21 Oct 2022

Cricket: Yuvraj Singh supports 'Cricket for Blind'; becomes brand ambassador for 3rd T20 World Cricket Cup for Blind

Bengaluru: The Cricket Association for the Blind in India (CABI) today announced Indian legendary cricketer Yuvraj Singh as the brand ambassador for the 3rd T20 World Cup for the Blind to be held in India.

World Cup matches commence from 6th December to 17th December 2022. The participating countries for the 3rd T20 World Cup for the Blind are India, Nepal, Bangladesh, Australia, South Africa, Pakistan and Sri Lanka. The opening match will be played between defending champions India and Nepal on 6th December 2022 in Faridabad.

I am thrilled, says Yuvraj: "I am thrilled to be a part of the 3rd T20 World Cup Cricket for the Blind as the Brand Ambassador. I commend and appreciate the spirit of visually Impaired Cricketers for their passion for Cricket and determination to fight everyday challenges," said Yuvraj Singh.

The world cup is an initiative of the Samarthanam Trust for the Dsabled, which has been organizing this championship since 2012. Samarthanam perceives sports as a medium to improve inclusion and encourage persons with disabilities on various fronts. Since its inception, the trust has reached out to more than 25,000 visually impaired crickets.

Samarthanam's sports wing, Cricket Association for the Blind in India (CABI), was established in 2010 to foster the cricketing dreams of visually impaired cricket players and to provide a platform to portray their unbound talent in the game of blind Cricket. CABI is affiliated with World Blind Cricket Ltd (WBC).

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