Premier Cricket League for Hyderabad’s slum children

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Hyderabad’s Daniels Cricket Academy is organizing a week-long Slum Premier Cricket League from August 8. It will open up opportunities for slum children to explore the sport, showcase their talent and fulfill their dreams.

 

Parents of 256 players of 16 teams are auto drivers, plumbers, daily wage laborers, maid servants, construction workers, street vendors and some of the players are orphans. The stage is set for the first-ever Slum Dwellers Cricket Extravaganza. It will be kicked on August 8 at a Cricket Ground at Uppal. On August 6, a Jersey and Trophy Unveiling program will be held where BJP leader P. Muralidhar Rao unveil the games at Mekaster Auditorium (Institute of Electronics and Telecommunications) Osmania University campus, informed Daniel Kanaparthi. (NSS)