Get set for a wheelchair cricket tournament in February in Bengaluru!
Cricket gets a new spin this month in Bengaluru!
A year after introducing wheelchair cricket in Karnataka, the Divyaang Myithri Sports Academy along with wheelchair cricket associations of Uttar Pradesh, Haryana and Punjab, will organise a national tournament in February.
The academy helps disabled take up sports by providing training, coaches, infrastructure and equipment. Matches of the south zone, which includes teams from Karnataka, Tamil Nadu and Kanyakumari, will be held on 2 and 3 February. The team selected from each zone will compete in the semi-finals in Delhi.
The matches will be played on a mat pitch and with a leather ball. The league matches will be of 12 overs and the final will be of 20 overs. The academy wants more disabled people to participate in national and international matches.