In a gesture worth appreciating, Krunal Pandya gives a blank cheque to the family of Martin Jacob, asking them to fill any amount they need for the treatment of the former cricketer, reports News 18.
An Incredible gesture from this Great Man @krunalpandya24 to come out and help Jacob Martin. A huge respect to this Man. A blank Cheque - Really Unimagineable!!! 🙏 @imVkohli @msdhoni #BlankChequeKrunal #KrunalPandya pic.twitter.com/hQbeJ1wXZG— Shivaraj (@ShivarajBabu) January 22, 2019
Well done Krunal Pandya, for the man who gave Baroda the coveted Ranji Trophy title back in 2001,deserves the respect and help in his hard times.Get well soon Jacob Martin Sir! #KrunalPandya— Udit (@udit_buch) January 22, 2019
He handed the cheque to former Baroda Cricket Association secretary Sanjay Patel and told him that the family can withdraw as much money as they want, but nothing less than 1 lakh.
According to reports, Martin met with an accident a few days ago and his hospital bills range up to 70,000 rupees per day.
Earlier, Martin's family had requested BCCI to help them financially and the board came to help with ₹5 lakh.
The Baroda Cricket Association had also made contribution of ₹3 lakh.
Apart from this, former India captain Sourav Ganguly had also reportedly lent help.