India to embark on Caribbean shores for first-ever bilateral series

Bangalore: For the first time in the history of visually impaired cricket, the Indian Blind cricket team will be traveling to Jamaica to play a Limited Overs series in the Caribbean. World Champions India will depart from Bengaluru on 18th of July to play three ODI’s and two T20I’s against the Jamaican Blind Cricket team. The tour kicks off with the first ODI on July 20 with the second game on the following day. After a two day break, the teams square off in the first T20I on the 24th before finishing off their ODI engagement on the 25th. The final match of the series and the second T20I will be played on the 27th of July.

Cricket Association for the Blind in India (CABI) announced the squad and confirmed that World Cup-winning captain Ajay Reddy will continue to lead the team. The team for Jamaica is as follows:

B1 Category: Amol Karche, Md. Jafar Iqbal, Basappa Waddagol, Sonu Golkar and Chandrashekar KN

B2 Category: Ajay Kumar Reddy (capt), D Venkatesh and Surajit Ghara

B3 Category: Sunil Ramesh, Durga Rao, Pankaj Bhue and Deepak Malik

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