Two cheerleaders are the latest members of an Indianapolis sports team to shave their heads in a show of support for their team's coach.

Throughout November, male members of the Colts American football team have been surprising their fans by appearing with bald heads.

But according a recent report, two female cheerleaders, Megan M. and Crystal Ann, have now got in on the act and cut off their locks, to show support for coach Chuck Pagano who has been absent for most of the season battling cancer.

See Megan M. and Crystal Ann having their heads shaved here..

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    INDIANAPOLIS, IN - NOVEMBER 25: Indianapolis Colts cheerleader Crystal Ann stands with the rest of the squad after having her head shaved in support of head coach Chuck Pagano during the game against the Buffalo Bills at Lucas Oil Stadium on November 25, 2012 in Indianapolis, Indiana. The Colts won 20-13. (Photo by Joe Robbins/Getty Images)

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    Indianapolis Colts cheerleader Megan M., has her head shaved by Blue, the Colts mascot, during the second half of an NFL football game between the Colts and the Buffalo Bills in Indianapolis, Sunday, Nov. 25, 2012. Money was raised for leukemia research in honor of head coach Chuck Pagano. (AP Photo/Darron Cummings)

  • Indianapolis Colts cheerleaders shaved their heads to honor head coach Chuck Pagano during the second half of an NFL football game in Indianapolis

    Indianapolis Colts cheerleaders shaved their heads to honor head coach Chuck Pagano during the second half of an NFL football game in Indianapolis (Pictures by PA)

  • Indianapolis Colts cheerleaders shaved their heads to honor head coach Chuck Pagano during the second half of an NFL football game in Indianapolis (Pictures by PA)

    Indianapolis Colts cheerleaders shaved their heads to honor head coach Chuck Pagano during the second half of an NFL football game in Indianapolis (Pictures by PA)

  • Indianapolis Colts cheerleaders shaved their heads to honor head coach Chuck Pagano during the second half of an NFL football game in Indianapolis (Pictures by PA)

    Indianapolis Colts cheerleaders shaved their heads to honor head coach Chuck Pagano during the second half of an NFL football game in Indianapolis (Pictures by PA)

  • Indianapolis Colts cheerleaders shaved their heads to honor head coach Chuck Pagano during the second half of an NFL football game in Indianapolis (Pictures by PA)

    Indianapolis Colts cheerleaders shaved their heads to honor head coach Chuck Pagano during the second half of an NFL football game in Indianapolis (Pictures by PA)

  • Indianapolis Colts cheerleaders shaved their heads to honor head coach Chuck Pagano during the second half of an NFL football game in Indianapolis (Pictures by PA)

    Indianapolis Colts cheerleaders shaved their heads to honor head coach Chuck Pagano during the second half of an NFL football game in Indianapolis (Pictures by PA)

  • Indianapolis Colts cheerleaders shaved their heads to honor head coach Chuck Pagano during the second half of an NFL football game in Indianapolis (Pictures by PA)

    Indianapolis Colts cheerleaders shaved their heads to honor head coach Chuck Pagano during the second half of an NFL football game in Indianapolis (Pictures by PA)

The team's mascot, 'Blue', cut the hair of the cheerleaders during a match to raise money and awareness for US charity, Leukemia Research.

After the match, Megan M. took to Twitter to thank everyone for their kind words: "Thank you all for your support! The tweets are overwhelming! I will be sure to look at each one within this week. I'm feeling very blessed!"

She later Tweeted a picture of herself with Crystal Ann, saying how she was "blessed" to have the fellow cheerleader by her side:

The Colts team started shaving their heads in support of their coach after he lost his hair through leukaemia treatment and have been spreading awareness through via the Twitter hashtag #ChuckStrong.

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Megan M. having her head shaved at the match

The plan to shave the cheerleaders' hair was devised after mascot 'Blue' Tweeted them asking: "If I raise $10,000 4 leukemia research, will a cheerleader let me shave her head at our next game? #CHUCKSTRONG"

Within the hour cheerleader Megan M. accepted the challenge and was later joined by Crystal Ann.

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Megan M. and Crystal Ann with Blue

According to WTHITV, American TV station, mascot 'Blue', Megan and Crystal Ann have raised $22,670 during the past two weeks.