I am very sorry not to be with you in person on the occasion of this important cricket series between two proud cricketing nations. Thanks to your commitment the development of physical disability cricket is growing faster than we ever could have hoped and with Bangladesh and India also actively developing the game for physically disabled people we have an exciting. Read more
Karachi Disabled Blues won the Pakistan Day Cup after defeating Karachi Disabled whites in sensational match by only 1 wicket here on yesterday at UBL Sports Complex Ground. Karachi disabled whites batting first and scored 217-10 in 34.4 overs. Captain Danish Ahmed made 56 in 38 balls (4x6), Haroon Rasheed 36 in 29 balls (4x5), Farhan Saeed 33 in 32 balls (4x3). Read more
As more than 200 Citi Pakistan volunteers around the country engage in service activities to benefit their local communities, Citi this year will mark its ninth annual Global Community Day. Working side-by-side, Citi colleagues, family and friends will demonstrate the company’s commitment to supporting and improving communities byparticipating in a T-20 Tournament against the. Read more
Pakistan Disabled Cricket Association heartily congratulate the legendry Cricketer Wasim Akram for his Marriage to Shaniera Thompson the Austrian Citizen yesterday in Lahore. Pakistan Disabled Cricket Association also congratulates and prays many very best wishes to her Wife for acceptation of Holy Muslim. One prayer and many many best wishes for this new life. Read more
Karachi: (Sport Reporter) Pakistan Disabled Cricket Association recognized by Pakistan Cricket Board, Saleem Karim Chairman, Amir Uddin Ansari Hon. Secretary, M. Nizam Joint Secretary, Director Umer Rasheed, Fasail Khanani, Javed Ameen, Saleem Jaffar, and Co-ordinator Sabih Azhar, Javed Ashraf, Aslam Bareach, Jameel Kamran, Fareed Uddin Read more
Karachi: (Sports Reporter): Chief Selector Pakistan Disabled Cricket Association Sabih Azhar has been announced the Participating Five Teams Four Provinces and One from Federal Area’s with the consideration of Member Selection Committee Javed Ashraf, Jameel Kamran, Aslam Bareach and Zaffar Iqbal for 4th edition of NBP Disabled T-20 Pentangular Cup 2013. The event will starts from 08th October on Tuesday at LCCA Cricket Ground Lahore. The other league matches will be played at Race Course Park Ground “A” and “B” while the final will be held on 11th of October Friday at Gaddafi Stadium Lahore. Teams Sindh Rao Javed (C), Danish Ahmed (V.C), Abdul Rehman, Arif Richard, Ishaq Sr., Waheed Khan, Ishaq Junior, Amir Ahmed, M.Kalam, Naeem Khan, Farhan Saeed, Salman Askari, Amir Ali, Abdul Hameed, Iqbal Hussain, Riyasat Ali. Punjab Hasnian Alam (C), Sadeem Baig (V.C), Ashfaq Shahkir, Zulfiqar Ali, Abid Hussain, Muhammad Perveez, M. Zeeshan, Amir Nawaz, Iftikhar Ahmed, Abdullah Ejaz, Zaheer Ahmed, Muhammad Safdar, Tanvir Ahmed, Ashfaq Ahmed, Zaffar Hussain, Saif Ullah. Khyber Pakhtun Khwa Abdullah Afridi, (W.C), Fayyaz Ahmed (C), Wajid Alam, Sharerullah, Muhammadullah, Muhammad Asif, Abdullah, Muhammad Saeed, Muhammad Iqbal Khan, Imranullah Khan, Wajid Ali, Wazer Muhammad, Muhammad Nisar, Sabir Ahmed, Ayat Shah. Baluchistan Matloob Qureshi, Jahanzeb Tiwana (C), Mehdi Hasan, Umaizur Rehman, Margoob Alam, Majid Husain, Zubair Saleem, Baber Ali, Abdullah Khan (W.C), Abdul Bari, Gull Muhammad, Samiullah Khan, Nusratullah, Ameer Muhammad, Zubair Muhammad, Muhammad Mustafa. Federal Area’s Kashif Jawwad, Muhammad Arsalan, Jahanzaib Khan, Altaf Ahmed, Faisal Mehmood, Muhammad Asif, Wajahat Ahmed, Raja Qaisar Imtiaz (C), Wasif-ur-Rehman, Rehan Ghani Mirza (V.C), Adnan Butt, Muhammad Waqas, Muhammadullah, Adnan Ali.
Karachi: (Sports Reporter): 4th addition of NBP Disabled T-20 Pentangular Cup 2012 will starts from 08th October on Tuesday at LCCA Cricket Ground Lahore. The other league matches will be played at Race Course Park Ground “A” and “B” while the final will be held on 11th of October Friday at Qaddafi Stadium Lahore. Five Teams Four Provinces and One Federal Area’s Team will participate in the event. Baluchistan and Punjab was the jointly winner on the 3rd NBP Disabled T-20 Pentangular Cup 2012. According to the announcement of Hon. Secretary PDCA Amir Uddin Ansari the Press Briefing of the Tournament will be held at Lahore Press Club on Monday 4pm. PDCA, PCB with NBP Officials will give the other details of the upcoming event to Media Persons.
Pakistan Disabled Cricket Association Congratulates Mr.Mohsin Shekhani and his Panel for winning Current Election of Association of Builders And Developers of Pakistan (ABAD).
Mr.Amir Uddin Ansari Hon. Secretary of PDCA Presenting a Souvenir to Mr. Muhammad Faisal Mirza Executive Director of Aman Sports at Head office of Aman Foundation and Mr. Umer Rashi Dar also Present at the ocassion.
NBP chief operating officer Asif A. Brohi, who was the Chief Guest on the occasion Presented the Winners Trophies to Captain of Shahenshah-e-Punjab Hasnain Alam and Captain of Sardar’s of Balochistan Jahanzaib Tiwana.
