Mumbai Indian players and staff, including skipper Rohit Sharma, head coach Mahela Jayawardene and point guard Trent Boult, on Wednesday urged fans to “stay home”, “wear a mask” and to “wash their hands regularly” to fight the COVID-19 pandemic as part of their “Blue Heart” initiative. On its official social media account, the team posted a video message and captioned it: “Paltan, let’s do our part to support India’s relentless fight against # Covid19 Stay Safe. Stay Strong.” Rohit Sharma said in the video: “Hello everyone, I know the country is going through a difficult time right now. Only leave the house when necessary. Wash your hands regularly. Disinfect your hands. ”
“It’s important, it’s a discipline we all have to find and make sure we all stay safe,” Jayawardene said.
MI spinner Jayant Yadav asked fans to stay with each other during these trying times. “It is important that we all stand united during these difficult and difficult situations and completely follow all protocols,” Yadav said.
Fashion ace Trent Boult has asked fans to “stay home” and wear a mask. “Stay safe, stay home. Keep sanitizing your hands. Wear a mask and be careful wherever you are,” the New Zealand seamstress said.
Earlier on Monday, the five-time Indian Premier League (IPL) champions announced a “Blue Heart” initiative from their Twitter account to do their part to help the country in the battle against the pandemic.
“During this difficult time, we would like to do our part and help raise awareness of the greatest number of needs related to # Covid19 in India. Use #BlueHeart in your tweets and we’ll do our best to share your needs with a wider audience, ”Mumbai wrote on Twitter.
During this difficult time, we would like to do our part and help spread the word to as many people as possible. # Covid19 related needs across India.
– Mumbai Indians (@mipaltan) April 26, 2021
The Mumbai Indians face the Rajasthan Royals in the 24th IPL game on Thursday.
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