India blind cricket team to visit Pakistan


ISLAMABAD: Pakistan Blind Cricket Council (PBCC) on Monday said the Indian team will visit Pakistan at the end of this year to play an ODI and Twenty20 series.

Talking to APP, PBCC Chairman Syed Sultan Shah said he will be visiting India to finalise the tour details. “I will be discussing with our Indian counterparts regarding the Indian team’s tour here and hopefully it will be materialised at the end of this year,” he said.

Speaking about the Second World Blind Twenty20 scheduled to be held in India at the end of this month, Sultan hoped that Pakistan will win the mega event.

Pakistan team will be announced on Tuesday or Wednesday.

“Hopefully we will get the Indian visas on Wednesday and the team will depart to India on January 28,” he said.

Responding to a question, Sultan said the training camp of Pakistan blind cricket team for the upcoming World Blind T20 is ongoing in Lahore. “As many as 20 players are featuring in the camp and the final squad for the mega event will comprise 17 players,” he said.

Besides Pakistan and India, teams from Australia, England, New Zealand, South Africa, Sri Lanka, West Indies, Bangladesh and Nepal are participating in the tournament.

Pakistan will play its opener against England on January 31 while the green shirts will face India in their second match on February 1.