The outbreak of the coronavirus has triggered the economy of all the countries around the world. To curb the spread of the virus, the different authorities across the country have announced the lockdown which has hit the large and small scale business. The daily wagers have also been affected by the unprecedented virus. To help the needy during the crisis, the big celebrities, including sportspersons, have come forward to support through raising funds and donating to NGOs.
The cricketers like MS Dhoni, Virat Kohli, Ajinkya Rahane, Rohit Sharma, and many more have donated a huge chunk of money to government funds. Some cricketers have taken a step forward and have put their memorable cricket bats and gloves in the auction to raise funds.
Here’s a look at 5 cricketers who put memorabilia for auction to raise funds to fight COVID-19:
5. Wasim Akram
Pakistan’s ex-captain Wasim Akram is the icon for many youngsters who wants to become fast bowlers. He is one of the greatest bowlers and has been the leading wicket-taker for his country. He has shown his greatness not only in the field but also has been in front to support for a good cause.
In the wake of coronavirus, the former fast bowler has come forward to combat the virus. He has pledged a signed bat and ball for auction on behalf of the Centre of Philanthropy’s COVID-19 Response Fund.