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HEADLINE: CWI and MatchWornShirt launch new West Indies signed shirt auction partnership 2023-03-07 14:22:41 

St. John’s, Antigua - Cricket West Indies (CWI) and MatchWornShirt (MWS) today launched a new partnership giving fans the opportunity to bid for and own authentic worn and signed West Indies Team shirts. The West Indies will be the first international cricket team to give fans the opportunity to own authentic signed team shirts via global digital auctions held on’s website.

Starting from the 8 March, fans can bid to own any of the West Indies Test squad’s teams shirts from the current South Africa Series, with each shirt individually signed by the respective player. CWI and MatchWornShirt will create auctions to go live with the first ball bowled in a match or shortly after the match has been completed. In 2023, this will include Test, One Day International (ODI), and T20 International (T20I) matches against India, as well as T20I and ODI matches against England. West Indies fans will not just be able to witness a match-winning moment or performance, they will have the chance to swap shirts with their heroes and own a piece of sporting history.

Fans’ desire to own team and player memorabilia continues to rise strongly, in parallel with the growth of live international sports, especially cricket. The first auction will go live to coincide with the start of the second Test Match, South Africa versus West Indies on 8 March 2023 at the Wanderers Stadium in Johannesburg.  The first auction will run for 2 weeks, until 22 March 2023. To celebrate this new partnership, fans will have the chance to win fast bowler Alzarri Joseph’s genuine match-worn and signed shirt from the first Test match when he took his first-ever Test match five-wicket haul for the West Indies. This opportunity will be live on MatchWornShirt’s Instagram page from Monday 6 March.

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Curtis 2023-03-07 16:25:16 

I would think that players may want to keep memorabilia from significant events, rather than get exploited.

bdaTryangle 2023-03-07 16:31:34 

In reply to Curtis

I know in baseball, players love to keep mementos. The NFL puts certain memorable things in their Hall of Fame facility.

shivnotout 2023-03-07 19:31:16 

In reply to bdaTryangle

how much is Cornwall shirt going for?


bdaTryangle 2023-03-07 20:32:27 

In reply to shivnotout


ray 2023-03-08 00:44:15 

Soon bats and balls and bails and wickets

positiveg 2023-03-08 01:21:38 

In reply to Curtis

I thought about this too. But what I realiae they do in cases like this is have a signed version so would be like a match day version.
I know players kits have something like 3 jerseys because sometimes they may switch this might be a shirt from his kit or the actual shirt. I've checked their website and see them auctioning off some shirts that were part of the game day kit but not used.
Cause for one I would sign the jersey from the match day kit but not the actualize.
No doubt though the players will be getting a cut along with CWI and the company.