If you ask anybody who is Sunil Gavaskar or Sachin Tendulkar? Everybody will share their vivid personal story, how they enjoyed them on radio and on TV, but If you ask Anybody who is Ajaykumar Reddy ? Then they will clueless for sure.
From 2nd Oct i.e. auspicious occasion of Gandhi jayanti onwards, A new era started in Visually impaired’s International cricket.
First time ever India and England’s Blind Cricket team played Bilateral series. 3 T20I match series started At Bengluru England won toss and elected to bat first on 11am in humidity of 33 degree. Eng scored 150-6 in 20 overs. Under Ajaykumar Reddy’s Leadership, Indian openers put century partnership. Sunil Ramesh scored fine 108 and another opener and Debutant Nakul scored 27.
India won by 7 wickets and take lead of 1-0
India will play Triangular tournament with 3rd team as Sri Lanka and in 2nd half of Oct, India will play bilateral series against Sri Lanka.
Rules and Regulations of Visually impaired:
They divided in 3 categories:
B1: Complete Blind
B2: 60-90% Blind
B3: less than 50% blind
-Bowling is under-arm and Twice Tap before reaching to batsmen,
-B1 each run will double in scorecard, if he hit 4 then addition will be 8 runs
-Only B1 enjoy Runner’s service, throughout the inning,
-During fresh over, If B1 is on strike, Bowler also must be B1 category,
India is World cup Champion of Both T20I and ODI, organized by Jointly Samarthanam and Cricket Association of Blind in India (CABI).
Mr Mahantesh Kivadasannavar is not only Secretary of CABI but also World Blind Cricket council.
Rahul dravid was brand ambassador in last year’s T20I World cup triumph, in final, India defeated Arch-rival Pakistan.
Maharashtra given 5 players, the maximum, to current Indian National Blind Cricket team and credit goes to Mr Ramakant Satam, Cricket Association of Blind in Maharashtra (CABM), he not only arranged matches at Islam Gymkhana, Oval maidan and Azad maidan but also Arranged Free IPL Tickets for Visually impaired persons. He always try to give best to Visually impaired persons.