Indian cricketing superstar Sachin Tendulkar on Friday donated Rs 50 lakh for the fight against the coronavirus pandemic in the country. The deadly virus has claimed 20 lives in India and almost 25,000 globally. Following the rapid spread of COVID-19, Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi announced a 21-day lockdown across the nation from March 25.
Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi, in his address to the nation on Tuesday, announced a complete lockdown of 21 days in the country in an effort to stop the spread of the dreaded coronavirus. Bigwigs of the Indian cricket fraternity hailed the move, and requested people to follow instructions given by the PM.
After 24 years on the domestic circuit, former India opener Wasim Jaffer finally decided to hang up his boots recently. While he broke record after record in Ranji Trophy, Jaffer couldn't quite make that comeback into the Indian team after being dropped in 2008. As a result, his international career could not realise its complete potential.
The Indian women's cricket team entered the World T20 final on Thursday after rain washed out their semi-final clash against England at Sydney. India made it to the final as they ended on top of their group with four wins in as many games.