While the final battle of the India-England series begins on Friday at the Oval, Rolling Stones frontman Mick Jagger has pledged to donate £ 20,000 to charities for every century or fiftieth ticket that takes place during the fifth round. The legend of rock and roll will donate the amount to a charity based on cricket, "Chance to Shine", which offers young people the opportunity to practice this sport and learn through it. In addition, Mick Jagger has also promised 10,000 pounds sterling for every three, for every half century.
"I follow England – in general, the game – wherever I am in the world and I thought it would be a fun way to earn some money for Chance to Shine." It has been an exciting series that has made people talk about cricket. , so let's Reflect that, with each inspiring performance, there is a new fan and the younger these fans are, the better for the future of cricket, "said Jagger, citing icc-cricket.com.
Jagger also said he expected both Joe Root and Virat Kohli's men to score high on the Oval.
"There's no pressure on the guys from Joe Root or Virat Kohli, although the bigger they go in The Oval, the better!" Jagger said.
The fifth and final Test between India and England begins on September 7 at the Oval in London. India has conceded the series 1-3 to the hosts, but will seek to finish the series with a winning score with improvements in the batting department.