Indian cricket team announced for World Cup for Blind

New Delhi, Dec 4: The Cricket Association for Blind (CABI) on Monday announced a 17-member team for the upcoming fifth ODI World Cup which is scheduled to take place held in Pakistan and Dubai starting from January 7 to 21, 2018.

Apart from India, Pakistan, Nepal, Bangladesh, Sri Lanka, Australia and South Africa will also participate in the event.

Prior to selecting the World Cup squad, zonal and national tournaments held in different parts of the country from October 8 to November 3, 2017.

The 24th national championship was held in Mumbai from where 56 players were selected for the final selection camp in Pune.

The selected members will now undergo training in a month-long camp, organised by BookASmile, the charity initiative of India’s largest online entertainment ticketing brand BookMyShow, and slated to be held at Gopalan School Complex, Whitefield, in Bengaluru from December 6, 2017 to January 4, 2018.

Indian squad: Md. Jafar Iqbal (B1 category), Nareshbhai Tumda (B1), Mahender Vaishnav (B1), Sonu Golkar (B1), Prem Kumar B1), Basappa Vadgol (B1), Ajay Kumar Reddy (B2), D. Venkateswara Rao (B2), Ganeshbhai Muhudkar (B2), Surajit Ghara (B2), Anilbhai Gariya (B2), Prakash Jayaramaiah (B3), Deepak Malik (B3), Sunil Ramesh (B3), T. Durga Rao (B3), Pankaj Bhue (B3), Rambir (B3).

Wefornews Bureau 

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