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  • Organised by Street Child United in the U.K.
  • Nagalakshmi lives in the shelter for urban homeless girls of the Chennai Corporation, run by Karunalaya, an NGO working with street and working children.
  • Nagalakshmi’s partners on the team proposed by Karunalaya include her mates from Chennai — B.
  • Each team will comprise eight members, and six members will play in this ‘Street 20’ format, where 20 balls will be bowled, explains Paul Sunder Singh of Karunalaya.
  • His other teammates — Suryaprakash, who lives in the NGO’s boys shelter home, and Monisha, another street dweller — wait politely, until he finishes the conversation, but clearly for them, the game must go on.

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