Virat Kohli, who had started a campaign to help the country in the fight against COVID-19, came forward to financially help former India cricketer KS Sravanthi Naidu for the treatment of her mother by donating Rs 6.77 lakh. Sravanthi Naidu’s mother had tested positive for coronavirus and ace doubles badminton player Jwala Gutta had tweeted, seeking financial aid for the former India all-rounder who has reportedly spent 16 lakhs for the treatment of her parents.
Former BCCI South Zone convenor N Vidya Yadav, while speaking to Sportstar, said she was amazed at Kohli’s spontaneous gesture. She also thanked India fielding coach R Sridhar, who had tagged Virat Kohli and Hanuma Vihari in his tweet, seeking help for the former India all-rounder.
Kohli and his wife Anushka Sharma raised more than 11 crores for their campaign to raise funds for Covid relief in the country. The couple started the campaign by donating Rs 2 crore themselves and urged others to come together and help our India.