How much was MS Dhoni's 2011 World Cup bat sold for?

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MS Dhoni's 2011 World Cup bat

The bat MS Dhoni used to strike the 2011 World Cup final-winning six remained the most expensive cricket bat in history until December 2021. 

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The selling price

Mumbai-based brokerage business RK Global purchased Dhoni's bat for £100,000 (then Rs 72 lakh) at a London charity dinner three months after the final.

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Bat that hit the winning six

The bat caused frenetic rejoicing among millions of people. It is the bat that rocketed a monstrous six over Long-on before twirling casually in its owner's hands.

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The aim

The goal was to collect funds for Dhoni's wife's humanitarian organization, Sakshi Foundation, which works with underprivileged children in India. 

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Who brought it?

RK Global, an Indian investment organization, bought the bat for Rs 72 lakh.

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The bat

Dhoni's bat sparked widespread curiosity among cricket fans, as the winning runs in the title victory came from a devastating six off it.

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