There are lots of fun ways to get involved with sports, and the Cricket World Cup is no different. In 2023, fans had the opportunity to see India and Pakistan go head to head. Of course, fans of both teams were invested. But then there were those who took things to the next level, with one man even offering free cataract surgery. Yes, you did read that correctly.
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To better understand, let’s take go back to the moment that magicpin got involved. This Indian company offers locals savings in their app. On Twitter, they announce that, if India wins, they’ll change their 50-ft sign at Iffco Chowk (a local metro station) to read magicINDIA instead of magicpin. This, of course, is to honor their win.
Lots of folks saw this popular company make this promise, including a man who goes by Dr. Gill on Twitter. This promise is fun, of course, but Dr. Gill was inspired to offer something of his own.
Eventually, after some consideration, this kindhearted doctor came up with a promise that had the potential to, quite literally, change the lives of a number of people in India.
Doctor Offers Cataract Surgery for Free
“If India wins today, I will arrange a free eye camp and do 150 cataract surgeries for free,” he writes.
I think you have an idea as to where this story is going… after these promises were made, India went on to win the game, leaving both magicpin and Dr. Gill to follow through on their end of the deal — and they did!
In a Tweet, Dr. Gill shares photos of the event that no doubt changed lives. How cool is that!? Needless to say, folks in India now have many more reasons to celebrate their victory in the Cricket World Cup!
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