England clinched the five-nation ICRC Twenty20 tournament for the physically challenged people after defeating Pakistan by 19 runs in the final at the BKSP on Thursday. After scoring 175-4, the highest score of the tournament, England restricted Pakistan to 156-7 to seal the first ever tournament of such kind.
Hosts Bangladesh failed to reach the final of the five-nation ICRC Twenty20 tournament for the physically challenged people despite defeating India by seven wickets in their last match at the BKSP on Tuesday. In the other match of the day, England beat Afghanistan by three runs to seal their berth in the final against Pakistan on ... Read more
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.
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.
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