Parasports February 23, 2018
Blind Cricket Team positive about a BCCI recognition
The blind cricket team of India that recently won a world cup for their remarkable performance hopes that they will be recognized by the Board of Control for Cricket in India.
Indian blind cricket team captain Ajay Kumar Reddy, who was speaking at an event on Wednesday, expressed his hopes regarding this. The members of the blind cricket team had won the world cup and were felicitated on Wednesday by the Union Social Justice and Empowerment minister Thawar Chand Gehlot. That is when Ajay Kumar Reddy made this statement.
Ajay Kumar Reddy said that the organizers had a talk with the BCCI and they are positive about the feedback. The BCCI members had a discussion amongst themselves as well. Indian ace cricketer Sachin Tendulkar had also asked the BCCI to recognize the blind cricket team under the BCCI.
The Indian blind cricket team was formed in the year 1998. It is currently run by Cricket Association for the Blind in India (CABI), a venture that is supported by an NGO named ‘Samarthanam Trust’.
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