India’s deaf cricket team captain Imran Sheikh opens academy
32-year-old Imran Sheikh, a hearing impaired captain of Indian deaf cricket team along with his wife Rozia, has opened an cricket academy in Vadodara in Gujarat.
Sheikh said the idea of the academy is to train and prepare the deaf cricketers to become strong in their game and play for India.
Sheikh has been a part of the Indian deaf cricket team for almost 15 years and off late is leading the team. Under his guidance, the deaf cricket team has won many major international matches, including the 2017 Asia Cup. He was also a part of the winning team of the 2005 World Cup.