KL Rahul offers biggest donation for treatment of Jacob Martin
The Karnataka-born cricketer, KL Rahul won the millions of hearts with his gesture as he came forward to support the ailing former Indian cricketer Jacob Martin. He continues to battle against injuries after a horrible accident in December 2018. The whole cricket family united again to help the former cricketer who had injured his lungs during the accident.
The former Indian cricketers like Sourav Ganguly, Ravi Shastri, Zaheer Khan and many more contributed in funds to bring back the former Indian cricketer to the normal condition. While BCCI sanctioned Rs. 5 lakh, Chennai Super Kings provided Rs. 3 lakh for his treatment.
The Mumbai Indians all-rounder, Krunal Pandya, who has been the part of India’s squad for the T20I series against New Zealand, sent a bank cheque to his family and asked them to put whatever amount they need.
According to the report in Mumbai Mirror, KL Rahul donated the highest amount for his treatment. KL Rahul’s team asked Martin’s family to ask for the amount and the money was transferred on the same day. They have asked them not to disclose the amount.
“They asked about our immediate requirement and the money was transferred into our account the same day,” Marin’s wife Khyati. “A big thanks to Rahul and everyone who has helped,” Martin was quoted as saying in Mumbai Miror.
Jacob Martin, who made his international debut under Sourav Ganguly’s captaincy, played 10 ODIs for his country between 1999 and 2001. He is likely to discharge in a few weeks.
Along with Hardik Pandya, KL Rahul was banned the BCCI due to their controversial comment on the show. However, the ban was lifted within two weeks. while Hardik joined India in New Zealand, Rahul was included in India A squad.