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Amir Hussain Lone a Cricketer Without Hands aced cricket with no arms

  • Amir Hussain Lone, Cricket News, Cricket Info no arms, Writing with feet, Jammu and Kashmir
    He fought through the tough times and became self-sufficient by selling walnuts.

    The 26-year-old Lone lost his arms in an accident in 1997, when he was just eight years old. However, it didn't deter him from pursing his dream of playing cricket

  • Amir Hussain Lone, Cricket News, Cricket Info no arms, Writing with feet, Jammu and Kashmir
    The government is neither serious about the welfare of the disabled nor is it concerned about the promotion of para cricket in the state

    For Amir however, things will never be easy. And he rues the government’s lack of industry in improving conditions for people like him.

  • Amir Hussain Lone, Cricket News, Cricket Info no arms, Writing with feet, Jammu and Kashmir
    He bats by putting his bat between his neck and chin and bowls with his legs.

    one progressed towards achieving his dream and he finally became the captain of the Jammu and Kashmir's para team

  • Amir Hussain Lone, Cricket News, Cricket Info no arms, Writing with feet, Jammu and Kashmir
    “After the accident, people told my father that I will become a burden on him. I thought, no, I will not let that happen and decided to ...

    However, from a time when people suggested to his father that he “get rid of him”, Amir has become a pride for his family.

  • Amir Hussain Lone, Cricket News, Cricket Info no arms, Writing with feet, Jammu and Kashmir
    “Whenever life pushes me down, I remember the struggle and success of Amir. He is a real inspiration,” said a friend from Amir’s village.

    From south Kashmir’s Bijbehara, Amir not only managed to make his feet double as his hands, but even learnt to swim and play cricket. Now 26, he is the captain of Jammu and Kashmir’s para cricket team.

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