Peshawar beat Islamabad in National blind cricket trophy opener


Peshawar defeated Islamabad by 95 runs in the opening match of the 2nd National blind cricket trophy on Tuesday in Peshawar.

Mohsin Khan of Peshawar played a stupendous inning of 98 runs to set a solid path for his team to overcome opponents.

Peshawar scored humungous 270 runs in 18 overs to put Abbottabad under immense pressure. Sanaullah supported Mohsin well by making 35 runs. Sohaib took 3 wickets conceding 45 runs for Abbottabad.

In reply, Abbottabad managed to score only 175 runs in 17.5 overs. Naeemullah remained their top scorer with 55 runs and Mati Ullah scored 30 runs. Roh-ul-Ameen, Mohsin Khan and Safhiullah shared two wickets apiece.

Mr. Kamran Khan Bangash, Minister for Science and Technology KP, Mr. Saeed Ullah Shah Managing Director PPL, Dr. Tanveer Additional Secretary Federal Ministry of Petroleum, Syed Sultan Shah Chairman PBCC inaugurated the event.

Shah on the occasion asked the government to develop a customize screen reader (text to speech) software in URDU language for the visually impaired persons.

“A customize screen reader (text to speech) software in URDU language must be installed for the visually impaired persons,” he said.

He was quick to add that the government should introduce 2% job quota for disabled players in the country.

“Government should provide job opportunities to visually impaired players in the country,” said Shah.