Tendulkar's bat to be auctioned in Mumbai

Published: Friday, September 24, 2010, 14:39 [IST]
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Tendulkar's bat to be auctioned

Indian cricketer Sachin Tendulkar's bat along with Memorabilia belonging to other top sportspersons from India and overseas will go under the auctioneer's hammer on October 29 in Mumbai.

According to a media report, Memorabilia belonging to 25 top sportspersons from India and overseas, including tennis star Roger Federer, batting maestro Sachin Tendulkar and chess ace Viswanathan Anand, will be on auction conducted by actor Rahul Bose's NGO 'The Foundation' in Mumbai.

According to the report, Six of the memorabilia, including the gold medal won by Anand after beating Vladimir Kramnik in a World Championship match in Bonn in 2008, the bat used by Tendulkar when he scored an unbeaten 163 against New Zealand in a one-day international in Christchurch last year, Federer-signed tennis shoes, were unveiled yesterday.

Tennis racquets used by Leander Paes and Mahesh Bhupathi to win the mixed doubles titles at Wimbledon (2010) and Australian Open (2009) are also a part of the auction.


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