Sending much love: David Hussey prays for those suffering from Cyclone Amphan

Sending much love: David Hussey prays for those suffering from Cyclone Amphan

Former Australian cricketer David Hussey has extended prayers for the people of Kolkata after Cyclone Amphan wreaked havoc within the country, leaving thousands homeless in West Bengal and Odisha.

David Hussey, the chief mentor for Kolkata Knight Riders, took to Twitter to send his message and like to the people suffering from the Cyclone.

"My thoughts and prayers are with all the people in #Kolkata who have and are affected by the devastating weather. Sending much love," Hussey tweeted on Friday.

Cyclone Amphan has left 72 people dead and thousands homeless in West Bengal , battering several parts of the state and washing away bridges and swamping low-lying areas.

The fiercest cyclone to hit West Bengal in 100 years destroyed mud houses and agriculture crops, and uprooted trees and electric poles also wreaked havoc in Odisha damaging power and telecom infrastructure in several coastal districts.

Several other cricketers, including India skipper Virat Kohli, Shubman Gill, and Ravindra Jadeja, also prayed for the well-being people of the 2 states that are suffering from the Cyclone.

Cyclone Amphan left two districts of Bengal “completely devastated” while Kolkata and a number of other parts of the state wore a battered take care of the storm left thousands of individuals homeless, washed away bridges and swamped low-lying areas.

Large portions of Kolkata and its suburbs, which features a population of 14.1 million, were flooded and lots of roads suffering from uprooted trees, a number of which collapsed on parked cars and buildings.