T20 World Cup for the blind: Delhi to host 16 matches

Ten teams will compete in the tournament which will be played across the country in 12 cities.

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Members of the Indian team for the T20 World Cup for the blind at a press conference in New Delhi on Friday.   -  PTI

The T20 World Cup for the blind will be inaugurated at the KD Jadhav Indoor Stadium, Indira Gandhi Stadium Complex, here on Sunday morning.

Ten teams will compete in the tournament which will be played across the country in 12 cities. Pakistan, Bangladesh, Nepal, South Africa, Sri Lanka, West Indies, Australia, England and New Zealand will be the countries competing in the tournament apart from host India.

Delhi will host 16 of the 48 matches in the tournament at the start from January 30 to February 3. Matches will also be played in Faridabad, Mumbai, Ahmedabad, Indore, Pune, Kochi, Vijayawada, Hyderabad, Anantapur, Bhubaneswar and Bengaluru.

Rahul Dravid is the brand ambassador for the tournament. Other leading cricketers including Virat Kohli have extended support for the event.

There is a lot of governmental and corporate support for the event, but the organisers have sought help from all. Everyone is welcome to visit the website, https://www.blindcricket.in/ and make contributions.

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