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Indian team's autographed bat to be auctioned at Chappell foundation dinner

Press Trust of India  |  Sydney 

The inaugural charity dinner event at the Sydney Ground on May 24 will have an autographed bat of the 2007 World T20 winning Indian team up for auction.

The helps homeless youth in their adopted country. The foundation expects to raise around USD 200,000 (more than Rs 1 crore) through this charity dinner.

All three brothers -- Ian, and will be in attendance along with the legendary

According to a media release, Sydney's Indian community will be well-represented with 30 among the 400 invitees are NRIs.

Among other memorabilia include a MCC pullover worn by the great during the 1958 Ashes. Tyson had gifted the pullover to veteran journalist Makrand Waingankar, who has donated it for the charity.

There will also be NRI interest in bidding for premium seating at the Adelaide Oval when plays in the opening Test match and for a hospitality suite at the SCG during the subsequent in January, 2019.

The of The (TCF) is Sydney-based Indian and the Board of Directors includes Lisa Sthalekar, broadcaster and former of the Australian women's team.

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First Published: Sat, May 12 2018. 17:51 IST