YourStory – A day before the much-anticipated cricket match between India and Pakistan of the Asia Cup, another Indian cricket team defeated Pakistan on day one of the Friendship Cup.

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  • A day before the much-anticipated cricket match between India and Pakistan of the Asia Cup, another Indian cricket team defeated Pakistan on day one of the Friendship Cup.
  • With yesterday’s win, India’s Wheelchair Cricket Team is leading the series 1-0, says Daily Hunt.
  • It was international para-athlete and national awardee Pradeep Raj who laid the foundation for Wheelchair Cricket India (WCI).
  • The idea came during Pradeep’s visit to South Korea, where he interacted with wheelchair cricket delegations from Bangladesh and Pakistan.
  • He felt the need for a wheelchair cricket team, as it would provide an opportunity to para-athletes to represent India.

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