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3rd Test Match Between England And West Indies Celebrated As ‘The Ruth Strauss Foundation Test’

July 3, 2020

Written By,

Payel Gosh

The third England-West Indies Test will be played as The Ruth Strauss Foundation Test. When cricket on the subsequent day’s play will go #RedForRuth to help families. The families who are confronting the passing of a parent to malignancy.

This will be the second year when cricket will go red to help crafted by the Ruth Strauss Foundation. A year ago, Lord’s went red with 28,500 onlookers supporting the cause. It was during the subsequent Ashes Test to help rise over GBP 50,000. Players from the two sides introduced Andrew and his two children, Sam and Luca. They were with dedicatory red tops before the beginning of play.

“Last year I was humbled and honoured by the support of the wider cricket family,” said Andrew Strauss, who set up the foundation in memory of his wife who succumbed to an incurable lung cancer in early 2018. “We sincerely hope that the incredible display of generosity and community spirit will continue as we look to turn cricket Red for Ruth for a second year to support the Ruth Strauss Foundation.”

The day will appear to be unique to a year ago. However, they are exceptionally appreciative of the ECB and Lancashire Cricket Club for their help. It is with getting this going during what has been a troublesome period for everybody.

Root asked fans to support the charity

Joe Root, England’s Test commander, asked all fans to sport red in solace of their homes and support cause. Andrew is a genuine legend of their game. And it is practically difficult to envision what he and his family experienced, Root said. Cricket has an enormous influence in such a large number of lives. And together they can help different families confronting these equivalent decimating conditions. He solicits all from their fans across England and Wales to turn red on the day and bolster this unimaginable foundation.

Tom Harrison, ECB Chief Executive Officer included that it’s their benefit to name the Third Test to pay tribute to the Ruth Strauss Foundation and to help Red for Ruth Day for a subsequent year running. It’s a reason huge numbers of us at the ECB feel energetically about. Harrison trusts that by and by they can show how cricket can meet up to raise assets to help families experiencing the hardest of times.

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Written By,

Payel Gosh