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Mohammad Shami distributes food & masks to migrants, BCCI hails the effort

In a video, the 29-year old fast bowler was seen distributing water, food and masks among those making their way home in his home state of Uttar Pradesh.

By: Sports Desk | Updated: June 3, 2020 8:12:36 am
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Indian cricketer Mohammad Shami took time out to distribute food packets and masks to those headed home on buses and by road in Uttar Pradesh.

In a video, the 29-year old fast bowler was seen distributing water to those waiting for buses to start. He distributed food and bananas to around 200 people and also helped put up tents along the highway near Amroha in Uttar Pradesh to distribute food and water.

Sharing a video, BCCI wrote, “As #IndiaFightsCorona, @MdShami11 comes forward to help people trying to reach home by distributing food packets & masks on National Highway No. 24 in Uttar Pradesh. He has also set up food distribution centres near his house in Sahaspur. We are in this together.”

The country has reported 8,171 new COVID-19 cases and 204 deaths in the last 24 hours. The total number of cases in the country is now at 1,98,706, including 97,581 active cases, 95,526 cured/discharged/migrated and 5,598 deaths.

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