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Bangladesh Cricket Tournament Brings Confidence to Physically Disabled Players

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Bangladesh – International Committee of the Red Cross

 

Bangladesh: Cricket tournament brings camaraderie and confidence to players

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The 5-nation International Cricket Tournament for People with Physical Disabilities successfully concluded on 10 September, with England crowned the winner.

The event, inaugurated by Her Excellency Sheikh Hasina, Honorable Prime Minister of the Government of the People’s Republic of Bangladesh, is the first multination cricket tournament of its kind.

Teams from Afghanistan, Bangladesh, England, India and Pakistan participated in the event, demonstrating that disability is not a hurdle to pursuing a dream.

Video courtesy of ICRC

This photo slideshow features some of the highlights from the tournament.

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[photo credits-featured image: “Shiva temple at Puthia, Rajshahi” by Tanweer Morshed – Own work. Licensed under CC BY-SA 4.0 via Wikimedia Commons – https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Shiva_temple_at_Puthia,_Rajshahi.JPG#/media/File:Shiva_temple_at_Puthia,_Rajshahi.JPG]

 

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