New Delhi: Newly-elected BCCI President Anurag Thakur has promised help of Rs five crore to the deaf and dumb cricketers, according to Deaf Cricket Society (DCS).

BCCI president Anurag Thakur. Pic/Bipin Kokate

DCS officials met Thakur and congratulated him for becoming the President of the Indian Cricket Board.

Thakur also felicitated for "It is highly appreciable that immediately after becoming President Anurag Thakur announced Rs 5 crore help towards deaf and dumb and visually impaired cricketers for the next five years," a DFS press release stated.