Press Esc to close
Friday 01 July 2016
News updated at 3:13 PM IST
Weather
Max: 28°C
Min : 20°C
In Bengaluru
Partially cloudy

Ball signed by Brett Lee to be auctioned online

Melbourne, Jan 2, 2012, (PTI):

 A cricket ball signed by Australian bowler Brett Lee will go under the hammer for Indian bidders on Ebay and the proceeds will go to charities working in India.

Australian charity organisation "Shanti Mission" which had received the ball from the cricketer has listed it on the online market place.

"The aim is to generate funds and to donate the proceeds towards a good cause," Sri Guru Shakti Durga, a spritual mentor and founder of the group said.

"The funds raised from the auction will go to two charities doing great work in India, UNICEF India and Varanasi based Saraswati Education Centre and to the mission," she told PTI.

The auction kicks off tomorrow and the starting bid has been placed at Rs 28,500 and will be closed on Jaunary 8.

Ebay in the description of the ball has said "All money earned will by donated as requested by Brett Lee."

Lee, 36, is recognised as one of the fastest bowlers in world cricket. He is also an athletic fielder and a useful lower-order batsman.


Go to Top

Photo Gallery
Naval NCC cadets of West Bengal and Sikkim...

Naval NCC cadets of West Bengal and Sikkim...

A view of the Taj Mahal as cloud hover in the...

A view of the Taj Mahal as cloud hover in the...

Army personnel take positions the house where militants were hiding...

Army personnel take positions the house where militants were hiding...

Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal with deputy CM Manish Sisodia talks with..

Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal with deputy CM Manish Sisodia talks with..

Visitors enjoy the rain at Rajpath in New Delhi...

Visitors enjoy the rain at Rajpath in New Delhi...

An AirAsia A320 Aircraft with livery painting at Hyderabad on...

An AirAsia A320 Aircraft with livery painting at Hyderabad on...

Vice President Hamid Ansari with Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal and...

Vice President Hamid Ansari with Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal and...

A Medium Range Surface-to-Air Missile (MRSAM) being successfully test-fired from...

A Medium Range Surface-to-Air Missile (MRSAM) being successfully test-fired from...

Erosion intensified at sea-shore at Ullala near Mangaluru on Thursday following rains. PTI Photo

Erosion intensified at sea-shore at Ullala near Mangaluru on Thursday following rains. PTI Photo

Villagers looking at a one horned rhinoceros that strayed in...

Villagers looking at a one horned rhinoceros that strayed in...

Copyright 2014, The Printers (Mysore) Private Ltd., 75, M.G Road, Post Box 5331, Bengaluru - 560001
Tel: +91 (80) 25880000 Fax No. +91 (80) 25880523