President of PDCA Mr. Saleem Kareem Presenting a Souvenir to NBP Chief Operating Officer Mr. Asif A. Broh
Minister Of IT Mr.Raza Haroon Giving a Gold medal to Mr.Saleem Kareem Founder of Disabled Cricket at Annual Dinner of ABAD
Minister of Local Bodies of Sindh Mr. Agha Siraj Durrani Giving a Souvenir to Mr. Saleem Kareem for his Services of Disabled Cricketers at Annual Dinner of ABAD
The Champions Lahore Disabled of 3rd National One-Day Disabled Cricket Championship 2011-2012
The Runners-Up Karachi Disabled of 3rd National One-Day Disabled Cricket Championship 2011-2012
KARACHI, April 27: The Pakistan Disabled Cricket Association (PDCA) hosted a reception here on Thursday night in honour of the victorious Pakistan team which defeated England in the historic disability cricket series played in Dubai last February. Pakistan, skippered by PDCA president Salim Karim, won both the Twenty20 matches and the three-match one-day series 2-1 staged at the ICC Global Cricket Academy in Dubai. Mohsin Shaikhani, chairman of Abad who graced the largely attended occasion as the chief guest at the Shan-e-Mughlia Restaurant, paid glowing tribute to PDCA chief Salim Karim for playing a pivotal role in organising the ground-breaking international series. He lauded the Pakistan team for proving to the world that despite all the problems each member contributed to the success through sheer hard work, discipline, dedication and above all, never-ending determination. Mohsin expressed the hope that the PDCA officials will continue to promote the game for the handicapped people in the future as well and pledged to support them in ensuring more international matches are played. Later, Mohsin presented the members of the national team with gold meals. Jahanzaib Tiwana and Hasnain Alam, who played a big part in Pakistan’s victory against England, however were notable absentees because of personal commitments. Former Test wicket-keeper and current PCB director education and training Wasim Bari, KCCA president Prof Sirajul Islam Bukhari, PDCA president Salim Karim, KCCA suspended secretary Prof Ejaz Faruqi and PDCA secretary Amiruddin Ansari also spoke on the occasion. Mohammad Nizam, the PDCA media manager, ended the programme with a vote of thanks.
President Pakistan Disabled Cricket Association Saleem Karim presenting a Shield to Choudry Zaka Ashraf Chairman Pakistan Cricket Board after the Meeting for upcoming First Ever International Disability Cricket Series between Pakistan and England at National Stadium Karachi yesterday. Director coordination PCB Birgd. Sajid, Secretary PDCA Amir Uddin Ansari, and Joint Secretary Muhammad Nizam also present on the occasion.
Chairman Pakistan Cricket Board Mr. Zaka Ashraf Meeting with Pakistan Disabled Cricket Association
Chairman Pakistan Cricket Board Mr. Zaka Ashraf Meeting with Pakistan Disabled Cricket Association
KARACHI: (Sports Reporter): Defending Championship Sardar’s of Baluchistan Disabled beat King of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Disabled in the final of the second NBP Disabled Twenty20 Pentangular Cup and retain the title at the RLCA Ground in Gulberg here on yesterday. Gul Mohammad undefeated 78 while the Matloob Qureshi hit 45 both added 104 in 74 balls for the first wicket after Balochistan, who also won the inaugural tournament, set the target of 170.
Balochistan won with seven deliveries to spare with Gul Mohammad being declared the Man-of-the-Match for his 56-balls knock that including six fours and a six. Matloob Qureshi scored 45 runs in 35 balls with 5 fours. Balochistan captain Jahanzaib Tiwana also played wall for his team’s he scored 34 runs in 17 balls with the help of 2 fours and 1 six. Slow left-armer Fayyaz Ahmed claimed two wicket for 33 runs.
Earlier, Khyber Pakhtunkhwa scored 169-6 after decided to bat first winning the toss. Opener Wajid Alam scored 30 runs in 15 balls with 4 fours and 2 sixes, Tauseef Ahmed 43 off 33 balls, four fours and one six and Rehan Ghani 51 from 43 balls, five fours and one six made 74 runs second-wicket partnership. Off-spinner Mehdi Hasan and Leg-spinner Umaiz-ur-Rehman two got wickets each for 27 and 28 runs, respectively.
The Chief Guest Wazir Ali Khoja, Member Governing Board of Pakistan Cricket Board in presence Director Training and Education (PCB) Waseem Bari, President KCCA Syed Siraj-ur-Islam Bukhari, Chairman ABAD Mohsin Shakhani, Vice Chairman ABAD Arif Siddique, Regional Head ABAD Saleem Patel, Chairman Al Hira Builders Mohi Uddin, President PDCA Saleem Karim, Hon. Secretary PDCA Amir Uddin Ansari, Joint Secretary PDCA Muhammad Nizam, Coach PDCA Fareed Uddin, Co-ordinator (Quetta) PDCA Aslam Bareach distributed the prizes among the players. Balochistan Captain Jahanziab Tiwana collected the winners’ trophy and Rs: 50,000 and Nihar Alam Khyber Pakhtunkhwa received the runners-up trophy and cash award of Rs: 25,000.
Individual awards, Balochistan’s Jahanzaib Tiwana and Matloob Qureshi shared the best batsman’s prize, Abdullah Afridi was the player of the tournament while their team-mate Mehdi Hasan was adjudged the tournament’s best bowler. Abdul Waheed, the Khyber Pakhtunkhwa wicket-keeper, was the best fielder.
SUMMARISED SCORES:KHYBER PAKHTUNKHWA 169-6 in 20 overs (Rehan Ghani 51, Tauseef Ahmed 43, Wajid Alam 30; Mehdi Hasan 2-27, Umaiz-ur-Rehman 2-28): BALOCHISTAN 170-2 in 18.5 overs (Gul Mohammad 78 not out, Matloob Qureshi 45, Jahanzaibb Tiwana 34; Fayyaz Ahmed 2-33).
Karachi: (Sports Reporter): Sardar of Balochistan Disabled Cricket Team and King of Khyber Pakhtoon Khwa will clash in the final of the 2nd NBP Disabled T-20 Pentangular Cup 2011 today on WORLD DISABLED DAY 3rd of December 10am at RLCA Ground Gulberg.
