India\u2019s Street Cricketers - Crossing Boundaries


2019063020190723 (R4)

How street children from Kolkata got to play at the world's most famous cricket ground - Lord's in London. Andrea Catherwood hears the often harrowing stories of four teenagers who were brought up on the streets of the city of 16 million. Anjali, Jabbir, Milli and Tarak are all 15 years old. They have dreams and hopes of opportunities far different from the hardship they were born into. They were selected to be part of the North India team to play in the Street Cricket World Cup - and compete on the same hallowed turf as their cricketing heroes. But getting to Britain proved to be far from an easy task...
Producer: Rumella Dasgupta

How street children from Kolkata got to play cricket at Lord's