Shakib Al Hasan, the Bangladeshi cricketer has announced that he has decided to auction his bat that he used during the 2019 ODI World Cup to help raise money for Covid-19 charity works. He is the second Bangladeshi cricketer to auction bat for raising money for relief works. Earlier Bangladeshi wicket keeper-batsman Mushfiqur Rahim has also announced this decision.
“I had said before that I want to put up a bat for auction. I have decided to auction the bat I used in the 2019 World Cup. It’s a favourite bat of mine,” Shakib said during a Facebook live session. The money raised from the auction will go to the Shakib Al Hasan foundation.
Shakib Al Hasan has been banned from cricket for a term of two year. He was suspended from all forms of cricket for not reporting corrupt approaches.
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This is a very special bat to me, but my people are even more special to me. So I have decided to auction my SG bat through which I scored 1500 runs and performed well at the ICC World Cup with all your blessings. You can bid for the bat tomorrow at the facebook page of Auction4Action where I will be live at 10pm on Wednesday, April 22, 2020. Let's bid as high as possible and help as many people as we can. Only as a team can we win this. See you all there!