To raise funds to fight Covid-19, James Anderson auctions shirt, bat and wicket
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Published: April 25, 2020 7:58:42 pm


James Anderson is England’ all-time highest wicket-taker in Tests. (Source: File Photo)

England tempo nice James Anderson has determined to public sale his autographed shirt, bat, and a wicket from the final Test that he performed in Cape Town to assist raise funds for the fight towards COVID-19 pandemic.

Taking to Twitter, Anderson wrote: “We’re auctioning this lot off on eBay for @gowellfund. My shirt and stump from the last Test I played in Cape Town and my Tailender bat.”

The pandemic, which originated within the Chinese metropolis of Wuhan, has up to now claimed shut to two lakh lives and contaminated greater than 28 lakh individuals the world over.

The pandemic has led to cancellation or postponement of all sporting occasions, together with the Tokyo Olympics.

But sportspersons from world wide have come ahead to help because the world battles the unprecedented well being disaster.

Recently, India captain Virat Kohli and his Royal Challengers Bangalore teammate AB de Villiers decided to auction their 2016 IPL bats, shirts, and gloves online with the proceeds from that going to the needy ones.

Before the prolific RCB duo, just a few English cricketers like Jos Buttler have also auctioned their cricketing memorabilia to help raise funds and fight the pandemic that has additionally engulfed their nation.

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