India Times – Sachin Tendulkar has asked the BCCI to recognise the Cricket Association for the Blind in India and bring its players under the Board’s pension scheme.

Summary

  • Sachin Tendulkar has asked the BCCI to recognise the Cricket Association for the Blind in India and bring its players under the Board’s pension scheme.
  • Tendulkar wrote to the Committee of Administrator’s (CoA) chairman Vinod Rai, requesting him to consider recognition for CABI, weeks after the team won the Blind World Cup 2018, beating Pakistan by two wickets in the final on January 20.
  • “As we celebrate the fourth consecutive victory of the Indian team in the Blind World Cup, I urge you to consider recognition of Cricket Association for the Blind in India by the BCCI,” Tendulkar wrote in the letter.
  • Rai had said after the triumph that the World Cup-winning players will be rewarded for their performance by the BCCI.
  • ap”The recognition by BCCI will go a long way in ushering a new era in Indian sports for the physically challenged where every athlete feels secure and celebrated, not struggling and eventually forgotten.


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