Lahore: Pakistan’s Test captain Azhar Ali has announced to auction his triple-century bat and Champions Trophy’s shirt, the money will be utilized to help needy people in ongoing nationwide lockdown due to COVID-19.
In a video message, Ali said that both bat and the shirt are too close to his heart but he would love to utilise them in a good cause. “My triple-century bat and Champions Trophy’s shirt, having the signatures of the whole squad, is up for auction. I will try my best to gather as much money as I can and utilise it in helping needy people during the current situation,” he said.
I put 2 of my closest belongings on auction with base price of 1 million PKR each to support People suffering due to ongoing crisis. Auction starts now & will close on 11:59PM 05May20. To place bid, text/whatsapp on +923228485173, or msg on my twitter. pic.twitter.com/7BJviamP88
— Azhar Ali (@AzharAli_) April 28, 2020
PKR 1 million has been set as the base price for both the equipment. It must be noted here that Ali scored his only triple-hundred in 2016 against West Indies in Dubai.