BLIND CRICKET

  • India beat defending champions Pakistan to lift cricket World Cup for Blind December 8, 2014

    India defeated defending champions Pakistan to win the 4th Cricket World Cup for the Blind on Sunday. In reply to Pakistan's 389, India scored 392 with two balls to spare.Except for their initial match against Pakistan, India won all games in the league, in which other participating countries were Sri Lanka,...
  • Indian Blind cricket team tours Pak, hopes to improve ties February 15, 2014

    Karachi: Pakistan and India might have suspended bilateral cricket ties but the Indian blind cricket team which has reached Pakistan via the Wagah border is hoping to change this trend. Their captain Shekar Naik said that people in both nations were very passionate about IndoPak cricket matches and wanted to see...
  • Indian blind cricket team to tour Pakistan August 6, 2013

    Lahore: The body running cricket for the blind in Pakistan said on Monday it has persuaded its counterparts in India to come on tour in February next year. The trip would be the Indian blind team's third tour to their archrivals, the last coming in December 2011 when they lost...
  • Will a cricket crazy nation give the blind team their due? December 14, 2012

    A defiant India beat Pakistan by 30 runs in a thrilling final of T20 World Cup for the sightless on Thursday. ...
  • India thrash Pakistan to win World T20 for blind December 13, 2012

    Bangalore: A defiant India beat Pakistan by 30 runs in a thrilling final of T20 World Cup for the sightless at the Central College ground here Thursday. Batting first on a warm day, India scored 258 runs for eight wickets in the stipulated 20 overs and restricted Pakistan to 228 runs...
  • India to face Pak in blind cricket T20 WC final December 12, 2012

    Bangalore: Hosts India will lock horns with undefeated archrivals Pakistan in the summitclash of the blind cricket Twenty20 World Cup final after comprehensively beating their respective semifinal rivals here on Wednesday. Pakistan registered their nine straight win in the tournament when they spanked England by nine wickets in the semifinals. England...
  • Detergent water row won't affect IndPak ODIs: PCB December 9, 2012

    The PCB has said that the incident involving the captain of the national blind team in India will neither affect relations between the two cricket boards nor the forthcoming Oneday series in India. PCB chairman, Zaka Ashraf, dismissed speculations about some conspiracy behind the incident where the blind cricket team captain,...
  • Pak blind cricket team captain discharged, apology from hotel averts row December 8, 2012

    Bangalore: The captain of the visuallyimpaired cricket team of Pakistan, Zeeshan Abbas, was on Saturday admitted to a hospital in Bangalore after he drank cleaning liquid that he mistook for water at breakfast before a match with Bangladesh. The incident threatened to escalate into a bigger crisis with some sections...
  • Bangalore: Pak blind cricket team captain discharged December 8, 2012

    Bangalore: The captain of Pakistan's blind cricket team, who was hospitalised on Saturday after mistakenly consuming phenyl, has been discharged. Before leaving hospital, Zeeshan Abbas said that he had consumed the liquid by mistake and that no one had given it to him. Meanwhile, the hotel where the incident happened...
  • Pak blind cricket team captain drinks phenyl, hospitalised December 8, 2012

    Bangalore: The captain of Pakistan's blind team was hospitalised in Bangalore on Saturday morning after he drank diluted phenyl by mistake. Police have claimed that Zeeshan Abbas consumed the diluted phenyl in a hurry after a hotel cleaning staff left the bottle on a table by mistake. Team manager Bilal...
  • Visually impaired battle odds to play cricket December 2, 2011

    New Delhi: In a cricket crazy nation like India, everyone wants to enjoy the game let alone play it. There is a group of young boys in the capital whose love for the sport hasn't got in the way of their physical disabilities. This young bunch play a 4team cricket tournament...
  • India's blind cricket team to play in Pak November 17, 2011

    Lahore: India's blind cricket team arrived here on Wednesday for a 12day tour, their first to Pakistan in five years, in what many expect would help in restoration of full sports ties between the two countries. Shortly after the 17member delegation crossed into Pakistan via the Wagah land border, Indian blind...