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Sheldon Jackson distributes free meals to underprivileged, feeds stray dogs during coronavirus lockdown

Sheldon Jackson distributes free meals to underprivileged, feeds stray dogs during coronavirus lockdown
Sheldon Jackson served food to underprivileged and the stray animals. (Source: Twitter/ShelJackson27)

As India faces a crisis situation in the form of coronavirus, many sportsperson have stepped up to deliver and help the nation tackle the problem in their own ways. While many ha donate funds to various government schemes, cricketer Sheldon Jackson also contributed to the philanthropic deed by serving food to underprivileged and the stray animals.

The cricketer on Tuesday shared two videos on Twitter where he can be seen distributing food to poor and feeding the stray dogs. “Heal the world, feed the needy. Take pride in the good you do,” the 33-year-old wrote in his tweet.

Sheldon was the leading run-scorer for Saurashtra in the recently concluded Ranji season, which they won for the first time after beating Bengal in the finals. Batting at an average of 50.56, he amassed 809 runs, which included three centuries.

BCCI President Sourav Ganguly has also contributed rice worth Rs 50 lakh to the underprivileged.

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