According to the Hon. Secretary Pakistan Disabled Cricket Association Amir Uddin Ansari Prize Distribution Ceremony will be held at 12:30pm. Member Governing Board Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) Wazir Ali Khoja will be the Chief Guest and distributed the prizes among the players and Officials. Chairman ABAD Mohsin Shakhani, Vice Chairman ABAD Arif Siddiuqe, Regional Head ABAD Saleem Patal, President KCCA Syed Siraj-ul-Islam Bukhari, Director Training Education PCB Waseem Bari, President PDCA Saleem Karim will also attend the Ceremony.
Abdullah Afridi (KPK) 7-15 in 4 Overs and Jahanzaib Tiwana (Balochistan) 81 runs not out was declared man of the match.
Thursday Fayyaz Ahmed (KPK) and Gul Muhammad (Balochistan) was declared man of the match.
Umpires Shaheem Ansari and Aziz-ur-Rehman, Match Referee Sajid Abbasi while Nazim Uddin was the official scorer.
Khyber Pakhtoon Khwa beat Sindh Disabled by 5 wickets.
1. Sindh Disabled 136-10in 20 Overs. Arif Richard 68 in 51 balls (4x7), Danish Ahmed 15 (4x4). Abdullah Afridi 7-15, Fayyaz Ahmed 2-27.
2. Khyber Pakhtoon Khaw 138-5 in 19.2 Overs. Wajid Alam 35 in 26 balls (4x3), Touseef Ahmed 26 in 27 balls (4x3), Nihar Alam 21* in 14 balls (4x1). Iqbla Hussain 3-26.
Balochistan Disabled beat Punjab Disabled by 7 Wickets.
3. Punjab Disabled 162-5 in 20 Overs. Haider Ali 66 in 25 balls (4x1, 6x7), Sadeem Baig 36 in 39 balls (4x5), Abdullah 21 in 15 balls (4x3, 6x1). Mehdi Hassan 3-29.
4. Balochistan Disabled 163-3 in 18.2 Overs. Jahanzaib Tiwana 81* in 41 balls (4x9, 6x2), Matloob Qureshi 49 in 42 balls (4x5), Majid Hussain 14 in 15 balls (4x2). M. Fayyaz 1-25, Riasat Ali 1-33.
FAYYAZ AHMED AND GUL MUHAMMAD STARS IN KHYBER PAKHTOON KHAW AND BALOCHISTAN VICTORIES IN 2ND NBP DISABLED T-20 PENTANGULAR CUP 2011
Karachi: (Sports Reporter): Slow Left Arm Spinier Fayyaz Ahmed record 1st Hedrick in the event and griped only for 9 runs in 4 overs as King of Khyber Pakhtoon Khaw Disabled Team beat Federal Area’s Maharaja’s Disabled Team by 4 wickets while Opener Gul Muhammad scored unbeaten 72 runs in 46 balls with the help of 5 fours and 3 sixes to help Sardar of Balochistan Dsiabled Team defeated host Sultan of Sindh by 8 wickets in 2nd NBP Disabled T-20 Pentangular Cup 2011 at RLCA Ground Gulberg today on Thursday.
Fayyaz Ahmed (KPK) and Gul Muhammad (Balochistan) was declared man of the match.
Sardar of Balochistan off spinier Mehdi Hassan took 5 wickets only for 15 runs and got the special prize.
Umpires Shaheem Ansari and Aziz-ur-Rehman, Match Referee Sajid Abbasi while Nazim Uddin was the official scorer.
Next Fixture: Host Team Sultan of Sindh Vs King of Khyber Pakhtoon Khaw 10am and Sardar of Balochistan Vs Shehenshah-e-Punjab 2pm at RLCA Gulbarg Ground.
1. Federal Disabled 71-10 in 15.4 Overs. Muhammad Arsal 27 in 14 balls (4x3, 6x2), Muhammad Altaf 14 (4x3). Muhammad Fayyaz (SLA) 4-9 in 4 Overs including 1st Hedrick, Rehan Ghori (LMF) 3-9.
2. Khyber Pakhtoon Khaw 75-6 in 12.3 overs. Zaheer Ahmed 23* (4x1), Wajid Alam 16 in 9 balls (4x3). Fayyaz Ahmed (SLA) 4-15.
3. Sindh Disabled 126-7 in 20 Overs. Arif Richard 49 in 46 balls (4x6), Naeem Khan 20 (4x1), Rao Javed 19 (4x1). Mehdi Hassan (OS) 5-15 in 4 Overs, Umaiz-ur-Rehman (RLS) 1-17.
4. Balochistan Disabled 128-2 in 17 Overs. Gul Muhammad 72* in 47 balls (4x5, 6x3), Matloob Qureshi 34 in 34 balls (4x1), Jahanzaib Tiwana 16* (4x2). Iqbal Hussain (RLS) 2-26.
HASNAIN ALAM HITS TON AND JAHANZAIB TIWANA SHINE AS BALOCHISTAN AND PUNJAB WIN IN 2ND NBP T-20 PENTANGULAR CUP 2011
Karachi: (Sports Reporter): Sardar of Baluchistan Disabled Cricket Team beat Federal Area’s Maharaja’s by 60 runs while Shehenshah-e-Punjab defeated host Sultan of Sindh by 30 runs Punjab got the 3rd victory in row in 2nd NBP T-20 Disabled Pentangular Cup 2011 yesterday at RLCA Ground.
The highlights of the above matches were superb 1st Century scored by Maj. Hasnain Alam Captain of Shehenshah-e-Punjab. He scored 116 runs and 64 ball with the help of 11 fours and 5 sixes. In the other match Jahanzaib Tiwana Captain of Sardar of Bauochistan scored 98 runs in 36 balls with 8 fours and 7 sixes, Matloob Qureshi (left hand missing) scored 68* in 52 ball with 6 fours both added 125 runs for the 4th wickets partnership.
Jahanzaib Tiwana (Balochistan) and Maj. Hasnain Alam (Punjab) was declared man of the Match.
