T 20 Blind Cricket World Cup 2017 Theme Song Video ft Virat Kohli
Virat Kohli, KL Rahul, Gautam Gambhir and Umesh Yadav have come out in support of the India blind cricket team ahead of the Blind Cricket World Cup 2017.
Cricket Association for the Blind in India (CABI), the cricketing arm of Samarthanam Trust for the Disabled, are organising the tournament from January 31 to February 12, 2017.
Kohli, the Indian captain, who has spent time with India’s blind cricket team before, was one of some high-profile cricketers to appear in the side’s powerful anthem released on Saturday (January 28), alongside members of the blind cricket team, including Prakash Jayaramaiah, the wicketkeeper.
Shekhar Naik, the blind cricket captain, is Kohli’s fellow Padma award winner this year.
Apart from India, the others in the ten-team tournament are Australia, Bangladesh, England, Nepal, New Zealand, Pakistan, South Africa, Sri Lanka and West Indies. The first eight rounds of matches will be held in New Delhi, Faridabad, Indore, Mumbai, Kochi, Bhubaneswar, Gujarat and Andhra Pradesh, with the last round and the knockout matches taking place in Bangalore.