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Wheelchair Cricket

Wheelchair cricket is a modified version of cricket which is designed to be played by individuals with physical disabilities, particularly those who use wheelchairs for mobility. The sport allows players with various physical impairments to participate in a competitive and enjoyable cricketing experience.

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Wheelchair cricket of some form has been played for a long time, particularly in countries like England, Australia, and India, where cricket holds significant cultural importance. The establishment of formal organizations and leagues dedicated to wheelchair cricket has further propelled its growth and development.

Wheelchair cricket shares many similarities with traditional cricket, though there are several adaptations to accommodate players with disabilities. The game is typically played with a softer ball to reduce the risk of injury, and the bat may be lighter for easier handling by players with limited dexterity. The size of the pitch and field may be adjusted to suit the needs of wheelchair users. Particularly, the playing surface must be suitable for moving about safely on a wheelchair, so gaes are foten played indoors.

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