Umpires Shameem Ansari and Aziz-ur-Rehman supervised the match, Sajid Abbadi was the Math Referee.
Today Fixture: Federal Area’s Maharaja’s Vs Khyber Pakhtoon Khaw at 10:00am and Sultan of Sindh Vs Sardar of Balochistan at 2:00pm at RLCA Gulbarg Ground.
BALOCHISTAN DISABLED 214-4 IN 20 OVERS. Jahanzaib Tiwana 98 in 36 balls (4x8, 6x7), Matloob Qureshi 68* in 52 balls (4x6), Hameed Khan 18. M. Arsal 1-31, Fayyaz Ahmed 1-40.
FEDERAL AREA’S DISABLED 154-10 IN 18.2 OVERS. Altaf Ahmed 51 in 32 balls (4x7), M. Arsal 27 (4x4, 6x1). Mehdi Hassan 3-21, Jahanzaib Tiwana 2-27, Hameed Khan 2-30.
SHEHENSHAH-E-PUNJAB DISABLED 186-6 IN 20 OVERS. Maj. Hasnain Alam 116 in 64 balls (4x11, 6x5), Muhammad Ashfaq 25 (4x2). Danish Ahmed 1-9, Ishaq (J) 1-34, Sakhi Jaan 1-40.
SINDH DISABLED 156-5 IN 20 OVERS. Arif Richard 34 (4x6), Abdul Rehman 32 (4x2, 6x1), Danish Ahmed 31 (4x2, 6x1). M. Fayyaz 2-32.
KHYBER PAKHTOON KHAW AND PUNJAB WIN IN 2ND NBP DISABLED T-20 PENTANGULAR CUP
Karachi: (Sports Reporter): King of Khyber Pakhtoon Khaw Disabled Cricket Team beat defending Champion Sardar of Balochistan Disabled Cricket Team by 7 wickets while Shehenshah-e-Punjab defeated Federal Area’s Maharaja’s by 6 wickets on 2nd Day of 2ND NBP DISABLED T-20 PENTANGULAR CUP at RLCA Ground Gulbarg today on Tuesday.
The high lights of the above matches were brilliant half Centuries by Rehan Ghori 58* runs in 55 balls with 5 fours and 1 six, Abdullah Afridi 53 in 36 balls with 7 fours both adid 122 runs for the 3rd wicked partnership, Matloob Qureshi (Left Hand Missing) of (KPK) scored 46 runs in 44 balls with 3 fours, Fayyaz Ahmed (SLA) took 3 wickets for 27 runs.
Rehan Ghori (KPK) and Riasat Ali (Punjab) was declared man of the match.
Umpires Shaheem Ansari and Waseem Uddin, Match Referee Sajid Abbasi while Muhammad Ahsan was the official scorer.
Tuesday Fixture: Sardar of Balochistan Vs Federal Area’s Maharaja’s 10am. Sultan of Sindh Vs Shehenshah-e-Punjab 2pm at RLCA Gulbarg Ground.
SARDAR OF BALOCHISTAN DISABLED 144-9 IN 20 OVERS. Matloob Qureshi 46 in 44 balls (4x3), Jahanzaib Tiwana 27 in 17 balls (4x5). Fayyaz Ahmed (SLA) 3-27, Touseef Ahmed (RMF) 2-17.
KING OF KHYBER PAKHTOON KHAW DISABLED 145-3 IN 17.4 OVERS. Rehan Ghori 58* in 55 balls (4x5, 6x1), Abdullah Afridi 53 in 36 balls (4x7). Umaiz-ur-Rehman 1-15.
FEDERAL AREA’S MAHARAJA’S 125-9 IN 20 OVERS. M. Arsal 46 in 41 balls (4x3, 6x1), Anees Afridi 22 in 23 balls. Riasat Ali (SLA) 3-20, Abid Ali 2-23, Haider Ali 2-24.
SHEHENSHAH-E-PUNJAB IN 127-4 IN 18.4 OVERS. Maj. Hasnain Alam 33* in 26 balls (4x4, 6x1), Alamgir 24, M. Fayyaz 19. Malik Kashif 1-20, Altaf Ahmed 1-40.
2ND NBP T-20 DISABLED CRICKET PENTANGULAR CUP 2011
SINDH AND PUNJAB WIN ON OPENING MATCH
Karachi: (Sports Reporter): Sultan of Sindh and Shahenshah-e-Punjab recorded impressive victories on the opening day of the 2nd NBP Disabled T-20 Pentangular Cup 2011 at NBP Cricket Stadium (Clifton) on Monday.
Senior Executive and Vice President NBP Tariq Jamali was the Chief Guest and Inaugurate the event along with Head CSR NBP Iqbal Qasim, Chairman ABAD Mehsin Shakhani, Vice Chairman Rif Siddique, Regional Chairman ABAD Saleem Patail, President KCCA S. Siraj-ur-Islam Bukhari, Secretary Ejaz Ahmed Farooque, President PDCA Saleem Karim, Hon. Secretary PDCA Amir Uddin Ansari, Media Manager Muhammad Nizam and Fareed Uddin.
Rao Javed (Sindh) and Maj. Hasnain Alam (Punjab) was declared man of the Match.
Umpires Waseem Uddin and M. Rehan supervised the match, Sajid Abbadi was the Math Referee while Muhammad Ahsan was the Official Scorer.
1. SINDH DISABLED 152-6 IN 20 OVERS. Rao Javed 51 in 39 balls (4x3), Danish Ahmed 35 in 22 balls (4x5), Sakhi Jaan 32 (4x2), Arif Richard 17. M. Fayyaz 1-21.
2. FEDERAL AREA’S DISABLED 108-8 IN 20 OVERS. Rashid Hussain 26 in 23 balls (4x3), Altaf Ahmed 26 in 33 ball (4x1), Anis Afridi 15*. Ameer Ahmed (SLA) 20-3, M. Kalam (OB) 11-2.
