Saqib Saleem supports cricket for the blind

Saqib Saleem supports cricket for the blind
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New Delhi : Actor Saqib Saleem, who has played cricket for Delhi and Jammu and Kashmir before entering into the entertainment industry, is planning to promote cricket for the blind in the country.

The 29-year-old actor, a member of the ‘Mumbai Heroes’ at the Celebrity Cricket League – a non-professional men’s cricket league, has also arranged for free coaching for the special players.

Talking about the upcoming match for the visually challenged and his association with them, Saqib said, “For me, passion supersedes everything and just the passion that these special players have for the game makes me want to associate with them.”

He added, “As I grew up in Delhi and played most of the cricket there, I know of the cricketing community there and even spoke to my coaches for the training of these players and my coaches were more than happy to facilitate it.”

The promising actor has had a passion for cricket since he was four. (ANI)