Thursday, June 1, 2023

Pakistan to host blind cricket world cup in 2024

Pakistan has secured the hosting rights for the 2024 Blind Cricket World Cup. Reports in local media said the World Blind Cricket Board awarded the cricket-loving nation the right to host the upcoming world cup in its 24th annual general meeting.

The leading sports event adapted for blind and partially sighted players will commence on November 18, 2024. The final of the event will be hosted on December 3 in accordance with the International Day of Disabled Persons.

Lately, India has refused to issue visas to Pakistani blind players for participation in Blind Cricket T-20 World Cup on political grounds. World Blind Cricket Ltd. also passed a resolution against India for refusing visas to Pakistani blind players. Team Pakistan remained a seven-time finalist in the Blind Cricket World Cup. It is one of the strongest teams at the event.

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