T20 Champions trophy for the blind 2022

05:25 PM Jul 18, 2022 | Press Release |

Bengaluru: Cricket Association for the Blind in India, Samarthanam Trust for the Disabled in partnership with NTT DATA, has organized a 12-day coaching camp in Bengaluru for 56 blind cricketers and will be selecting the best 29 players. This 12-day coaching and tournament will see the qualification pathway to the T-20 World Blind Cricket Tournament, in December 2022 with ten participating countries including Australia, England, Nepal, New Zealand, Pakistan, South Africa, Sri Lanka, West Indies, and the host India playing the 3rd T-20 World Cup Cricket for the Blind in India.


1st Match of the T20 CHAMPIONS TROPHY FOR THE BLIND 2022, played on 18th July 2022.

At Altiore Sports Ground Bangalore
India Blue vs India Yellow
India Yellow led by Sunil Ramesh from Karnataka took a lead in the T20 matches for the NTT DATA T20 Champions Trophy for the Blind 2022 after beating India Blue by 4 wickets in the match held at Altiore Sports Ground, Bangalore.
Batting first India Blue lead by Ajay Kumar Reddy Managed to score 155 runs by losing 8 wickets in 20 overs, Opener Lokesh B2 scored 38runs from 36 balls was retired hurt and Nilesh Yadav scored 20 runs from 15 balls.

Chasing the Target of 155Runs India Yellow Opener Sukhram Majhi played a fabulous innings 47runs in 29balls with 6 boundaries’ and D Thandava Krishna played a supporting role in the innings with a comfortable win and placed themselves on top of the table
Man of the Match – Sukhram Majhi

Match No 2 – Sachin Tendulkar Cricket Ground



In the Second match of the Day India Red vs India Orange face off on the rain day India Red won the toss chose to bat first.
Batting first India Red scored 167 runs by losing 8 wickets in 20 overs with the help of ANIL BELSARE 26 runs off 29 balls and Arun Kumar with 33 runs in 33 Balls, Chasing the target of 167 runs India Orange chased down the target of 167 with 8 Balls remaining,
T Durga Rao had scored 57 runs off 34 Balls has help team to win comfortable

Man of the Match – Tdurga Rao



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About CABI:
Cricket association for the Blind in India (CABI), the cricketing arm of Samarthanam, is registered to govern cricket tournaments in India. CABI is the apex body organizing cricket for the blind and is affiliated to World Blind Cricket Ltd (WBC). CABI organizes zonal, state, national and international level cricket tournaments in India and abroad.
The motive behind organizing Cricket for the Blind is to provide the players with a platform to showcase talent. It aids in enhancing the players’ self-confidence, encourages sportsmanship and focuses on skills rather disabilities. The initiative also sensitizes public by inducing a social responsibility to respect people with disabilities, understand their needs and eventually help them merge with mainstream.

About Samarthanam Trust for the Disabled:
Registered as a Trust in 1997, Samarthanam Trust for the Disabled has been working towards creating education and livelihood opportunities for persons with disabilities and from underserved communities. The larger vision of our organization is to work towards an inclusive society which provides equal opportunities for all.


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