After the winners of the Irani Cup 2019 donated their match fees to the martyrs of Pulwama attacks, Virat Kohli and men also joined the bandwagon and have decided to follow their steps. The team who is currently playing the third ODI against Australia, has decided to donate their match fees to the families of martyrs of Pulwama attack, which happened on February 14, 2019, and claimed the lives of more than 40 CRPF men. Not only this, but at the toss, Virat Kohli even urged the fans to contribute to the families of the families of the martyrs. MS Dhoni Hands Specially Designed Army Caps to the Players to Pay Tribute to Martyrs of Pulwama Attack Ahead of IND vs AUS 3rd ODI 2019 (Watch Video).
"This is a special cap, it's a tribute to the Armed forces. We're all donating our match fees of this game to the families of the martyrs. I urge everyone in the country to do the same and stick to the families of our armed forces," said Kohli at the toss. The video of the same was shared by the BCCI on their page.
Check out the video below:
— BCCI (@BCCI) March 8, 2019
In order to express solidarity towards the armed forces, the Indian team was spotted wearing the camouflaged cap which was distributed by the MS Dhoni. Meanwhile, India has won the toss and elected to bowl first. Check out the live updates of the game here.