Sports: Cricket: National Solidarity Blind T20 Cup begins today

January 17, 2015 Off By Web Desk

Karachi: Pakistan Blind Cricket Council (PBCC) is organizing National Solidarity T20 Cup for Blind from today (Monday) to pay tribute to Peshawar school attack victims.

The opening match will be played between Sindh and Punjab today. The tournament would conclude on January 22. Blind cricket teams of Sindh, Punjab, Balochistan and Khber-Pakhtunkhwa will be seen in action during the event.

“The main aim of organizing this tournament is to promote national solidarity after unfortunate Peshawar school attack and pay tribute to the victims of the attack,” PBCC Vice Chairman Imran Sheikh said.

Meanwhile, PBCC Media Manager Asif Azeem said that teams of Pakistan and India are considered among the top teams of the world.

“Last year India played T20 matches in Pakistan and this year Pakistan blind cricket team will tour India in the second leg of the bilateral series. Next year India will host Blind T20 World Cup. By organizing such events, we will also be able to identify new talent for international assignments,” Asif said.

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