Jos Buttler auctions World Cup final jersey to raise funds in fight against coronavirus
By: Sports Desk |

Updated: April 1, 2020 11:54:46 am


Ben Stokes and Jos Buttler have been instrumental in England’s victory over New Zealand in the 2019 ODI World Cup final. (Twitter/CricketWorldCup)

The star of the World Cup final for England, Jos Buttler, has donated his jersey to raise funds to fight the outbreak of the COVID-19 virus.

In a brief video uploaded on his social media accounts, Buttler lauded docs and healthcare workers engaged in the fight to comprise the pandemic. He mentioned his England jersey – which has the signatures of all England’s gamers who performed the ODI World Cup final final yr – was going to auctioned to raise cash for the trigger.

“I’m going to be auctioning my World Cup Final shirt to raise funds for the Royal Brompton and Harefield Hospitals charity. Last week they launched an emergency appeal to provide life saving equipment to help those affected during the Covid-19 outbreak,” Buttler’s submit mentioned.

Ben Stokes, England’s hero in the World Cup final, lauded Buttler’s act in a social media submit.

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However, quickly after the England all-rounder mentioned in one other submit that it has come to his consideration that an merchandise being tagged as his jersey from the World Cup final was being offered on an e-marketing website with out his data.

“So I have just been made aware of this being sold on eBay…it is not my personal shirt it is not the World Cup final medal,it is all replica, yes it’s my signature but it’s not legitimate,” he mentioned.

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