published on: 09/01/2020 10:55 AM
Former Australia veteran Shane Warne’s ‘baggy green cap’ has achieved a special place, now it has become the most expensive and memorable item sold in cricket history. Warne had decided to auction his Test debut match green cap to help those affected by the fire in the jungles of Australia. After this, the people interested in auctioning this cap became noticed. In just two hours, the cap price had crossed the 275,000 Australian dollar mark. By the time the news was written, the auction amount had crossed $ 520,500. Due to which it has made a unique record.
Thus, as Shane Warne’s baggy green cap crossed the $ 425,000 Australian auction during the auction, he beat the price of all memorabilia sold in the cricket world. The episode in which Warne’s cap surpassed the cost of the ‘baggy green cap’ of Sir Don Bradman of Australia. Bradman’s cap was the most expensive item sold in cricket history for the most time at 425,000 Australian dollars.
Not only this, Warne’s cap has beaten not only Bradman but also the amount of former India captain Kul Mahendra Singh Dhoni’s winning six by winning the World Cup 2011. Dhoni’s bat was sold for 161,816.66 Australian dollars. Let us know that in his 21-year long cricket career, Shane Warne played 145 Test matches for Australia, in which he took 708 wickets while bowling brilliantly. In this way, he comes second after Muttiah Muralitharan’s 800 wickets in Test cricket.