Rohit, Virat Funds For Lankan Fan To Go Home For Father’s Surgery


New Delhi: Recently we see Hitman Sharma’s soft heart when he scored double ton in Mohali and kiss his ring finger and dedicated his ton to beloved. Apart from this again Rohit and Our First boy Virat proved that they are also warmhearted.

Rohit Sharma helped a travelling Sri Lankan fan return home early to attend his ailing father. Later, Virat Kohli, who tied the knot with Anushka Sharma in Italy, texted the fan to see if everything, was okay.

Rohit Sharma helped him to get to Colombo to attend to his father who was diagnosed with throat cancer. Mohamed Nilam, who was following the Sri Lankan cricket team on the India tour along with two others, was informed of his father’s medical condition during the third Test in Delhi. Nilam, who had to immediately go back for his father’s surgery, did not have sufficient funds to book a new ticket.

“Rohit called me to the team hotel and gave me the (Rs 20,000 approx) ticket. The surgery went well. I was disturbed when I heard about my father’s health, Rohit has a big heart and he immediately arranged for my return ticket. He is a gem of a person,” Nilam told.

“When Virat bhai came to know about my father’s health, he too messaged me and asked if I needed any help. I congratulated Virat bhai on his wedding. I feel blessed and lucky to get so much love from Indian cricketers. They have always been very helpful in arranging match tickets whenever we come to watch them,” Nilam added.