Sarfaraz Ahmed auctions Champions Trophy bat to help ground staff

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Former Pakistan skipper Sarfaraz Ahmed is going to auction his match winning Champions Trophy 2017 bat to raise money for ground staff.

“Sarfaraz Ahmed has given the bat he used during the 2017 Champions Trophy for auction. The money raised will go towards helping athletes and groundstaff who are struggling financially since the outbreak of the COVID-19 pandemic #COVID19, ” Sports Journalist Saj Sadiq tweeted.

Amoung others which have come forward are Squash icon Jahangir Khan who presented his autographed racket used in British Open final, Olympian Islahuddin Siddiqui presented his hockey stick used in the 1978 World Cup final.

These legendary players have joined hands with the Karachi Sports Forum (KSF) in its campaign to distribute ration bags and medicines among the financially unstable athletes, ground staff and organisers in this difficult hour being faced by them due to the outbreak of Covid-19.