England cricketers visit underprivileged school children in Kolkata

"It's a lifetime opportunity for me. We are meeting them for the second time and we struck the right chord soon after they came in. We had lots of fun playing cricket, and even beat my favourite cricketer KP!," Thomas said, showing off the wrist band given by Matt Prior.

updated: December 01, 2012 20:37 IST
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Kolkata: The touring English cricketers on Saturday gave some 200-odd underprivileged school children a day to remember as they spent about two hours playing, singing and having loads of fun at the south Kolkata campus here.

12-year-old Rohan Thomas captained his side with the opponent's team featuring star player Kevin Pietersen even as the former's wicketkeeper got a special gift -- a wrist band -- from England glovesman Matt Prior.

"What a humbling experience at the Future Hope School in Kolkata. Amazing kids and amazing place giving underprivileged kids a chance!" tweeted Prior as he posted photos of him working out and playing chess at the school.

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