3. SHAHENSHAH-E-PUNJAB 119-3 IN 20 OVERS. Maj. Hasnain Alam 71 in 44 balls (4x8, 6x3), M. Fayyaz 16. Wajid Alam 2-20.
4. KIND OF KHYBER PAKHTOON KHAW 116-6 IN 20 OVERS. Abdullah Khan 43 in 32 balls (4x7), Rehan Mirza 42 in 28 balls (6x3). Abdullah 2-15.
DISABLED PENTANGULAR CUP CRICKET FROM 28TH
KARACHI, Nov 24: The second NBP Disabled Pentangular Cup cricket tournament will be held in the city from Nov 28 to Dec 3, the organisers announced here on Thursday.
According to Pakistan Disabled Cricket Association (PDCA) secretary, Amiruddin Ansari, the five competing teams are Sultans of Sindh, Shahenshah-i-Punjab, Kings of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa, Federal Areas Maharajahs and Sardars of Balochistan.
Karachi (Sports Reporter): Openers Arif Richard and Rao Javed smashes centuries as Karachi Disabled Cricket Team thrashed Hyderabad Disabled by 241 runs in the Opening Match of 3rd National Disabled One-Day Cricket Championship 2011 in Group “D” on Monday at RLCA Ground Gulbarg.
Man of the Match Rao Javed scored unbitten 139 runs in 121 balls with 10 fours while Arif Richard made 124 runs in 112 balls with 15 fours. Both provided 298 runs in the record opening partnership. Danish Ahmed 23 runs with 5 fours, Irfan Qureshi took one wicket for 60 runs.
Earlier Chief Guest Director Physical Education Karachi University Mrs. Anjum Aziz inaugurated the event of Group “D” matches. President PDCA Saleem Karim, Hon. Secretary PDCA Amir Uddin Ansari, Mirza Iqbal Baig, Media Manager PDCA Muhammad Nizam and Official Fareed Uddin, Akbar Alam, Jameel Ahmed Sadiq Khatri and others were also present on the occasion.
Umpires Junaid Ghafoor and Waseem Uddin was supervised the match while Muhammad Ahsan was the official scorer.
KARACHI DISABLED CRICKET TEAM 333-1 IN 40 OVERS.
Rao Javed 139* in 121 balls (4x10) Arif Richard 124 runs in 112 balls (4x15), Danish Ahmed 23 runs (4x5). Irfan Qureshi 1-60.
HYDERABAD DISABLED CRICKET TEAM 92-10 IN 34.4 OVERS.Salman Askari 35, Danish Ahmed 17, Zamir Ali 15, Jamshad Ali 10. M. Kalam 3-14, Ameer Ahmed 3-22, Farhan Saeed 1-05, Ishaq (J) 1-10.
3RD NATIONAL DISABLED ONE-DAY CRICKET CHAMPIONSHIP GROUP “D” LEAGUE MATCHES STARTS ON MONDAY
Karachi (Sports Reporter): The 3rd edition of National Disabled One-Day Cricket Championship Group “D” matches will starts on Monday 21 November 10am at RLCA Ground Gulbarg. The Tournament being organized by Pakistan Disabled Cricket Association (PDCA). Recognized by Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) According to the Hon. Secretary PDCA Amir Uddin Ansari the league matches which will continue till Nov. 23 defending Championship Karachi Disabled Team will take on Hyderabad disabled Team in inaugural match at 10am at RLCA Ground Gulbarg. Group “A” and Group “B” matches completed in Multan and Lahore in which Multan Disabled Cricket Team and Lahore Disabled Cricket Team has qualified for the Semi’s.
Mrs. Anjum Aziz Director Physical Education Karachi University will be the Chief Guest while former Captain Pakistan Cricket Team Rashid Latif will preside the Opening Ceremonyat 3pm. Umpires Junaid Ghaffur and Wasim Uddin will supervise the match, while M. Ahsan will be official scorer.
Others matches Schedule 22 Nov. Quetta Disabled Cricket Team Vs Hyderabad Disabled Team at 10am. 23 Nov. Karachi Disabled Cricket Team Vs Quetta Disabled Cricket Team at 10am at RLCA Gulbarg. Group top team will qualify in the Semi Final.
BHAWALPURE DISABLED BEAT DG KHAN DISABLED BY 6 WICKETS IN 3RD NATIONAL DISABLED ONE-DAY CRICKET
Multan (Sports Reporter) Bhawalpure Disabled Cricket Team beat DG Khan Disabled Team by 6 wickets in 3RD NATIONAL DISABLED ONE-DAY CRICKET CHAMPIONSHIP 2011 at Inzimam-ul-Haq Cricket Stadium Multan the other day.
Man of the match Gul Hassan took 2-14 and letter he scored 20 runs while Syed Rashid Hassan made 30 runs with 3 fours. Umpires M. Irshad and Mehboob Iqbal was supervised the match while Syed Sadaqat Ali was the Official scorer.
DG KHAN DISABLED CRICKET TEAM 110-10 IN 29.3 OVERS.
Gul Muhammad 17, Sajjad Ahemd 17, Tanzeel 14. Gul Hassan 2-14.
BHAWALPURE DISABLED CRICKET TEAM 111-6 IN 25.3 OVER.
Syed Rashid Hassan 30 (4x3), Gul Hassan 20 (4x2), Ejaz Ahmed 19, Kamran Younus 14. Tanzeel 2-29, Gul Muhammad 2-30.
MULTAN DISABLED TEAM MOVED IN TO THE SEMI FINAL OF 3RD NATIONAL DISABLED CRICKET CHAMPIONSHIP 2011
MATLOOB QURESHI HITS TON AS MULTAN IN SEMI’S
Multan (Sports Reporter): Left hand missing young Pakistan Batsman Matloob Qureshi played a superb knock 108, Jahanzaib Tiwana scored 70 runs and M. Zubair (LMF) Captured 4 wickets only 7 runs to Helped Multan Disabled Cricket Team enter in the Semi Final in 3rd National Disabled One-Day Cricket Championship after defeating D.G Khan Disabled Cricket Team by 188 runs at Inzimam-ul-Haq Cricket Stadium Multan the other day.
