The Pakistan Blind Cricket Council (PBCC) has declared that Pakistan has been granted permission to host the Twenty20 World Cup in 2024 by the World Blind Cricket Council (WBCC).
The PBCC reports that the WBCC had its 24th annual general meeting (AGM) on Friday. Syed Sultan Shah, president of World Blind Cricket Ltd, presided over the meeting via video call since he was denied a visa for political reasons.
Pakistan was honoured by the World Blind Cricket Council at their 24th Annual General Meeting by awarding them the rights to host the fourth Blind T20 World Cup in December 2024.
It will begin on November 18 and end on December 3, which is International Day of Persons with Disabilities, making it a huge event.
In addition, the WBCC unanimously adopted a resolution condemning India’s reluctance to provide visas to the Pakistan squad for the T20 World Cup 2022.
“World Blind Cricket Ltd unanimously has passed a Resolution to regret the Indian Govt insensitivity in refusing Pakistan Blind Cricket Team visas on Political Grounds, in the ongoing Blind Cricket T-20 World Cup,” said PBCC in a press release.
“WBC is of the view that Pakistan is currently Top ranked T-20 Blind Cricket Team and the Indian Government’s insensitivity has deprived Pakistan to exercise equal rights to take part and win this title,” the statement added.
At the same time, nine out of ten full member nations voted for new members of the WBCC’s Executive Committee at the AGM.
There was no opposition in the election, and Syed Sultan Shah, the current president of PBCC, was declared the winner. He will serve as president of WBCC until 2024.