Chennai Super Kings batsman Suresh Raina shares a heartwarming message on Instagram amid the novel COVID-19 outbreak.
On Tuesday, Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi addressing the whole country declared 21-day lockdown to prevent ourself from spreading the coronavirus in the entire nation. He also said, it is most essential for everyone to obey this lockdown in order to fight against the dreadful disease.
As a part of must and should precautions, social distancing has been implemented on the whole nation and COVID-19 also shown its affect on postponement of IPL 2020.
In this difficult time, many sports personalities including cricket players have opted social media to bring out awareness regarding the present situations and showing the precautions to be taken by posting videos and messages.
Raina, who is into social media recently announced the birth of his baby boy, shared a powerful and heartwarming message on Instagram as India itself sets up for a 21-day lockdown completely.
In that post, we can see a picture of Raina is holding a paper with a message written on it.
“ I love my family.
I am staying at home to protect them.
Caption written accompanying the post “Like a team in the game of cricket, to win this battle I and my family stay together against Corona….Will you do the same and win this battle for your family and our country.”
Raina was scheduled to be a part of the 13th edition IPL, for CSK side but the tournament has postponed from its initial date March 29 to April 15 to avoid the huge gatherings. The fate of the IPL is still not known but there are few possibilities such as shortening the tournament or playing in empty stadiums without audiences.