KL Rahul has auctioned the bat he used within the 2019 World Cup for Rs 2,64,228. He additionally auctioned a slew of different tools together with his model Gully with the proceeds going to the “Aware Foundation” to assist vulnerable children through the ongoing coronavirus pandemic.
Among different memorabilia that have been auctioned have been his helmet, which he bought for Rs 1,22,677, his pads for Rs 33,028, his ODI jersey for Rs 1,13,240, his T20 jersey for Rs 1,04,824, his Test jersey for Rs 1,32,774 and his gloves for Rs 28,782.
The public sale was accomplished in collaboration with Bharat Army, the fan membership of the Indian workforce.
“I have decided to donate my cricket pads, my gloves, helmets and some of my jerseys to our collaboration partner Bharat Army. They are going to auction these things out and the funds will go towards the Aware Foundation. It’s a foundation that look towards helping children. It is very special and I couldn’t pick a better day to do this,” stated Rahul in accordance to Times of India.
Rahul, like different cricketers and sportspersons, has been at residence because the coronavirus pandemic introduced a halt to most main sports activities world wide. He was to captain Kings XI Punjab within the 2020 season of the Indian Premier League which has been postponed.
Talking about how he’s spending his time amidst lockdown, Rahul stated: “Me and my household are in Bangalore. We’re all protected. I’m simply attempting to do no matter I can, by way of coaching and holding busy. I haven’t been or haven’t actually acquired to a spot the place it’s annoying, I’m hanging in there! But yeah, it’s it’s fairly good to spend time at residence and I bear in mind after we saved enjoying (the workforce) for thus lengthy, all of us saved wanting a break, and now that we’ve acquired such a giant break, we’re like we don’t need such a giant break.
“I suppose that’s what this time is educating all of us; the vital issues in life, the significance of being wholesome and spending time with household. I acquired to spend my birthday with my household after a protracted, very long time, in order that felt very particular.”