Indian cricketers Yuvraj Singh and Harbhajan Singh came under fire after they announced that they’ll be donating to Shahid Afridi’s organisation to fight against Covid-19.
The 2011 Cricket World Cup winners had posted on Twitter about their decisions and were met with a lot of criticism.
These are testing times, it’s time to lookout for each other specially the ones who are lesser fortunate. Lets do our bit, I am supporting @SAfridiOfficial & @SAFoundationN in this noble initiative of covid19. Pls donate on https://t.co/yHtpolQbMx #StayHome @harbhajan_singh pic.twitter.com/HfKPABZ6Wh
— yuvraj singh (@YUVSTRONG12) March 31, 2020
The world is passing through extremely testing and unprecedented times.Let’s do our bit to help @SAfridiOfficial @SAFoundationN doing gr8 work plz join hands with them nd contribute what ever u can https://t.co/t9OvfEPp79 for covid19 @wasimakramlive @YUVSTRONG12 @shoaib100mph pic.twitter.com/sB2fxCAQqY
— Harbhajan Turbanator (@harbhajan_singh) March 29, 2020
Shahid Afridi thanked the sportsmen for their support and also had a sweet note about love transcending borders.
Thank you for all you support-both yourself & my brother @harbhajan_singh are huge pillars of support; this bond we have shows love & peace transgresses borders when it comes to humanity especially. Best wishes to you with your noble endeavours with @YOUWECAN #DonateKaroNa https://t.co/IVhqywdl3q
— Shahid Afridi (@SAfridiOfficial) March 31, 2020
“Thank you for all you support,” said Afridi. “Both yourself and my brother Harbhajan Singh are huge pillars of support. This bond we have shows love and peace transgresses borders when it comes to humanity especially. Best wishes to you with your noble endeavours with Yuvraj Singh Foundation.”