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Reddy to lead Indian team at ODI World Cup for the Blind

Press Trust of India  |  Mumbai 

Kumar Reddy of will lead a 17-member Indian squad at the 5th ODI World Cup Cricket Tournament For The Blind to be held in January.

The squad was today announced by Samarthanam and the Cricket Association for the Blind in (CABI).

The World Cup will be held in and from January 7 to 21.

Apart from India, Pakistan, Nepal, Bangladesh, Sri Lanka, and will also play in the tournament, a media release issued here said today.

Prior to selecting the World Cup squad, zonal and national tournaments were conducted in different parts of the country from October 8 to November 3.

The 24th national championship was conducted here from where 56 players were selected for the final selection camp in

The selected members will now undergo training in a month-long camp scheduled to held in from December 6 to January 4.

The team will leave for on January 5 to take part in the World Cup, the release added.

The squad: Kumar Reddy (Captain), Prem Kumar, D Venkateswara Rao, T Durga Rao (all Andhra Pradesh), Md Jafar Iqbal, Pankaj Bhue (Odisha), Nareshbhai Tumda, Ganeshbhai Muhudkar, Anilbhai Gariya (Gujarat), Mahender Vaishnav (Telangana), Sonu Golkar (Madhya Pradesh), Basappa Vadgol, Prakash Jayaramaiah, Sunil Ramesh (all Karnataka), Surajit Ghara (West Bengal), Deepak Malik and Rambir (both Haryana).

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First Published: Mon, December 04 2017. 21:35 IST