Buttler’s World Cup final shirt raises 65,000 pounds in auction


England wicketkeeper Jos Buttler has raised greater than £65,000 (USD 80,000) to assist struggle the coronavirus outbreak by auctioning off his World Cup final shirt.

Buttler’s shirt, which he wore when finishing the last-ball run-out that noticed England beat New Zealand at Lord’s final 12 months, was offered to lift cash for specialist coronary heart and lung centres offered by the Royal Brompton and Harefield hospitals in London.

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Buttler, who earlier in the showpiece match had hit a fifty and batted in the Super Over, put his long-sleeve preserving jersey up on the market every week in the past. By the time the auction closed on Tuesday, the shirt had attracted 82 bids with the winner paying 65,100 pound.

Buttler, talking on Monday, stated: “It’s a very special shirt but I think it takes on extra meaning with it being able to hopefully go to the emergency cause.”

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