Kashmiri cricketers do star turn for India, but can't share their joy with parents
By Asiaville Desk • 16/08/2019 at 5:25AM
Wasim Iqbal and Amir Hasan help India to T20 physical disability championship, but are unable to share their joy with their families.
Two Kashmiri players helped India won the Cricket T20 Physical Disability World Cup, held in the UK. India won the final by 36 runs, beating Pakistan.
Batsman Wasim Iqbal and bowler Amir Hasan, though elated with their success, are however worried. The two Kashmiri players have been unable to talk or communicate with their parents, since all telecommunication services across Jammu and Kashmir have been disabled.
Iqbal said that he was unable to share his joy over the Indian team's success in the series.
The two players are the stars of the Indian team, the team's management said. Opening batsman Iqbal scored 69 against Pakistan to help India win the match.
19-year-old Amir Hasan is the youngest player on the team. Fast bowler Amir took 5 wickets in the series. He got wickets in all the matches he has played.
[Autotranslated from Hindi]
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