Azhar Ali auctions triple-ton bat, 2017 Champions Trophy jersey to fight Covid-19 pandemic
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Updated: April 28, 2020 10:08:48 pm


Azhar Ali has been Pakistan’s high batsman within the Test and ODI codecs. (Source: File)

Pakistan cricketer Azhar Ali will public sale his bat that he used throughout his unbeaten 302 in opposition to West Indies to increase funds within the fight in opposition to Covid-19. Along with the bat, the 35-year-old may also public sale his 2017 Champions Trophy jersey.

Ali described each as his ‘closest belongings’ and set 10 lakh Pakistan rupees every as the bottom worth of the gadgets for the public sale, which ends on May 5. The jersey additionally has the autograph of all the Pakistan squad, which defeated India by 180 runs within the summit conflict.

“I put 2 of my closest belongings on auction with base price of 1 million PKR each to support people suffering due to ongoing crisis. Auction starts now & will close on 11:59PM 05May20,” he wrote on Twitter.

Ali is the primary worldwide cricketer to hit a triple century in Day/Night Test when he scored an unbeaten 302 in opposition to the West Indies workforce in UAE in 2016.
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“The shirt is from 2017 Champions Trophy which we won, it has the signature of all the players which were present in the squad,” Ali mentioned in a video posted on Twitter. “Both these things are close to my heart but if it can be used in the difficult times for the benefit of the people I will more than happy,” he added.

Cricketers around the globe, together with India skipper Virat Kohli and former South Africa captain AB de Villiers, are auctioning their cricketing gears to generate funds to fight the virus.

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