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BCCI Host 12,000 Cancer And Thalassemia Patients In GT Vs DC IPL Match


BCCI hosts 12,000 cancer and thalassemia patients for GT-DC's IPL match [x.com]BCCI hosts 12,000 cancer and thalassemia patients for GT-DC's IPL match [x.com]

In a remarkable display of compassion, the Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) welcomed 12,000 Cancer and Thalassemia patients, along with their families, as special guests to the IPL 2024 match between Gujarat Titans (GT) and Delhi Capitals (DC) this past Wednesday at the iconic Narendra Modi Stadium in Ahmedabad.

Led by Mr. Jay Shah, the Honorary Secretary of BCCI, this extraordinary initiative aimed to fulfill the dreams of those battling serious health challenges, offering them a day of joy and entertainment.

The inclusion of blood donors and organizers of blood donation camps added to the significance of the event, highlighting the importance of blood donation in supporting patients with cancer and thalassemia.

The stadium witnessed an atmosphere of unparalleled camaraderie and happiness as the special guests cheered on their favourite teams, creating unforgettable memories.

Meanwhile, on the field, the Rishabh Pant-led Delhi Capitals showcased a stellar performance, racing to a six-wicket win after bundling out the home team for their lowest-ever IPL total of 89 runs.

Despite the thrilling match, the focus remained on the heartwarming gesture by the BCCI, symbolizing unity and compassion amidst the excitement of cricket.

Mr. Shah's gesture sheds light on the struggles faced by individuals living with cancer and thalassemia, emphasizing the need for awareness and support for these conditions.

By bringing together cricket fans and those fighting health battles, the BCCI showcased the power of sports to unite communities and make a positive impact on lives.