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PCB gives PDCA Rs 2.5 million grant

The Pakistan Disabled team will be leaving for the UK on August 2 to participate in Physically Disabled World Series.

Karachi, June 22, 2019: Ho’n secretary Pakistan Disabled Cricket Association(PDCA) Amiruddin Ansari has confirmed on Saturday that the Pakistan Cricket Board has given PDCA grant of Rs 2.5 million for the preparation of Pakistan Disabled team.

Amir “said” on behalf of President PDCA Mr. Rashid Latif, all the Directors of PDCA and all the Physical Disabled Cricketers of the Country. we are extremely grateful to Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) for such wonderful support to us.

We are very much thankful to new Managing Director Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) Mr. Waseem Khan for his personal interest to encourage our special cricketers by giving Rs. 2.5 million to cover the cost of the expenses of the National Physical Disabled Cricket Team. His approval to use High-Performance Centre Karachi and National Stadium Karachi for (10 Days) Training Camp for us will support to prepare accordingly for the tour of UK.

Amir also added that Pakistan Disabled Cricket Association will give his best in up-coming World Series. During this period of men’s World Cup, the preparations of Physically Disabled Cricketers of Pakistan will start shortly, 

During the World Series, the final match will be played one day before at the occasion of Independence Day of Pakistan (14th August) and our players are very excited to give a fantastic gift to PCB and whole Nation by winning the series. Officially Six Teams from England, Pakistan, India, Bangladesh, Afghanistan, and Newcomer Zimbabwe will participate in this first ever historical event in the UK (Worcestershire). Match against rival India will be played on 9th August for which the players are not only confident to win it but strongly believe in their hard working.

The event will be played at one of the memorable county where our Honourable Prime Minister Mr. Imran Khan played his initial Cricket and luckily in last year we personally saw the memories of our legendary cricketer Imran Khan at various cricket ground and talking with local English men we feel proud that they all were very happy to see Mr. Imran Khan is the Prime Minister of Pakistan.

It is notable that Pakistan Physical disabled cricket Team has won the Tri-Nation Disability Cricket Series last year by beating England at Worcestershire County Grond and till the formation of this cricket Pakistan have won all the International event of Disability Cricket Series i.e 2012 against England, 2014 against England, 2015 against Afghanistan, 2016 the ICC Academy Series and Tri-National Series in 2018 except in 2015 in Bangladesh where England was the Winner and Pakistan were runners-up.

Regular domestic activities are going on Since 2008 in which National Championships and provincial Base Pentangular Cups were organized in every year.

Once again we are very thankful to Chairman Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) Mr.Ahsan Mani and higher Officials of Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) Managing Director Waseem Khan, Chief Operating Officer Subhan Ahmed, Director Domestic Haroon Rasheed, Sr. General Manager Domestic Shafique Ahmed for their kind support and trust on our Association.

It this moment, I also thank Interloop Limited, Pakistan International Air Line(PIA), National Bank of Pakistan (NBP) and International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC) for their wonderful support throughout the year.

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