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Pakistan To Organize 2024 T20 Blind Cricket World Cup

Pakistan To Organize 2024 T20 Blind Cricket World Cup

In November, Pakistan will host the 2024 T20 Blind Cricket World Cup, with the Final coinciding with the International Day of Persons with Disabilities. The decision was made at the 25th Annual General Meeting of the World Blind Cricket Limited (WBCL) in Dubai. The World Cup is scheduled to commence on November 20, and the Final is set for December 03.

Confirmed participants include India, New Zealand, South Africa, West Indies, Sri Lanka, Nepal, and Bangladesh, with Australia’s confirmation still pending. The meeting, presided over by Syed Sultan Shah, President of WBCL, was attended by representatives from eight Full Member countries, including Australia, England, West Indies, South Africa, Pakistan, India, Sri Lanka, and Bangladesh.

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Matthew Kennedy, Manager of ICC’s Global Development, also participated in the meeting, discussing ICC’s perspective and plans for integrating blind cricket into their strategic plan. The ICC aims to engage 30 million new supporters by 2030.