Tim Southee auctions his WTC 2021 final jersey:
Tim Southee auctioned his jersey of World Test Championship final for a great cause.
His rectitude is really praise-worthy as the reason for auctioning the jersey is to raise fund for eight-year-old girl suffering from cancer.
Tim Southee is vice-captain of New Zealand’s international team .He is the third bowler of New Zealand who has achieved the milestone of picking 300 test wickets.
Tim Southee auctions his WTC 2021 final jersey .The jersey was worn by Tim Southee in big battle is special not only because of its owner but also for the reason that it was worn when Black Caps achieved the historic victory.
Moreover one more reason that adds to the value of jersey is that it has autographs of players of New Zealand.
New Zealand beat India by 8 wickets to earn the prestigious tittle in final of World Test Championship. Tim Southee picked up 5 wickets and became star by giving vital contribution through his bowling skills to make his team win in final of WTC.
In the second innings when the teams were trying and hoping to emerge as winner, it was needed to show more efforts.
At that time Tim Southee bowled brilliantly and dismissed 4 players of team India – Rohit Sharma, Shubman Gill, Mohammed Shami and Jasprit Bumrah
He was not only proved excellent bowler but performed nicely with bat, giving the contribution of 30 runs in first innings.
After showing amazing skills on the field, Southee has come forward to show the modesty as he is auctioning his jersey to help a girl suffering from cancer.Tim Southee auctions his WTC 2021 final jersey and this act reveals his great virtue.
Name of girl is Hollie Beattie. Three years back, the poor girl was diagnosed with an aggressive form of cancer, neuroblastoma.
Black Caps posted an image of Southee’s jersey with autograph of 15 members of New Zealand squad on official Twitter handle and shared the information that Southee is auctioning his jersey which he worn while playing WTC final to raise funds for Hollie Beattie’s cancer medical needs.
Tim Southee auctions his WTC 2021 final jersey and here is the post
Tim Southee is auctioning off one of his match worn playing shirts from the WTC Final to support Hollie Beattie and her ongoing medical treatment needs.
— BLACKCAPS (@BLACKCAPS) June 29, 2021
Tim Southee auctions his WTC 2021 final jersey and also posted picture of the T-shirt on Instagram along with the information that the funds raised will be given to 8-year-old girl who his battling with cancer. He also informed the way to bid the jersey as well as to help Beattie.
“Hey guys, I am auctioning off one of my shirts from the @icc World Test Championship Final to support @hopeforhollie. All proceeds from the auction will go to the Beattie family,” Southee added the caption.
Southee appreciated the strength and positive attitude of little girl and her family with which they are fighting with dangerous disease.
“My family first learnt about Hollie’s story a couple of years ago through the cricket community and I have always been struck by the Beattie family’s perseverance, strength and positive attitude. Since hearing that Hollie required more treatment, I have been trying to find a way to support in some small way,” he stated.
“I am hopeful that this shirt can help contribute in someway to the Beattie family’s ongoing medical needs as Hollie continues to fight. As a parent my heart goes out to them as they battle on. Any bid big or small is greatly appreciated!” Southee added.
Southee has proved himself a good player in finals of WTC and now he is proving himself a good human.
He also urged his fans to bid on the jersey in order to give contribution for a moral cause.