Man of the match Matloob Qureshi made 108 runs in 67 balls with 14 fours, Captain Jahanzaib Tiwana scored 70 runs in 40 balls with 9 fours, M. Zubair took 4-7, Jahanzaib Tiwana 2-9 and Mehdi Hassan 2-22.
Chief Guest Secretary Multan District Cricket Association Sohail Akhter Khan along with Co-Ordinator PDCA Multan Jamil Kamran was presented man of the match cash award Rs. 1,000 to Matloob Qureshi (Multan).
MULTAN DISABLED CRICKET TEAM. 247-3 IN 30 OVERS.
Matloob Qureshi 108 in 67 balls (4x14), Jahanzaib Tiwana 70 in 40 balls (4x9), Gul Muhammad 1-25.
D.G KHAN DISABLED CRICKET TEAM. 59-10 IN 14 OVERS.
Rawal-pindi / Islamabad (Sports Reporter) Abrar Ahmed played a superb knock of 51 runs, followed why match winning bowling by right arm leg spinner Malik Kashif 5-34 to help Rawal-pindi / Islamabad Disabled Cricket Team defeated Azad Kashmir Disabled Cricket Team by 114 runs in 3rd National Disabled One-day League Cricket Championship at Al-Muslim Cricket Club Ground F-11/1 Islamabad the other day.
Rawal-pindi / Islamabad Captain Raja Qaisar won the toss and choose to bat first and scored 222-10 in 39.5 Overs. Abrar Ahmed 51 runs in 39 balls with 7 fours, Anees Afridi 58 in 72 balls without any fours and six, Ali Nawaz made 18 runs. Raja Arshad (OS) 3-40, Asghar Shah 2-29, Akseer Abbasi 2-43.
In reply Azad Kashmir Disabled bundled out only for 108 in 25 Overs. Naseeb Abbasi 29 (4x3), Raja Arshad 18, Akseer Abbasi and Mustaq Haider equally score 12 runs. Malik Kashif (RLS) 5-34, Kashif Kazmi 2-6 and Anees Afridi 2-41 bowled wall for the winner.
Later on Malik Kashif (R/Islamabad) was declared man of the match.
Umpires Saif Ullah Khan and Furrukh Yaseen supervise the match while Match Referee Raja Nazakat and Hafiz Shoukat was the Official Score.
RAWAL-PINDI / ISLAMABAD DISABLED CRICKET TEAM 222-10 IN 39.5 OVERS. Abrar Ahmed 51 runs in 39 balls (4x7), Anees Afridi 58 in 72 balls, Ali Nawaz 18 runs. Raja Arshad (OS) 3-40, Asghar Shah 2-29, Akseer Abbasi 2-43.
AZAD KASHMIR DISABLED CRICKET TEAM 108-10 IN 25 OVERS. Naseeb Abbasi 29 (4x3), Raja Arshad 18, Akseer Abbasi 12, Mustaq Haider 12 runs. Malik Kashif (RLS) 5-34, Kashif Kazmi 2-6 and Anees Afridi 2-41.
Lahore (Sports Reporter): Right Handed Opener Maj. Hasnain Alam scored a brilliant not-out Century 160 runs to help Lahore Disabled Cricket Team beat Faisalabad Disabled Cricket Team by big margin of 148 runs in 3rd National Disabled One-day Cricket Championship 2011 at Itifaq Cricket Ground Lahore.
Maj. Hasnain Alam scored 160 runs not-out in 128 balls with the help of 20 beautiful boundaries and 2 towering sixes, Saqib Enayat also batted wall scored 48 runs with 4 fours. Muhammad Shahid (LF) 3-16 and Zulfiqar Ali (SL) 3-26 bowling wall for the winner.
Later on Maj. Hasnain Alam was declared man of the match.
Umpires Muhammad Kaleem and Waleed Yaqoob supersized the match while Zahid Enayat was the Official Score.
Lahore Disabled Cricket Team 290-4 in 35 Overs. Maj. Hasnain Alam 160* in 128 Balls (4x20, 6x2), Saqib Enayat 48 in 54 Balls (4x4), Farooq Ahmed 38 in 22 Balls (4x5, 6x2). Touseef Ahmed (LF) 3-72.
Faisalabad Disabled Cricket Team 142-10 in 21.4 Overs. Amir Jaan 49 in 44 Ball (4x5), Muhammad Shahid (LF) 3-16, Zulfiqar Ali (SL) 3-26.
Lahore( Sports Reporter) The 3rd Edition of National Disabled cricket champion ship has been postponed due to heavy rain in Lahore. The Hon. Secretary Pakistan Disabled Cricket Association (PDCA) Amir Uddin Ansari Announced on Friday. New Dates and venues will Announce later. Participating Teams Rawalpindi / Islamabad, Azad Kashmir, Peshawar, Sialkot and Faisalabad back to their cities.
Mr. Zakir Khan Director Cricket Operation (Domestic) inaugurating the 3rd National Disabled Cricket Championship 2011 at LCCA Cricket Ground in Lahore on 8th September 2011.
Mr. Zakir Khan with Disabled Cricketers at LCCA Ground in Lahore
Group photo of Faisalabad Disabled Team and Rawalpindi / Islamabad Disabled Team at the Opening Ceremony of 3rd National Disabled Cricket Championship 2011 at LCCA Cricket Ground in Lahore
Lahore: The third edition of National Disabled Cricket Championship 2011 will be held in Bagh-e-Jinnah Stadium and LCCA Cricket Ground Lahore from Sept 8, this was announced by Hon. Secretary Pakistan Disabled Cricket Association (PDCA) Amir Uddin Ansari in a Press Conference at Lahore Press Club on Wednesday. Event Co-ordinator Javed Ashraf, Media Manager Muhammad Nizam and others were also present on the occasion.
Amir Uddin Ansari said the Twelve Teams from across the country drawn in four groups will take part in the championship. Karachi will be defending their title in the competition.
