Shane Warne auctions his baggy green cap, raises A$1 million for bushfire relief fund

Australian cricketer Shane Warne auctioned his baggy green cap and raised A$1 million (Rs5 crore) towards donation for the Australian bushfire relief fund, said a report by

According to the report, the legendary cricketer had put his precious baggy green cap up for auction on last Monday.

Warne expressed his gratitude on Twitter after selling off the cap.

“Thank you so much to everyone that placed a bid & a huge Thankyou/congrats to the successful bidder – you have blown me away with your generosity and this was way beyond my expectations! The money will go direct to the Red Cross bushfire appeal. Thankyou, Thankyou, Thankyou,” Warne said in a tweet.

The auction was promoted by other famous cricketers including Brett Lee and Adam Gilchrist.