Friday, March 1, 2024

‘Don’t call us disables, we are physically challenged’

Alam Khan, the skipper of Bangladesh physically challenged cricket team, embarks on a new mission when ICRC five-nation cricket tournament commences in Dhaka. Before the tournament Alam speaks to New Age’s Atif Azam over the challenges and prospects of the Bangladesh physically challenged team. Here are the excerpts.

ICRC Int’l T20 commences today

A five-nation international cricket tournament for the physically challenged people commences today in Dhaka with Bangladesh facing England in the opening match. International Committee of the Red Cross is organising the Twenty20 tournament in association with the ministry of youth and sports, Bangladesh Cricket Board and BKSP.

Martin’s dream comes true

The dream of Ian Martin, head of Disability Cricket of England and Wales Cricket Board, has finally came true as International Committee of the Red Cross is set to launch a five-nation cricket tournament for the physically challenged people. Martin, who is regarded as one of the pioneers to introduce cricket among disables in England as ... Read more