Aiming to cash in on the interest generated by the ongoing Cricket World Cup, online market place eBay India has started auctioning bats autographed by master blaster Sachin Tendulkar for charity.
Two cricket bats signed by the cricket maestro would be on auction and the proceeds would go for charitable purposes eBay India on Tuesday said.
"All the proceeds from the charity auction will benefit Make-A-Wish Foundation India, which is dedicated to granting the most cherished wish of children who live with life threatening illnesses," it noted.
The auction of the first bat signed by Tendulkar began yesterday and would be on till March 3. The minimum bid starts at Rs 1,001.
"The second cricket bat, also autographed by Sachin Tendulkar, will be on auction from March 3-13," the statement said.
The Cricket World Cup began in the sub-continent on February 19 and ends on April 2.