PBCC forms selection committee for 2018 Blind CWC

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PBCC forms selection committee for 2018 Blind CWC

ISLAMABAD, June 22 (APP): Pakistan Blind Cricket Council (PBCC)
Thursday announced a three-member selection committee to finalize
the national team for the said 2018 Blind Cricket World Cup
scheduled to be held in Sharjah and Pakistan.
PBCC Chairman Syed Sultan Shah said the selection committee
would be headed by Syed Salman Bokhari while members include Masood
Jan and Ibrar Shah, said a press release issued here.
“As many as eight teams who are World Blind Cricket Ltd full
members have been invited to participate in the World Cup. Those
teams include Australia, West Indies, South Africa, Pakistan, India,
Bangladesh, Sri Lanka and Nepal,” he said.
He said four teams had agreed to play in Pakistan but few
showed concerns to visit here, therefore to confirm participation of
all countries in the mega event, PBCC had decided to host the World
Cup at two different venues at Sharjah (neutral venue) and Pakistan
in January. However the final of the World Cup would be played in
Pakistan.
Sultan also congratulated Pakistan cricket team and Pakistan
Cricket Board (PCB) on winning the ICC Champions Trophy. He
appreciated the Pakistan team’s performance that fought like tigers
and raised Pakistan flag high in the international cricket arena.
He also thanked the Prime Minister of Pakistan on bestowing a
handsome grant to host the upcoming Blind Cricket World Cup.