Faf du Plessis has auctioned one of his bats and a pink ODI jersey to raise funds for feeding underprivileged children.
The former South African skipper acknowledged that the country is still hugely divided by racism and it is his personal responsibility to do the best to emphasize.
du Plessis was retained by CSK for the 2020 Indian Premier League season which had to be postponed due to the COVID-19 pandemic.
Du Plessis said that playing for CSK alongside Dhoni and under the guidance of head coach Stephen Fleming has taught him a lot about leadership.
du Plessis last played an ODI for South Africa in the 2019 World Cup and was rested for the recent home series against England and Australia.
Ex-Proteas captain Faf du Plessis is being rested along with recent regular players in Rassie van der Dussen and Dwaine Pretorius.
Du Plessis, who gave away the ODI captaincy to wicket-keeper Quinton de Kock, for the recent series against England, said he took the decision to help South Africa start a new era.
Faf didn't have a great outing with the bat against England as he returned with scores of 21, 20, 1, 19, 8, 36, 3 and 35 throughout the series.
Du Plessis also spoke about new Test nations not getting enough game time.
Du Plessis said that although he had tried to keep the players separate from off-field issues, he personally had to get involved.
Viljoen tied the knot with Du Plessis' sister Remi Rhynners on Saturday, whom he was dating for almost a year.
The absence of county players and retirement of top stars such as Hashim Amla and fast bowler Dale Steyn have left du Plessis with an inexperienced side, highlighted by the defeats in India.
Blaming Cricket South Africa, the visiting skipper further said the tour exposed the lack of planning as they did not think for future after greats like Hashim Amla and AB de Villiers retired.
The final match of the series, which is already in India's pocket following two convincing wins, starts here from Saturday.
Besides the improvement in performances from his batters and bowlers, what du Plessis needs in order to emerge victorious in Ranchi is a bit of luck factor going their way.