Razzaq to assist Sri Lankan blind cricket team
Islamabad: Pakistan Blind Cricket Council (PBCC) Secretary Bilal Satti has confirmed that former captain of Pakistan Blind cricket team will be assisting the visually-impaired cricketers of Sri Lankan cricket team in the upcoming World T20 in India.
The World T20 was scheduled to take place in November this year but it has been postponed to January next year. Bilal Satti has said that the team which recently played a T20 and ODI series against Pakistan wanted the services of a Pakistani coach.
“Razzaq will be teaching the techniques of the game to the Sri Lankan players in September in a camp of 10 days,” Bilal Satti said while talking to APP.
Speaking about Pakistan team’s preparations for the World Blind T20, Satti said the camp to select the national team will be held in September but the decision regarding it’s venue will be revealed later.
“A blend of experienced and young players will be selected in the team,” he said adding new captain will also be named for the mega event.
The first World Blind T20 took place in Bangalore, India in 2012 which was won by India who defeated Pakistan by 29 runs in the final. However Pakistan has won two back-to-back World Cups in 2002 and 2006.