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How first-time visitors India won in England

DNMUM441236 | 8/15/2019 | Author : Taus Rizvi | WC :805

The Indian team, also known as Wadekar Warriors, dedicate inaugural Physical Disability World Series victory to Late Ajit Wadekar

Vikrant Keni is a skilled operator in a textile company in Palghar, near Mumbai. He had taken a 45-day leave from his company to represent India in Physical Disability Cricket World Series in England.
Afflicted with polio since childhood in his right hand, Keni, 32, has been playing for the Indian team from 2012 and the World Series was the first time he led the team, which is also known as ‘Wadekar Warriors’.
On Wednesday, Keni was at peace in his hotel room in Worcester. He was relaxing in his tracks following a tiring night when his team celebrated the World Series triumph, beating hosts England by 36 runs at New Road.
Keni’s phone was not flooded with calls or messages. Only well wishers have congratulated him for his
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