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How cricket helped Pakistani man overcome his disability

Altaf Ahmed lost his right leg in a shooting incident six years ago.

The father of two was fitted with a prosthetic limb and now plays as a batsman for the Pakistan Disabled Cricket Association.

As the United Nations marked its International Day of Persons with Disabilities, he spoke to the BBC about how the game helped him overcome his limitations and what it feels like to hit sixes in national and international tournaments.

  • 04 Dec 2013
  • From the section Asia
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