India's Test team vice-captain Ajinkya Rahane has donated Rs 10 lakh to the Maharastra Chief Minister's Relief Fund for the fight against the COVID-19 pandemic. <p></p> <p></p>This was confirmed to PTI on Sunday by a source close to Rahane, who joins the list of sportspersons who have contributed towards the fight against the pandemic. <p></p> <p></p>Maharashtra is one of the worst-affected states battling the novel coronavirus. <p></p> <p></p>Batting maestro Sachin Tendulkar has donated Rs 50 lakh, while former India player Suresh Raina has chipped in with Rs 52 lakh. <p></p> <p></p>Meanwhile, cricketer-turned-politician Gautam Gambhir also donated Rs 1 Cr towards the Coronavirus relief Fund. <p></p> <p></p>Earlier, Sports Minister Kiren Rijiju also said that he has donated Rs one crore from his MPLAD fund. Taking to Twitter, Rijiju wrote: "I am depositing the amount now. Prime Minister Narendra Modi has given a call to all BJP MPs to give Rs 1 crore from their MPLADS Fund to the National Relief Fund in fight against coronavirus." <p></p> <p></p>Currently, India have 819 active COVID-19 cases which has been reported across the country and the pandemic has claimed 19 lives. Globally, the pandemic has claimed around 30,000 lives. <p></p> <p></p>The deadly virus has also affected the sporting calendar as most major events have been canceled or postponed.