Street Child Cricket World Cup from April 30 to May 8; There are 8 teams from 7 countries, in the final lords
Participating in India's two teams India North and India South
Sourav Ganguly Brand ambassador of both teams of India
Mumbai. Children living in slums were still playing cricket in the streets. Now the World Cup is starting for them too. This Street Child Cricket World Cup will be played in England from April 30 to May 8. In this 8 teams from 7 countries are participating.
India's two teams, boys and girls will play together
India's two teams will travel to India North and India South. The final will be played at Lord's. This is a mixed Gender Tournament. Boys and girls will play with a team. There will be 8 players in a team. There will be 4 boys and 4 girls in it. In the team of India South, there are players living in the slums of Mumbai and Chennai.
Hope the boys will also like to play with the girls
Shama and Bhavani who live in Mankhurd Slum in Mumbai say, 'This is the first time when we will play with the boys. I will share my experience with other girls. Still many parents do not allow girls to go out of the house. I am lucky that I am getting an opportunity to play in England. Now that we are going to London, we hope that boys will also like to play with girls. Boys will encourage their sisters to play. "Mani Ratnam and Irfan of this slam help fellow players in practice. The India North team also has children playing in the streets of Delhi and Kolkata.
Bat made of coconut tree
Right from Chennai, Nagalakshmi, Monisha, Pulraj and Sun Prakash India are in the South Team. Nagalakshmi loves cricket so much that she uses the coconut tree's cast as a Bat. They say that it is not perfect. But the street is okay for cricket. At the same time, Palaraj is a big fan of Dhoni. He puts a helicopter shot like him.
Street Child United is making the World Cup, a 20-ball match from the tennis ball:
Street Child United is organizing this World Cup organization for slum dwellers and street children. NGOs associated with this organization conducted a selection in their respective areas. These trials were going on for 6 months. After this the team was selected. A match will be of 20 balls. Matches will be played from tennis balls. The final will be played on May 8 at Lords. These children got an opportunity to learn from IPL team Rajasthan Royals. Sourav Ganguly is the brand ambassador of both teams.