Team India batsman KL Rahul has auctioned his cricket memorabilia including 2019 World Cup to raise funds for charity amid the global pandemic of Coronavirus.
Rahul auctioned his various memorabilia including the bat he used in World Cup 2019. The bat was auctioned for Rs 2,64, 228.
Apart from bat Rahul has also donated other memorabilia including his helmet, which went for Rs 1,22, 677, pads (Rs 33, 028), ODI jersey (Rs 1,13,240) T20 jersey (Rs 1,04,842), Test jersey (Rs 1,32,774) and gloves (Rs 28,782), for the auction.
All the proceeds from the auction will go to the “Aware Foundation”. On the occasion of his 28th birthday recently, Rahul had said,”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.”