Handsome prize money of Rs: 2, 00,000 will be at the offer. The winners will get Rs: 1, 00, 000 and runners-up Rs: 50,000. The Opening Day the runners-up team of last year Rawalpindi / Islamabad will meet Faisalabad Cricket Team at LCCA Cricket Ground while Peshawar Cricket Team will face Azad Kashmir Cricket Team at Bagh-e-Jinnah Cricket Stadium Lahore at 10:00am. Hon. Secretary also said that the PCB one-day cricket Playing Conditions will apply in the Event and PCB Qualified Umpires and Match Referee will supervise the matches.
Group ‘A’ and ‘B’ matches will begin from Sept 8 in Lahore while winners of each group will contest in first semi-final on Sept 11.
Winners of Group ‘C’ and ‘D’ will clash from Sept 30 in Karachi. The date and venue of the final will be decided later.
Besides team prizes, cash prize for the Best player, Best batsman, Best bowler and Best fielder will also be given apart from the man-of-the-match award in every match.
Amir Uddin Ansari Hon. Secretary PDCA and Co-ordinator PDCA Javed Ashraf giving Details about Upcoming 3rd National Disabled Cricket Championship 2011 started From 8th Sept. in Lahore to media at Lahore Press Club. Muhammad Nizam Media Manager and others also present.
Lahore: (Sports Reporter) According to the announcement of Media Manager and Joint Secretary Pakistan Disabled Cricket Association (PDCA) Muhammad Nizam, Hon. Secretary Amir Uddin Ansari & Co-ordinator (PDCA) Lahore Javed Ashraf will hold Press Conference on 07th September 2011 Wednesday 4:00pm at Lahore Press Club. Hon. Secretary PDCA Amir Uddin Ansari & Co-ordinator (PDCA) Lahore Javed Ashraf will give briefing to the Media persons about upcoming 3rd National Disabled Cricket Championship 2011 starting from 8th September at LCCA Cricket Ground and Bagh-e-Jinnah Stadium Lahore.
KARACHI, Aug 20: The third edition of national disabled cricket championship will be held in Lahore from Sept 8, the Pakistan Disabled Cricket Association (PDCA) said on Friday.
Twelve teams from across the country drawn in four groups will take part in the championship. Karachi will be defending their title in the competition.
A handsome prize money of Rs200,000 will be at the offer. The winners will get Rs100, 000 and runners-up Rs50,000.
Group ‘A’ and ‘B’ matches will begin from Sept 8 in Lahore while winners of each group will contest in first semi-final on Sept 11.
Winners of Group ‘C’ and ‘D’ will clash in the second semi-final on Sept 30 in Karachi. The date and venue of the final will be decided later.
Besides team prizes, cash prize for the best player, best batsman, best bowler and best fielder will also be given apart from the man-of-the-match award in every match.
‘A’: Lahore, Peshawar, Azad Kashmir.
‘B’: Rawalpindi/Islamabad, Sialkot, Faisalabad.
‘C’: Karachi, Hyderabad, Bahawalpur.
‘D’: Multan, Quetta, Sargodha.
Ian Martin, manager of disabled cricket for the ICC and England and Wales Cricket Board (ECB) to discuss the series. Pakistan and England will play a historic 'disabled' cricket series next year, with its organisers expressing hope that the event will help the physically impaired lead independent lives. & It will be a historic series. We want to spread the message that physical handicaps should not be an impediment in life,
the Daily Times quoted PDCA secretary Amiruddin Ansari, as saying at a press conference held to announce the three one-day and two Twenty20 match series, for which dates and venues are yet to be decided. Disabled cricket was launched in Pakistan in 2007 and received a great boost when the Pakistan Cricket Board recognised the sport, allowing players to undertake official tours of Malaysia and Singapore last year. Officials from the Pakistan Disabled Cricket Association (PDCA) met with Ian Martin, manager of disabled cricket for the International Cricket Council (ICC) and the England and Wales Cricket Board (ECB), to discuss the series earlier this month.
England is anxious to have this series as soon as possible as Martin has done a lot of work on disabled cricket and has also tried to gather teams from Australia, New Zealand and India,
Disabled cricket will flourish once it comes under the ICC umbrella and comes in the Future Tours Programme through which all countries will play disabled cricket on regular basis,
he added. Former Pakistan captain and Afghanistan cricket coach Rashid Latif, who has been named as PDCA Roving Ambassador, said he was ready to support disabled cricket.
I am amazed to see their talent, as some of the players who do not have one hand or one leg play cricket like able players do,
said Latif, adding that he had undertaken a research programme to help disabled cricketers improve their skills. (ANI).
Rashid Latif with Officials of PDCA will hold a Press Conference on 27 January 3: 00pm at Karachi Press Club
KARACHI: Pakistan Disable team will take on touring Afghanistan Under- 19 cricket team in one-day match at RLCA Ground Korangi on Friday, Secretary PDCA Amiruddin Ansari announced on Thursday. Salam Karim will be leading Pakistan disable team. Other players of the team included Jahanzaib Tiwana, Matloob Qureshi, Umaizur Rehman, Farooq Ahmed, Abdullah Khan, Danish Ahmed, Arif Richard, Muhammad Kalam, Farhan Ishaq, Ishaq Senior, Abdul Rehman (wicketkeeper), Rao Javed and Aamir Hameed. Fareeduddin, Zafar iqbal (coaches) and Muhammad Nizam (manager) will be the officials of the team.
KARACHI, Jan 12 (APP) - A two-member delegation of Pakistan Disable Cricket Association (PDCA) comprising of Secretary Amiruddin Ansari and Director Umer Rasheed is due to leave for Dubai on Thursday evening to hold meeting with England and Wales Cricket Board (ECB) Disability Manager Ian Martin. The meeting will take place at ICC Headquarter in Dabai Sports City on Friday at 1.00 p.m. PDCA Delegation will present their working and setup and playing activities at the national and international level. Other topics to be discussed during the meeting included history of Physical Disability Cricket in England,Brief history of Physical Disability Cricket in Pakistan, differences between disabled cricketers in Pakistan and England, classifications and eligibility (ECB), enhancing relationship between PDCA and PCB, ICCs role in disability cricket, future T20 & ODI series between Pakistan and England.
