PCB announces rewards of Rs1m each for blind cricket teams

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Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) Chairman Ramiz Raja has announced rewards of Rs one million each for the Pakistan blind and deaf cricket teams in recognition of their performances at the international level.

He announced the reward in the PCB General Body meeting held here in Lahore following January’s elections of the Pakistan Deaf Cricket Association at the National High-Performance Centre on Monday.

PCB Chairman Ramiz Raja chaired the meeting, while Syed Sultan Shah (Chairman, Pakistan Blind Cricket Council) and Irfan Miraj (President, Deaf Cricket Association) also attended the meeting along with their office-bearers, who participated as observers on the special invitation of the PCB Chairman. PCB Chief Executive Faisal Hasnain and Chief Operating Officer Barrister Salman Naseer also attended the meeting as ex-officio members.—INP