Blind Cricket: India announce 17-man squad for World Cup

Dec 05, 2017, 08:46 IST | IANS

The Cricket Association for Blind (CABI) yesterday announced a 17-member squad for the fifth ODI World Cup which will be held in Pakistan and Dubai from January 7 to 21, 2018

The Cricket Association for Blind (CABI) yesterday announced a 17-member squad for the fifth ODI World Cup which will be held in Pakistan and Dubai from January 7 to 21, 2018.

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Apart from India, Pakistan, Nepal, Bangladesh, Sri Lanka, Australia and South Africa are the other participating nations. Prior to selecting the squad, zonal and national tournaments were conducted from October 8 to November 3, 2017. The 24th national championship was conducted in Mumbai from where 56 players were selected for the final selection camp in Pune.

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Team India
Md. Jafar Iqbal (B1 category), Nareshbhai Tumda (B1), Mahender Vaishnav (B1), Sonu Golkar (B1), Prem Kumar B1), Basappa Vadgol (B1), Ajay Kumar Reddy (B2), D. Venkateswara Rao (B2), Ganeshbhai Muhudkar (B2), Surajit Ghara (B2), Anilbhai Gariya (B2), Prakash Jayaramaiah (B3), Deepak Malik (B3), Sunil Ramesh (B3), T. Durga Rao (B3), Pankaj Bhue (B3), Rambir (B3).

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