An accident at a saw mill left an eight-year-old Amir Hussain Lone without his arms. For three years after, he struggled in a hospital as he recovered. However, from a time when people suggested to his father that he “get rid of him”, Amir has become a pride for his family.
When India last arrived in Australia, there was a clear-cut goal. The focus was on the 2015 World Cup. The schedule, the training, the momentum was directed at peaking in February-March. There was a buzz around everything the team participated in, every act was related to how it will affect or benefit the team when the main show kicked off.
The cash-rich Indian Premier League will have a new title sponsor in its next edition after PepsiCo expressed interest in terminating its association with the Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI).