The cricket months are under way and also the aesthetically impaired aren’t to be left out. The Cricket Association for that Blind in India (CABI) and Samarthanam, an NGO for that disabled, is arranging the very first ever T20 World Cup for that Blind from December 1 to 13 in Bangalore.
The tournament will feature nine nations – Australia, Bangladesh, England, Pakistan, Nigeria, West Indies, Sri Lanka, Nepal and hosts India – fighting it for glory.
The matches is going to be performed at two venues – Central College grounds and Aditya Global Sports ground in Nelamangala, Mahadevapura – and also the tournament is going to be performed on the league-cum-knockout format.
Following the league phase, with every team playing another once, the very best four entitled to the semifinals which is performed on December 12 in the Central College grounds and also the final is going to be held on December 13 in the same venue.
Announcing the big event in a press meet, GK Mahantesh, founder and controlling trustee of Samarthanam, stated he was very pleased with the support they’ve received.
-It is a dream become a reality, cricket for that blind needs to be looked beyond commercial implications. I thank the sponsors and also the condition government who’ve led about 20 % from the costs involved with performing the tournament,” he added.
Mahantesh also advised the Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) and also the Karnataka Condition Cricket Association (KSCA) to aid the reason and thanked the media for that overwhelming response.
-I request the BCCI and KSCA in the future forward and help strengthen our initiative. Media support continues to be humongous and we’re very grateful for them,” he added.
SP Nagesh, CABI Leader, wished for more support in the KSCA. -We’re happy that SBI originates in because the title sponsors and it’ll do well when the KSCA provides for us the Chinnaswamy stadium for that semifinals and final,” he added.
The big event will start by having an inauguration ceremony on December 1 with former Sri Lankan captain Arjuna Ranatunga expected for that function. Teams from nine nations will compete within the first Twenty20 World Cup for that blind in Bangalore in December. The tournament is going to be held from December second to thirteenth in the Sree Kanteerava Stadium. Teams from India, Australia, Bangladesh, England, Pakistan, Nigeria, West Indies, Sri Lanka and Nepal is going to be competing for that large prize. Sri Lanka’s World Cup winning captain Arjuna Ranatunga will attend the inaugural ceremony around the globe Cup in the Kanteerava Stadium on December first. RCB allrounder Tillakaratne Dilshan backed the Sri Lankan team for that tournament after learning of the troubles in attempting to land a sponsor.
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