Same organization buy Soumya’s historic ‘bat’ and Taskin’s historic ‘ball’
To extend a helping hand to the victims in coronavirus, Saumya Sarkar and Taskin Ahmed, two of the best cricketers in Bangladesh, decided to auction off their best two memorabilia, like Shakib Al Hasan, Mushfiqur Rahim and Mohammad Ashraful.
Soumya has decided to auction off the bat with which he scored his only century in the Test against New Zealand last year. That was the record for the fastest century for Bangladesh in Tests. He scored a Test century off just 94 balls.
Besides, Taskin Ahmed announced to auction the ball with which he grabbed a great hat-trick in the ODI against Sri Lanka in 2017. Since then, no one has picked-up a hat-trick for Bangladesh in ODIs.
Shakib’s bat auction house Auction 4 Action auctioned off Soumya’s bat and Taskin’s hat-trick ball tonight. It was time to participate in the auction till 11.59 pm. Both Soumya and Taskin joined Auction 4 Action’s Facebook Live during the auction.
There, Taskin’s hat-trick ball sold for Rs 4 lakh and Soumya’s bat sold for Rs 4.5 lakh. It is known that a bank has bought these two bats and balls. However, no bank has disclosed that.
Arif R Hossain, a co-founder of Auction 4 Action himself did not disclose the name of the buyer organization. Details will be released tomorrow afternoon, he said. Basically, the name will be announced after receiving the money from the buyer.