July 30, 2020

Indian national wheelchair cricketer turns labourer in lockdown

New Delhi (AFP) – A player for India’s national wheelchair cricket team has been forced into work as a manual labourer as millions across the country are left jobless by the coronavirus pandemic.Rajendra Singh Dhami previously earned a living from prize money and sponsorship, supplemented by income from working as a coach, despite wheelchair cricket not being a professional game in India.But he and millions of others in the South Asian nation were forced to give up their livelihoods and return to their home villages when the country’s cities went into lockdown.Under pressure to provide for his…

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