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Defeated the Physical Disability

Here are some great players from cricketing world who did great despite their physical disabilities. They defeated their disabilities with determination. Cricketers who defeated their disabilities.

  1. Tony Grieg: Great all rounder was affected by epilepsy at the age of 12 due to an accidentally.
  2. Jonty Rhodes: From South Africa had a mild epilepsy as a kid.
  3. Shoaib Akhtar: Called the Rawalpindi Express, he was the fast bowler from Pakistan. He has Flat feet and hyperextension in joints causing swelling in knees.
  4. Mansoor Ali Khan Pataudi: Indian Captain lost his eye in a car accident at 20 years.
  5. Bhagwath Chandrasekhar: Chandrasekhar was a unorthodox leg spinner. Many batsman couldn’t understood his leg spinners. This typical action was developed due to a withered right arm which was caused by polio.
  6. Len Hutton: During World War Second he was injured and after operations had asymmetrical arms.
  7. Martin Guptill: Martin Guptill is an opening batsman from New Zealand. He lost three toes on his left foot in a accident at the age of 13 but he is playing despite this handicap for 11 years.