Wheelchair cricketers display their skills in Dwarka
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Wheelchair cricketers display their skills in Dwarka

IWPL is being organised at sector 12 these days.

Wheelchair cricketers display their skills in Dwarka

Dwarka: Be it any corner of India, the love for cricket is universal. When it comes to cricket, emotions surge and nothing can stop you. Displaying this, more than a hundred wheelchair cricketers from across the country are showing their batting, bowling and fielding skills in Dwarka these days.

The occasion is a cricket league named “IWPL” (Indian Wheel Chair Premier League) organised at Bal Bhavan International School, sector 12 these days. The tournament is being organized for a week starting June 3, 2022. The final match will be held on June 25, 2022.

In the league, a total of eight teams from different states are participating. The inaugural ceremony was held on June 3 with a march past where around 150  enthusiastic wheelchair-bound cricketers took part. A friendly match was also organised to mark the initiation of the tournament. Former DCP of Dwarka Anto Alphonse inaugurated the tournament.

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Mukesh Sinha, the convenor of the IWPL informs that this is the 3rd edition of the league in Dwarka. He says, “The league has become a popular event in the city after starting in 2018. Due to pandemic, it was not organised for two years but this time the event is witnessing a higher scale there are eight teams in place of six(as earlier)."