Irfan Pathan wins hearts by providing monetary support to cash-strapped cobbler who sits inside Chepauk stadiumIrfan Pathan reached to a cobbler named Bhaskaran and despatched him the quantity which he earns throughout a normal IPL season.

Irfan Pathan wins hearts by providing monetary support to cash-strapped cobbler who sits inside Chepauk stadium

Irfan Pathan (Courtesy- Instagram)


  • Bhaskaran sits behind the sightscreen in the course of the IPL matches
  • Bhaskaran relies upon closely on the earnings which he earns throughout an IPL season
  • Earlier, Irfan Pathan had donated masks, Vitamic C tablets and meals packets

Former India all-rounder Irfan Pathan has continued together with his humble donations amid the coronavirus pandemic. From donating masks to meals packets and Vitamin C tablets Irfan Pathan, alongside together with his elder brother Yusuf Pathan has left no stone unturned to point out that humanity continues to be alive on this world.

However this time round his newest donation to Chennai Tremendous Kings (CSK) official cobbler is profitable hearts. The Baroda-born cricketer-turned-commentator actually adopted the cobbler for few days and reached out to him lastly to donate roughly the identical amount of cash which Bhaskaran makes throughout an IPL season.

Irfan Pathan got here to know concerning the plight of Bhaskaran after studying an article in ESPNcricinfo and from there on he referred to as the cobbler himself after arranging his quantity. Initially, Irfan failed to achieve out to him however he didn’t hand over and succeeded lastly.

“I bought Rs 1,000 per match and CSK gamers took excellent care of me. On the finish of the season, gamers and coaches would pool in and hand it over to me. Final 12 months, I bought round Rs 25,000, other than what Dhoni gave me individually.

“Final week Irfan Pathan despatched some cash (Rs 25,000). I purchased groceries for the household. Since there was no work, I had borrowed cash and should pay it again. I don’t know the way I’ll survive. If cricket doesn’t return quickly, I will probably be gone,” Bhaskaran was quoted as saying by ‘The New Indian Specific’.

Group India wicket-keeper batsman additionally took discover of the noble gesture by Irfan and applauded him in a Twitter submit.

“Particular stuff @IrfanPathan Properly carried out and to many extra such small deeds of generosity from everybody,” Dinesh Karthik wrote on Twitter.

Chennai-based Bhaskaran calls himself the ‘official’ cobbler of Chepauk. He sits behind the sightscreen in all the house matches of Chennai Tremendous Kings. has loads of helpful sources that may assist you to higher perceive the coronavirus pandemic and shield your self. Read our comprehensive guide (with data on how the virus spreads, precautions and signs), watch an expert debunk myths, and entry our dedicated coronavirus page.



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