India’s veteran Test batsman Cheteshwar Pujara took out time to talk to one of his fans affected by the Covid-19 pandemic on a video call. Pujara posted a screenshot of his video call with his Ahmedabad-based fan on Twitter. The 32-year-old’s heartwarming gesture was lauded by his fans on Twitter.
The fan is an Assistant Professor from Ahmedabad. His timeline is filled with posts of India’s No.3 Test batsman.
— cheteshwar pujara (@cheteshwar1) May 18, 2020
The number of Covid-19 cases in India have gone past 96,000 including over 3,000 deaths.
During the lockdown, Pujara has urged his fans to follow the rules of lockdown and take necessary precautions. He has also urged people to donate to the PM Cares fund.
Meanwhile, the Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) is assessing the situation to set up an isolation camp for players to resume training.
Pujara hasn’t played an international game since India’s tour of New Zealand. He was also a part of the Ranji Trophy 2019-20 final at Rajkot where he scored a half-century for Saurashtra who won their maiden title under the leadership of Jaydev Unadkat.