Show us your roar, ignite the spirit of a billion hearts: Rahul

Show


Mumbai, April 4 : India batsman K.L. Rahul extended his support to Prime Minister Narendra Modi's appeal to Indians to light candles, torches or phone flashes at 9pm for 9 mins on Sunday to show appreciation to those fighting against the coronavirus outbreak that has brought the world to a standstill. Taking to Twitter, Rahul wrote: "5th April 9pm for 9min..Stand up ! Light up ! Show us your roar, ignite the spirit of a billion hearts and throw this virus off our pitch without a hitch ! The spotlight is on you, together, we can win! @narendramodi @BCCI." Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Friday spoke to 49 sports personalities that included the likes of BCCI President Sourav Ganguly, Indian cricket captain Virat Kohli, cricket great Sachin Tendulkar, badminton world champion P.V. Sindhu and chess legend Viswanathan Anand as he urged them to keep spreading awareness as the world fights the coronavirus pandemic. The pandemic has put the whole world on pause and sporting events across the globe have either been cancelled or suspended and even the fate of the 13th edition of the IPL hangs in balance with the BCCI now also open to shifting the tournament to the October-November window if the ICC does plan to postpone the World T20. /IANS




Related

Women's T20 World Cup Qualifier: Fargana's breezy half-ton guides Bangladesh to win over Ireland in final
Abu Dhabi, Sep 26 : Fargana Hoque scored a breezy half-century and leg-spinner Rumana Ahmed grabbed three wickets as Bangladesh defeated Ireland by se

Ronaldinho set to promote cricket in India; big boost for NRI festival and Sports Mahotsav
New Delhi, Sep 26 : Legendary Brazilian footballer and a member of the team that won the 2002 FIFA World Cup jointly hosted by Japan and South Korea,

2nd T20I: Matthew Wade, Aaron Finch help Australia to 90/5 in eight-over match with India
By B Shrikant Nagpur, Sep 23 : Matthew Wade continued to prove a thorn in the side for India in the ongoing series as he blasted an unbeaten 43 off