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Gully Cricket League: Where children of the deprived work towards their dreams

‘I am ready to work hard to fulfil my dream of becoming a cricketer,’ Prahlad said. His father is a daily-wage worker and earns barely enough for their family of five. But the lack of finances won’t deter him

Amidst the frenzy of the India Premier League (IPL), another cricket league has been launched, albeit without much fanfare, to shape the dreams of scores of urban slum children in the national capital. The ripples of the training programme, named Gully Cricket League (GCL), is expected to touch the lives of budding cricketers and enable them to transcend the boundaries of deprivation and struggle.

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Manish Raj

Manish Raj is an independent journalist and a senior communication specialist.

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