Wednesday, April 24, 2024

Pakistan Deaf Cricket Team Win DICC T20 World Cup 2024

The Pakistan Deaf Cricket Team achieved a significant victory by winning the Deaf International Cricket Council (DICC) T20 World Cup 2024. The decisive moment came in the final match against Sri Lanka at the Cricket Vision Centre in Sharjah, United Arab Emirates (UAE) on March 12.

Under the leadership of Zaka Ahmed Qureshi, the Pakistan team demonstrated remarkable consistency throughout the tournament, maintaining an unbeaten record from March 6 to March 12. Their journey to the final showcased not only their skill on the field but also their resilience and determination.

In the highly anticipated final showdown, Pakistan faced Sri Lanka. The match turned out to be one-sided, with Pakistan securing a commanding victory by a margin of 88 runs. Pakistan’s dominance was evident as they set a challenging target of 151 runs while batting first. Despite their best efforts, Sri Lanka faltered in their chase, managing to score only 63 runs in 16.5 overs.

The tournament featured six nations, including Pakistan, India, Bangladesh, Sri Lanka, South Africa, and Australia, competing in the cricketing extravaganza hosted in the UAE. Pakistan’s triumph not only brought glory to their team but also showcased the talent and potential of deaf cricket on the global stage.

Mohsin Naqvi, the newly-appointed chairman of the Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB), expressed his gratitude and admiration for the team’s outstanding achievement. He commended the players for their exceptional performance throughout the tournament, highlighting the contributions of key players such as Basit Abbasi in batting and Jabbar Ali and Manzoor Khan in bowling.

Naqvi emphasized the importance of teamwork, hard work, and commitment in achieving success, attributing Pakistan’s victory to these essential elements. The triumph of the Pakistan Deaf Cricket Team served as a testament to the power of unity and determination, inspiring admiration and pride among cricket enthusiasts worldwide.

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