Tribute to Frontline Workers: Royal Challenger Bangalore will wear a blue jersey in the first game of the second half of the IPL 2021. Against the Kolkata Cavaliers on Monday, paying tribute to the frontline fighters. Who has worn personal protective equipment to fight COVID19 for most of the past 18 months.
This blue jersey will be auctioned after the first game of the second half of the IPL in 2021 in Abu Dhabi against the Kolkata Cavaliers (KKR). The proceeds will be using for vaccination campaigns across India. The blue jersey was announced by Captain Virat Kohli and Chairman Prathmesh Mishra.
Pay Tribute to Frontline Workers
“This is a different kind of blue color I’ll be sporting. It gives a message and it will be a milestone for RCB,” said Kohli while unveiling the jersey.
Information will be printing on the back of the blue jersey to raise awareness of the fight against COVID19. After the game with KRR, the jersey will be signing unloaded to raise funds for the use of vaccines in India. The color of the jersey is similar to that of the personal protective equipment worn by the front-line staff on duty.
“India is fighting Covid19 on the basis of war. With the rapid progress of vaccination, front-line staff shoulder the responsibility of helping us overcome this epidemic. We respect and admire these workers very much, and hope to help in our own way. These heroes spread awareness. In this struggle, we are all together, and we must work together to help humanity move forward,” Kohli added.
On October 4, Zoom will conduct a closed bidding process for certain player suits. Fankind will transfer all proceeds from the auction directly to GiveIndia to accelerate vaccination activities in disadvantaged communities. RCB is currently ranking third in the standings. Accumulating 10 points in 7 games in the first half of the 2021 IPL. The three-time runner-up will compete with the Kolkata Cavaliers (KKR) in Abu Dhabi on Monday to begin the second half of the 2021 IPL.
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