Sindh clinches 3rd PPL Blind Cricket Super League

By: News Desk      Published: 02:40 AM, 16 Feb, 2020
Sindh clinches 3rd PPL Blind Cricket Super League
Winning Captain of Sindh Team Nasir Ali receives 3rd PPL Blind Cricket Super League trophy from honourable guests, DMD of PPL Khalid Raza and Chairman of PBCC Syed Sultan Shah, at the closing ceremony at PAF Faisal Airbase Ground, Karachi on Saturday.

Sindh won the final of the 3rd Pakistan Petroleum Limited (PPL) Blind Cricket Super League organised by the Pakistan Blind Cricket Council (PBCC) at PAF Faisal Airbase Ground, Karachi on Saturday.

Sindh defeated Balochistan by 2 wickets to emerge triumphant. They chased a total of 389 runs in 39.5 overs. Deputy Managing Director (Assets Operations) of PPL Khalid Raza was the chief guest along with Chairman of PBCC Syed Sultan Shah. They presented the trophy to winning captain Nasir Ali.

AOC Southern Air Command Air Vice Marshal Abbas Ghuman was the guest of honour. PPL and PBCC officials, spectators and media were also present on the occasion. Man of the Match award was presented to Gulsher of Sindh for his outstanding performance.

DMD of PPL Khalid Raza thanked PBCC and other stakeholders for their support of PPL initiatives targeting differently-abled communities and enabling them to be part of the mainstream. He also re-iterated the company’s unwavering resolve to serve deserving populations across the country through its need-based CSR programme.

Chairman of PBCC Syed Sultan Shah appreciated PPL’s ongoing support for blind cricket series and thanked the company for encouraging differently-abled community to engage in healthy recreation.

The league kicked-off in Karachi on February 10 with five teams Sindh, Punjab, Balochistan, Khyber Pakhtunkhwa and Islamabad-Azad Jammu and Kashmir contesting round one-day matches of 40 overs per innings. The matches were played at PAF Faisal Airbase Ground, Karachi and Rashid Latif Cricket Academy, Korangi, Karachi. PPL has been supporting blind cricket since 2012 with sole sponsorship of 1st and 2nd Blind Cricket Championship in Islamabad and Peshawar, respectively along with other educational endeavours for the specially-abled to lead a quality life.

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