Spin legend Shane Warne on Monday said he has determined to auction his Baggy Green cap to raise money for the devastating bushfire victims of Australia. Warne made the announcement by means of posting a assertion on his twitter manage throughout the 0.33 Test between Australia and New Zealand at the SCG here.
“The horrific bushfires in Australia have left us all in disbelief. The have an impact on these devastating fires are having on so many human beings is unthinkable and has touched us all. Lives have been lost, houses have been destroyed and over 500 million animals have died too,” he said in the statement.
“Everyone is in this collectively and we continue to locate approaches to make a contribution and help on a each day basis. This has led me to public sale my loved dishevelled green cap (350) that I wore at some point of my Test career.
“I hope my dishevelled green can increase some vast money to assist all those humans that are in determined need,” the 50-year-old former leg-spinner added.
Warne has joined a growing list of cricketers, who are elevating cash for the bushfire victims. Australian gamers Chris Lynn, Glenn Maxwell and D’Arcy Short have already announced that they will donate AUD 250 every for each six they hit in the ongoing Big Bash League (BBL) to aid bushfire victims.