Pakistan to host Blind Cricket Cup

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ISLAMABAD, Dec 13 (APP): Pakistan will be hosting the Fifth
Blind Cricket One Day Cup scheduled to be held in January 2018 and
Pakistan Blind Cricket Council (PBCC) Chairman Syed Sultan Shah has
flown to Dubai to hold talks for the arrangements of the mega event.
Sultan flew to Dubai on December 12 and in his one-week visit,
he will be holding meetings with Emirates Cricket Board,
International Cricket Council (ICC) officials and with hotel
managements.
Talking to APP, Sultan prior to his visit to Dubai said that
Australia and England cannot tour Pakistan therefore the Blind
Cricket One Day Cup is being conducted in Dubai. He said we will try
our level best to host the semi finals and final of the tournament
in Pakistan.
Speaking about Pakistan’s participation in the World Blind T20
scheduled to be held in India in January next year, he said
Pakistan’s participation in the World Blind T20 will depend on the
permission from our government but we have applied for the NOC.
The teams participating in the tournament include Australia,
Bangladesh, England, India, Nepal, New Zealand, Pakistan, South
Africa, Sri Lanka and West Indies. The semi finals of the tournament
will be played February 11, 2017 while the final will be on February
12, 2017.