PITCH Foundation, a voluntary organization formed recently to support the game of cricket, donated TK Two lakh each to ailing former national spinner Mosharraf Hossain Rubel and international umpire Nadir Shah.
Both the individuals are currently suffering from cancer and undergoing treatment.Former national captain Naimur Rahman and seasoned cricket organizer Iftekhar Rahman Mithu handed over the cheques to Rubel and Nadir Shah recently.
“We have formed PITCH Foundation to help the people who need support and will be doing the same in future,” PITCH Foundation General Secretary Obeid R Nizam told The Daily Sun.
“A countless number of individuals who have worked tirelessly throughout their lives for the game are now in need of support. This is where PITCH Foundation wants to step in,” he added.
Pitch Foundation, launched on February 13 this year, is set up to assist individuals related to cricket through donations and sponsorship, alongside medical assistance.