Ben Stokes pledges to donate entire match fees from the Test series against Pakistan
Brendon McCullum and Ben Stokes (Source: Twitter)
Right before England's historic Test tour of Pakistan after a gap of 17 years, visitors' skipper Ben Stokes has made a commendable gesture. The all-rounder has declared that he will donate his entire match fees from the Test series to be held in December towards the flood victims in Pakistan.
He stated the following through his twitter handle where he mentioned that he was disappointed after seeing people getting impacted.
To the unversed, Pakistan were severely affected by the monsoon rains that caused havoc in the four provinces of the Green Nation.
"There is a sense of responsibility amongst the playing and support group and to be here is special,
"The floods that devastated Pakistan earlier this year was very sad to see and has had significant impact on the country and the people,
"The game has given me a lot in my life and | feel it’s only right to give something back that goes far beyond cricket. I will be donating my match fees from this Test series to the Pakistan Flood appeal."
The Three Lions will feature in a three match Test series against Pakistan beginning on 1st December with games to be held in Rawalpindi, Multan and Karachi. The series will be a part of ICC's World Test Championship with Pakistan at fifth place and England already out of reckoning.
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