The autobiography of G.K. Mahantesh, president of the Cricket Association for the Blind in India (CABI) and president of World Blind Cricket (WBC), was released by former India captain Rahul Dravid on Thursday.
The book titled ‘Eye Opener’ — co-authored by veteran cricket journalist Satish Viswanathan — follows the story of the visually-challenged Mahantesh.
Apart from his long association with blind cricket, Mahantesh is also the Founder Managing Trustee of Samarthanam Trust for the Disabled.
In a virtual conference, Dravid said, “It is a great story of what can be achieved if you have an extraordinary vision. Mahantesh has made a difference to the lives of many through blind cricket and the Samarthanam Trust.”
Dravid recalled his association as the brand ambassador of the Blind T20 World Cup. “It is easy to…