 11 ODIs and 7 T20Is successful his vocation truthful far. This is Behrendorff’s 2nd IPL team. He played for Mumbai Indians successful 2019, picking up 5 wickets successful arsenic galore matches. He has taken 90 wickets successful the 79 matches helium has played successful his T20 career, with a champion of 4 for 21 and an system complaint of 7.20.

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