Why is Rajasthan Royals wearing Pink Jersey?

Want to know why Rajasthan Royals wearing Pink Jersey? You are at the right place. This article has all the details you need to know about the special pink jersey of Rajasthan Royals.

The Reason

The Rajasthan Royals Management has decided to support the cause of Cancer Awareness and they are undergoing a campaign for a Cancer-free society. And that’s where Pink Jersey has got its place to represent the cause to represent the Cancer-free Society.

The team has decided to spread out the word with a hashtag – #CancerOut.

The Event

On the eve of the match against CSK, the Rajasthan Royals players Ajinkya Rahane (Captain), Heinrich Klaasen, Krishnappa Gowtham and Mahipal Lomror were seen in an event arranged by the RR management and were seen sporting the specially made pink jersey.

The Image of the players promoting the pink jersey got published in the official twitter handle of Rajasthan Royals yesterday.

What does this special Pink Jersey represent?

The Special Pink jersey of Rajasthan Royals contains 3 colours and each colour is used to represent various cancer types.

The Blended colours in the jersey are Pink, Burgundy & Teal.

The Pink represents the Breast cancer, whereas the colours –  burgundy and the teal represent the Oral and Cervical cancers accordingly.

And it is also not a new thing in IPL as the team RCB used to wear Green Jerseys in one home match every season.

Check here to know, Why RCB wears Green Jersey?

And in the International Arena, the South African team used to wear Pink Jerseys once every year.

Check here to know, Why team South Africa wear Pink Jersey?

Who said What?

While speaking in the event, the Captain Ajinkya Rahane seems to be in full support of the awareness campaign as he himself found saying,

“As a player I think this initiative is a small but crucial step towards a direction of cancer-free society and I hope that we perform to the best of our ability to raise as much awareness as we can.”

Also, speaking at the occasion, Ranjit Barthakur, Executive Chairman, Rajasthan Royals said,

“Cancer cure chances are higher with early diagnosis. We are committed towards delivering the message of early can-cer screening and risk reduction. We aim to bring early cancer screening into a part of routine medical check and facilitate the treatment. Cancer awareness education and understanding that early detection is crucial in saving lives, can enable more people across Rajasthan to live healthier and longer.”

From the gaming point of view, It is not a new thing for Rajasthan Royals to sport Pink colour jerseys as their practice jerseys are already Pink and the players have found practising in the pink jerseys every time.

Here’s a Facebook post from the official Facebook Page of CricIndeed where the Rajasthan Players saw in Pink.

To Close

So it is going to be a colourful match today with a blend of Pink & Yellow, as the opposition Chennai Super Kings will feature Yellow and they always have their own share of supporters wherever they play.

We will come back with some beautiful set of pictures post-match and don’t forget to check our Facebook Page post-match.

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