PBCC to form blind cricket team for women


The Pakistan Blind Cricket Council (PBCC) in collaboration with the Australian High Commissioner to Pakistan, Margaret Adamson announced to form the first National cricket team for blind women.

Miss Adamson said that it is heartwarming to see the PBCC working extraordinarily to improve the status of blind cricket in Pakistan with bringing new ideas to it.

“I really want to appreciate the PBCC to take such initiative which will definitely go in favour of all those blind female players who want to achieve something big for Pakistan,” she said.

She said that it is an honour for them to join hands with PBCC for the improvement of this unique form of cricket.

“We are happy to support the PBCC efforts to bring women living with impaired vision into the sport,” Adamson said.

Moreover, The Australian High Commission also sponsored one of the two six-day training clinics for visually impaired women from across the country.

On the other hand, she praised Nafees Ahmed– the coach of Pakistan’s blind cricket team for men, for working tirelessly to put these blind cricketers on the track where they are hungry to achieve several laurels for Pakistan.

“Coach Nafees Ahmed helped the men’s blind team to attain several landmarks, hopefully, he will do the same with female blind players,” he said.

The Chairman PBCC, Syed Sultan Shah on the auspicious occasion is optimistic that this step will play an important role for the nourishment of blind cricket in the country.

“It is yet another step to strengthen the blind cricket circuit in the country, he said.

It is important to mention here that the new blind cricket team for females are expected to play its first international Twenty20 game against Nepal in January 2019.