India and Pakistan are scheduled to play each other on 7 December in the T20 World Cup for Blind 2022.
- December 6th, 2022
- 12:01:32 IST
The T20 World Cup for Blind 2022 has encountered some problems off the field after the Pakistan team’s arrival in hosts India was delayed owing to visa related issues. The Pakistan team was scheduled to play South Africa on the opening day of the tournament but the game had to be rescheduled.
The team’s late arrival has also put a question mark on the much-awaited India-Pakistan clash scheduled to take place on 7 December in Delhi.
“Pakistan team hasn’t go the visas yet and their arrival has been delayed. They were scheduled to play their first match today (6 December) against South Africa but the game will have to be rescheduled. Bangladesh initially had their rest day today. So, they are playing South Africa,” a CABI official said.
The Pakistan Blind Cricket Council informed news agency PTI that they have not been issued visas by India depsite applying for it well in advance.
“We have still not been issued visas by Indian authorities although the tournament is starting from today,” a PBCC official said.
“We have applied for the visas since 23rd November and have also sent a letter to the Blind Cricket Council to look into the matter.”
Updated Date: December 06, 2022 12:01:32 IST
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