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For Pakistan's blind, cricket offers hope

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Pakistan's blind cricket captain Zeeshan Abbasi was once a shy and awkward child who relied on his family and friends to get by in a country where disability is a major stigma. 

Visually impaired Pakistan cricketers taking part in a practice session at the Bagh-e-Jinnah cricket ground in Lahore on February 14, 2014

Growing up in the mountainous northern Ayubia district, his earliest memories are of clutching his mother's hand as they climbed a winding path to a school where he was never fully accepted.

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