Blind cricketer from Pietermaritzburg selected for SA team

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Mathula Dlamini.
Mathula Dlamini.

A blind Pietermaritzburg man is living beyond his wildest dreams after being selected to play for the national blind cricket team.

Mathula Dlamini (38) from Cinderella Park, said at the age of 24, he believed his life was on track as he was working two jobs, as a horse handler and an assistant horse farrier. But when he was diagnosed with TB meningitis in 2006, his world came crumbling down.

Dlamini said he lost his eyesight, and it took him over 10 years to come to terms with his new life.

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