PCB honours blind, women’s teams


The Pakistan Cricket Board on Friday honoured the national women’s team and the blind team at the National Cricket Academy for their recent performances. The national girls and the members of the blind cricket team were also awarded Rs 100,000 each. The Pakistan women’s team qualification for the ICC Women’s World Cup 2013 and the blind cricketers’ glaring win in a series against India have come as pleasant welcome for the new PCB chairman Zaka Ashraf.
Apart from the members of both the women’s and blind cricket teams, officials of the PCB, chairman Zaka Ashraf, and other officials were also present on the occasion. Speaking on the occasion, Nida Dar praised the efforts of the PCB for the uplift of the game. She further said that he was happy to see the team move to the finals of the World Cup. “I am looking forward to win the World Cup,” she added. Speaking on the occasion, Blind cricket team captain Abdur Razzak said that his team will always strive hard for the glory and would look for the PCB for its support.