England wicketkeeper Jos Buttler has raised greater than 65,000 pound (USD 80,000) to assist battle the coronavirus by auctioning off his World Cup final shirt.
Buttler’s shirt, which he wore when finishing the final-ball run-out that noticed England beat New Zealand at Lord’s final yr, was bought to boost cash for specialist coronary heart and lung centres supplied by the Royal Brompton and Harefield hospitals in London.
Buttler, who earlier within the showpiece match had hit a fifty and batted within the Super Over, put his lengthy-sleeve preserving jersey up for sale on eBay per week in the past.
By the time the public sale closed on Tuesday, the shirt had attracted 82 bids with the winner paying 65,100 pound.
Buttler, talking on Monday, mentioned: “It’s a very special shirt but I think it takes on extra meaning with it being able to hopefully go to the emergency cause.”