As cricket being the most popular sport in the country the locals have been thriving to watch matches since 2009. PCB introduced Pakistan Super League in 2015 with its first addition in 2016. Through PSL several international players played in Pakistan and thus for the revival of cricket in Pakistan.
Karachi (Sports Reporter) Former Pakistan captain Pakistan cricket team Shahid Afridi will coach and train Pakistan’s physically disabled cricket team. The Shahid Afridi Foundation (SAF) has signed an MoU with the Pakistan Disabled Cricket Association to support Pakistan’s physically disabled cricketers.
Allah Almighty is very merciful and benign.He compensates what he does not give by developing some other faculty of a disabled person which brings that individual at par with any other able bodied person. Facts of true life are stranger than fiction One could never be live that physically disabled person can also excel in a outdoor field game like cricket which requires lot of physical activity like running , fielding ,wicket keeping and batting but seeing is believing which was amply proved by the brave and tenacious disabled cricketers of our country who have proved their mettle by formation of a disabled cricket team comprising of disabled players whose excellent performance in the field has dispelled the apprehensions and doubts which our society has towards the disabled person.
The Pakistan Disabled Cricket Association (PDCA) is responsible for the promotion and expansion of the game through its associate and affiliate members throughout the country for all the Physically Disabled Cricketers of the country and PDCA is also recognized by Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) who is the governing body of cricket in Pakistan.
Pakistan Disabled Cricket Association is working in synchronization with the principals and guidelines as laid down by the Pakistan Cricket board.
PDCA responsibilities include management of the game at the highest level and the organization of various domestic tournaments at national level.
The PDCA also administers the system that provides the maintenance of discipline amongst the constituent members and by the constituent members overall cricketing bodies and individuals under their control.
Pakistan Disabled Cricket Association has played First Ever International Cricket Series against England at ICC Global Cricket Academy Dubai in Feb. 2012. This was an Official Cricket Series between both the Countries. In the Series Two –T20 matches and three ODI’s were played and both were won by Pakistan. Higher Cricket authorities from ICC / ECB and PCB were present at the occasion, while Pakistan and England Cricket Team also watch the Series.
Earlier in March 2010 Pakistan Disabled Cricket Team toured of Malaysia and Singapore on invitation of both the Countries. Where Six matches were played against honoured Cricket Team and since becomes draw by 3-3.