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Ye jazba, ye junoon to himmat na haar!

This remarkable picture showing Kashmiri cricketer Amir Hussain, 26, is all over international media today.the brilliant picture by Younis Zargar, tells the story of Amir who lost both his arms at age 8 in a tragic accident at his father’s sawmill, which made cricket bats, according to the guardian his father had to sell the business to pay for his son’s treatment and his son still loved playing the sport. Amir who is captain of Kashmiri para-cricket team is able to bat, bowl and field using his feet. His unusual technique for batting involves holding the bat between his neck and shoulder and he bowls with the toes using sweeping leg movement to launch the ball.

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