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Pakistan is currently going through the worst possible calamity which has caused millions of people to starve and live without shelter. A natural disaster like a flood can always cause severe damage and the devastations take years to recover and restore in their original form. Nevertheless, in this sad incident, Pakistan sees a true show of support from the England and Wales Cricket Board, fans, and the monarchy.
Show of brotherly love from the England Cricket Board for Flood affected Pakistan
ECB in a tweet from their official Twitter account showed solidarity with the flood-affected people of Pakistan, they prayed for a quick and smooth recovery of the destroyed infrastructure and they also left a link for relief donations. The show of love was equally recognized by the Pakistan cricket board and a reply tweet of gratitude was sent by PCB.
Barmy Army and Somerset Joined ECB
A Famous English Fan army named “The Barmy Army” also took to Twitter and raised voices for the flood-affected souls in Pakistan and also requested the fans to donate generously towards the cause of restoring Pakistan’s situation
In another positive development, The Somerset cricket club, famous for signing Babar Azam and Azhar Ali, also came forward following the footsteps of the ECB and Barmy Army and raised voices for the people who got affected by this natural occurrence.
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The action of the Pakistan Cricket Board for flood relief
Pakistan cricket board has come forward to help the flood affectees and has decided to give away the earnings from the first T20i against England to the Prime Minister’s flood relief fund initiative. This amount will cover the gate earnings, which will happen during the match.
Many Pakistani Domestic and International cricketing stars have also come forward in their capacity and have pledged good amounts to restore flood-affected areas to normal. Recently Shoaib Malik who was captaining Mirpur Royals in Kashmir Premier League donated his winning prize to a flood relief fund.
As a national responsibility, everyone must rise to the occasion and do whatever they can do.