Arranged by Max Super Speciality Hospital, Patparganj, a 17-year-old girl named Lisha, who is suffering from Osteosarcoma (bone cancer), today met her favorite Delhi Daredevils cricketers, Irfan Pathan and captain Mahela Jayawardene.
Coming from a small village in Meerut, Lisha, who is studying in Class XII, has been suffering from Osteosarcoma for the past six months and is undergoing chemotherapy at Max Super Speciality Hospital, Patparganj.
Meeting her favorite cricket players was like a dream come true for Lisha. She spent good time with the players, discussing her hobbies and how she adores watching cricket.
According to a statement from the hospital, the players also presented her with cricket memorabilia.
Dr Harit Chaturvedi, Director, Surgical Oncology, Max Healthcare, said, “Surviving cancer and living with it is a fight in itself. We, at Max Healthcare, salute the courage and the fighting spirit of Lisha. It is necessary for a child with cancer to function in a normal environment, go to school and continue with daily activities.
“She deserves to celebrate life and what better way than to meet her favorite cricketers, Irfan Pathan and Mahela Jayawardene.”