Sharne Warne’s baggy green cap raises over Aus$1 million for bushfire relief, becomes most valuable cricket memorabiliaJanuary 10, 2020
- Cricket star Shane Warne’s “baggy green” cap sold at auction for more than Aus$1 million (nearly $700,000) on Friday, with all funds going to help victims of
bushfiresraging in Australia.
- The spin legend wore the cap during his 145-Test career, in which he took more than 700 wickets, and said he was blown away after a late bidding war pushed the price to Aus$1
- It far exceeded the Aus$425
,000 paid at auction for the cap belonging to the legendary Donald Bradman when that was sold for charity in 2003.
- The item comes with an autographed certificate of authenticity from Warne. The identity of the successful bidder was not immediately known.