Thursday, 13 January 2011
Yorkshire CCC raise £3,590 for Queensland floods
Cricket fans have dug deep this week after Andrew Gale pledged his Yorkshire side's support to help the Queensland Flood Relief Disaster Fund. A whopping £3,590 has been raised.
The headline lot has been Tim Bresnan's Ashes shirt signed by the entire England Ashes winning squad. That auction lot fetched £2,750.
A big t?hanks to Tim, Galey, Adam Lyth and Jonathan Bairstow for their generous donations to raise much needed funds for a very good cause.
Listen to Andrew Gale talking to the BBC about why the players are trying to raise funds for the Queensland Flood Disaster Fund
THE AUCTION LOTS ON TWITTER
- Tim Bresnan donated England Ashes winning squad signed England 2010/11 Ashes shirt - worn by Tim Bresnan - England issue with Tim's name and number on the reverse and his cap number etc. Signed by the entire England Ashes winning squad (SOLD £2,750)
- Andrew Gale signed England Lions shirt (SOLD £200)
- Jonathan Bairstow signed matchworn Slazenger wk gloves (SOLD £70)
- Adam Lyth signed Yorkshire CCC shirt (SOLD £120) PAID
- Come and meet the team at Press Day on 1 April 2011 and have your picture taken with the 2011 Yorkshire CCC squad (SOLD £275)
All money raised will be donated to the Queensland Flood disaster fund. The floods are causing havoc and destruction in Queensland and the death toll has risen to double figures.
Thanks to everyone who supported our Twitter auctions!!!????
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