Royal Challengers Bangalore will Sport Light Blue Jersey Against KKR to honour Frontline Workers in the COVID Pandemic.
Royal Challengers Bangalore revealed their blue kit which they will sport in the match against Kolkata Knight Riders on September 20 in the second and remaining phase of the IPL. The kit will replace the one-off green jersey the team sports for their “Go Green” initiative and is aimed as a mark for honour and support to the frontline workers amidst the coronavirus pandemic.
During the Phase 1 of the IPL 2021, RCB captain Virat Kohli had suggested that the franchise will offer their support to the frontline workers during the pandemic and will sport a light blue kit, matching the colours of the PPE Kit, to honour the frontline workers in the time of the pandemic. Kohli had announced that his franchise will be making a financial contribution to help the healthcare infrastructure related to Oxygen support in Bengaluru and other cities of the country.
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RCB had joined hands with the Give India Foundation to provide around 100 units of oxygen concentrators to extend support in Bangalore, and other cities. Since the start of the pandemic last year, RCB’s parent company, Diageo India has manufactured and distributed 3 lakh litres of sanitisers and committed 75 Crores INR towards the programme to support the Indian hospitality sector.