National Triangular Wheelchair T-20 Cricket Series

Updated On Mar 02, 2017 09:00 AM IST 9 Photos
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Wheelchair Cricket for the differently abled started in India in 2009 and six states - UP, Haryana, Punjab, Gujarat, Delhi and now Rajasthan have official teams. The best of these players will form the national team aiming for T-20 Wheelchair Cricket World Cup to be held in May 2017 in Nepal. Seen above is Rajasthan’s Captain Prithvi Singh bowled out against Punjab during the recently concluded National Triangular Wheelchair T-20 Cricket Series at Chaugan stadium in Jaipur. (Himanshu Vyas / HT Photo)

Wheelchair Cricket for the differently abled started in India in 2009 and six states - UP, Haryana, Punjab, Gujarat, Delhi and now Rajasthan have official teams. The best of these players will form the national team aiming for T-20 Wheelchair Cricket World Cup to be held in May 2017 in Nepal. Seen above is Rajasthan’s Captain Prithvi Singh bowled out against Punjab during the recently concluded National Triangular Wheelchair T-20 Cricket Series at Chaugan stadium in Jaipur. (Himanshu Vyas / HT Photo)

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Rajasthan, whose players earlier used to play from Delhi’s team, now have formed their own team.

Rajasthan, whose players earlier used to play from Delhi’s team, now have formed their own team.

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Punjab’s Rohit Anhotra, the only century scorer from India, said “Most of the players can’t afford the sports wheelchair that costs between 24-35,000 Rupees and drive the riskier and slower patients’ wheelchair.”

Punjab’s Rohit Anhotra, the only century scorer from India, said “Most of the players can’t afford the sports wheelchair that costs between 24-35,000 Rupees and drive the riskier and slower patients’ wheelchair.”

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A Punjab team player dives to save a boundary against Rajasthan during the final match played between Rajasthan and Punjab teams of Two Day National Triangular Wheelchair T-20 Cricket Series.

A Punjab team player dives to save a boundary against Rajasthan during the final match played between Rajasthan and Punjab teams of Two Day National Triangular Wheelchair T-20 Cricket Series.

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Punjab team striker Rohit hits a shot against Haryana during the Two Day National Triangular Wheelchair T-20 Cricket Series.

Punjab team striker Rohit hits a shot against Haryana during the Two Day National Triangular Wheelchair T-20 Cricket Series.

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Practising for these matches is a problem since cricket officials think that wheelchairs will ruin the pitches, says one of the players.

Practising for these matches is a problem since cricket officials think that wheelchairs will ruin the pitches, says one of the players.

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Rajasthan team players celebrate after defeating Punjab in the finals of Two Day National Triangular Wheelchair T-20 Cricket Series at Chaugan stadium.

Rajasthan team players celebrate after defeating Punjab in the finals of Two Day National Triangular Wheelchair T-20 Cricket Series at Chaugan stadium.

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Players from the participating teams having lunch during a break.

Players from the participating teams having lunch during a break.

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Trophies displayed during the Two Day National Triangular Wheelchair T-20 Cricket Series.

Trophies displayed during the Two Day National Triangular Wheelchair T-20 Cricket Series.

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