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Indian Cricketers Donate Their Match Fee For Indian Armed Forces:- Team India is playing a one-day series against Australia and the third one-day international is taking place today in Ranchi. On this eve, all the players of Indian cricket team decided to donate their match fee for National Defence Fund. Virat Kohli announced this news during the toss today. All the match fee will go to the families of the CRPF personnel who passed away during the recent Pulwama attack. Virat Kohli even pledged everyone to donate their part so that the funds will be helpful for the families of those who lost their lives.
Team India as respect will be sporting camouflage caps today as a mark of tribute to the loss of lives in Pulwama terror attack and the armed forces. The entire squad along with the support staff gathered in a line and the former skipper MS Dhoni handed out the special caps to the everyone. Indian team will use these caps for one of the matches for every home season. Before this, BCCI recently announced that the budget of Rs 20 crores used for the opening ceremony of IPL 2019 would be donated to the families of Pulwama martyrs.
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#TeamIndia will be sporting camouflage caps today as mark of tribute to the loss of lives in Pulwama terror attack and the armed forces And to encourage countrymen to donate to the National Defence Fund for taking care of the education of the dependents of the martyrs #JaiHind