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Kevin Pietersen Hindi Message For Indians To Fight Coronavirus

New Delhi: Former England cricketer Kevin Pietersen has despatched out a particular message in Hindi whereby he’s urging Indian residents to stick to the rules issued by the federal government to cease the unfold of the novel coronavirus, which has now changed into a pandemic.

Pietersen’s publish on Twitter learn: “Namaste India, hum sab coronavirus ko harane mein ek saath hai, hum sab apne apne sarkar ki baat ka nirdes kare aur ghar me kuch dino ke liye rahe , yeh samay hai hosiyaar rahene ka. App sabhi ko der sara pyaar” which roughly interprets “Greetings India. Everyone is united in the fight against coronavirus and everyone should listen to their government’s instructions and stay at home for a few days. This is the time to be smart. Loads of love to everyone.”

Pietersen additionally revealed that he was helped by Indian cricketer Srivats Goswami to place out the message in Hindi.

The 39-year-old performed with Goswami throughout his time with Royal Challengers Bangalore within the Indian Premier League (IPL).

Kevin Pietersen On Coronavirus
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Dale Steyn Desires To Be In Quarantine With De Kock!

Veteran South Africa pacer Dale Steyn has stated that, given an choice, he “would love to be in quarantine” with Quinton de Kock. The complete world is presently battling with the coronavirus pandemic, which has to date claimed near 9,000 lives.

“I would love to be in quarantine with someone like Quinny de Kock,” Steyn instructed ESPNcricinfo.

Dale Steyn On COVID19 Quarantine
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Explaining his alternative, Steyn stated de Kock is a ‘proper cook’ and staying with the present Proteas skipper would permit him to look at all of the fishing movies the wicketkeeper-batsman watches.

“He’s one in every of my favorite folks on the earth. If you happen to stroll into his (lodge) room, he’s both making flies for fishing or he’s watching a fishing video or he’s watching a cooking video. And when you find yourself at his home, he’s doing the identical stuff.

“I hate cooking, so it will be nice if he was as a result of then I may watch all of the fishing movies that he’s watching, I may assist him do all of the tying, and he may prepare dinner all of the meals. He’s a correct prepare dinner,” he added.

When requested which matches from the previous he would watch whereas on the isolation interval, Steyn stated: “I’d in all probability say that they need to put each World Cup up till ’99 on. So 1992, ’96, ’99 — I really like these World Cups.

“And even the one in South Africa (2003) as a result of that’s once I actually began to get into guys like Brett Lee, as a result of I knew the potential for me enjoying in opposition to them or assembly them was a lot nearer than what it was in, say, ’92, once I first obtained launched to the sport,” he added.

The 36-year-old, who’s chilling at dwelling following his return from Pakistan the place he was enjoying within the Pakistan Tremendous League (PSL), stated it’s a pity that sporting occasions are being cancelled en masse as a result of disaster as “if you take sport away, then I don’t know really what we have.”

“It is actually such a pity that everything is being blocked off, because in a country like South Africa, where we have all of our problems from the past — culture, religion, ethnic backgrounds — the one thing that brings everybody together is sport,” stated Steyn

“However now in the intervening time, you don’t have that. In South Africa, we type of like in search of issues that unite folks in huge, huge teams. Whenever you don’t have sport, it’s like, oh, what can we fall again onto?

“And I believe Nelson Mandela was the primary individual to essentially say that: sport unites folks in a means that nothing else does. And in the event you take sport away, then I don’t know actually what we have now. We’re going to should work all of it out,” he added.

Regardless of the panic throughout, the right-arm pacer stated he has averted stockpiling necessities like many others because it’s unfair to take action in a disaster.

“It just seems like it is the only topic of conversation. Any WhatsApp groups that I’m part of, it’s really tough to escape. Normally if I am on holiday I’ll be planning a fishing trip or a surfing trip. At the moment I am just chilling at home,” Steyn stated.

“We were under that kind of hotel arrest — advised not to go out and wander the streets, which is totally fine; I don’t want to break protocol and (have) something happen and be blamed for cricket never being played in Pakistan again because I did something stupid.”

Dale Steyn On Coronavirus
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Tennis Star Leander Paes On Preventing COVID-19

With the Covid-19 seeing folks throughout the nation panicking, tennis star Leander Paes has requested the folks to remain calm and comply with the rules of the World Well being Organisation and the well being ministry.

Taking to Twitter, Paes wrote: “We presently face an enormous battle in opposition to an opponent that’s spreading its attain throughout the globe. At instances like this, it’s most necessary that we every play our half in the neighborhood and guarantee we contribute to a wholesome society.

Leander Paes On Coronavirus Outbreak
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“It is crucial that we comply with tips set by @WHO and the @MoHFW_INDIA, not panic, and never fall into the entice of, or unfold faux information. It’s also necessary that we assist educate the folks round us, like our home assist, who may not have entry to data as simply.

“Presently, probably the greatest issues to do is to scrub your arms totally and frequently, in order that we stop the unfold of COVID-19. And don’t neglect to show off the faucets whereas washing so that you save water as effectively.”

(With Company Inputs)

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