KARACHI, Jan 5: Former captain Rashid Latif said on Tuesday that Pakistan`s disabled cricketers had displayed immense talent in the two-day training camp at his RLCA ground.
“Despite their physical handicap, they have shown remarkable skill and talent,” said Rashid who conducted the camp. Rashid, who is the head coach of the Afghanistan cricket team, said he will impart special training and coaching to disabled cricketers to rectify their technical problems. “I will help them to polish their skills and improve their game,” he told a gathering at the RLCA Ground. PDCA president Salim Karim said that guidance of experienced cricketer and coach Rashid Latif will greatly benefit the disabled players. PDCA secretary Amiruddin Ansari said his boys learnt a great deal during their first international tour to Malaysia and Singapore last year.
Karachi: (Sports Reporter) Sardars of Balochistan Disabled Cricket Team annex the title of NBP Disabled T-20 Pentangular Cup 2010 after defeated Federal Area’s Maharajas by 52 runs at National Stadium Karachi today (Friday).
The highlights of the above final were fine batting by Right Handed middle order batsman Majid Hussain scored 68 runs with the help of 5 power full boundaries.
Later on he was declared man of the match at the end of the final Dr. Mirza Abrar Baig (SEVP & Group Chief HR NBP) was the Chief Guest and distributed the winner trophy and 75,000 winning cash prize to Jahanzaib Tiwana Captain of Sardars of Balochistan while runners up trophy and cash 50,000 received by Major Hasnain Alam Captain of Federal Area’s Maharajas. Best Batsman of the Tournament Majid Hussain (Balochistan 107 runs), best bowler Major Hasnain Alam (Federal Area’s 7 wickets) player of the tournament Naeem Khan (Federal Area’s 87 runs 3 wickets). On this occasion HR of NBP Mr. Iqbal Qasim, President PDCA Mr. Saleem Karim, President KCCA Proff. Syed Siraj-ul-Islam Bukhari, Secretary KCCA Proff. Ejaz Ahmed Farooqi, Mr. Mirza Iqbal Baig, Mr. Gul Faraz Ahmed Khan (NBP), Mr. Anwar Farooqi (NBP), Mr. Haji Ghulam Muhammad (NBP),Mr. Shujaat Ali Mr. Garments, Mr. Tanvir Ali, Mr. Mehboob Shah, Mr. Muhammad Javaid, Mr. Aleem Mussa, Mr. Wajid Ali, Mr. Amir Uddin Ansari, Mr. Muhammad Nizam, Mr. Zubair Muhammadi, Mr. Asif Azeem, Mr. Javaid Ameen, Mr. Zaffar Ahmed & Adnan Usmani.
Sardars of Balochistan 196-4 in 20 Overs.
Majid Hussain 68 (5x4), Jahanzaib Tiwana 56 (3x6, 3x4), Nusrat Ullah 31. M. Rafi 1-38, Altaf Ahmed 1-33.
Federal Area’s Maharajas 144-8 in 20 Overs.
Major Hasnain Alam 38, Altaf Ahmed 37. Umaiz-ur-Rehman (RLS) 3-26, Ishaq (Sr.) 2-17.
Mr. Jameel Kamran (Multan) & Asim Alvi (Karachi) supervised the final while Aziz-ur-Rehman (Karachi) T.V Umpire. Syed Imran Ali was the Official Scorer while Noman Uddin & Waseem Abbas on T.V Scorers & Anwar Khan was the Match Referee.
LAHORE: & Since the formation of the disabled cricket team we have progressed beyond imagination and foreign tours are a huge step forward for us and now we can show the world that being disabled is no obstacle, & this is stated by Pakistan Disabled Cricket Association (PDCA)'s President Salim Karim at Lahore's Bagh-i-Jinnah court where, on the behalf of the Association, gold medal was presented to Tennis Super Star Aisam Ul Haq Qureshi for his thrilling performance in US Open at New York.
PDCA completed two-day visit of Lahore and the delegation was also comprised of PDCA Secretary Amir Uddin Ansari and former Pakistani first-class cricketer Syed Mahboob Ali Shah, PDCA Director of international affairs who also umpired 28 Test matches and 32 ODIs between March 1975 and March 1997 inluding 1987 World Cup Final at Kolkata. Others were former International Umpire Rab Nawaz, First Class cricketer Tanveer Ali, PDCA team Vice captain Major Hasnain Alam, First class umpire Javed Ashraf. Polio withered Salim Karim's right leg when he was a child and a motorbike accident in his teens seriously damaged his left but though he can barely walk, he is the driving force behind disabled cricket in Pakistan. Karim set up a team for physically impaired people with two friends in 2006 and they now run the pioneering PDCA. During visit, PDCA also met Intikhab Alam, Director National Cricket Academy and briefed him three-years contribution of the body. Inti congratulated the way Pakistani disabled cricket team played matches in South East Asia, becoming the country's first physically challenged cricketers to embarked abroad.
& Myself appreciated the role of PDCA in organising such healthy activities which will not only create awareness amongst the general public for special people but also bring a good name for body, & added Intikhab, only coach in the world to win World Cups of ODI and Twenty20. & I started this mission with a vision to make all physically impaired people realise that they can live a life without any worries and I am happy that the cause has been served, & told Karim, a businessman who funds all the team's expenses from his own pocket. & The determination to overcome their physical impediments is a common theme amongst the teammates and they play an important role in a country where health facilities and opportunities for disabled people are rudimentary at best.& Salim said they have also received good response from the Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) and International Cricket Council (ICC).& Disabled cricketers got a new ray of life on 12 June 2010 when PCB recognized us, & said Salim who added that they had also discussion with PCB's higher authorities where various matters were finalized and PDCA also monitored Lahore Disabled team and gave presentation about such type of cricket in International Human Resource Management Conference held under Nutshell at local hotel.
International Marketing Consultant & Corporate Trainer Sri Lanka & father of former Sri Lankan opening batsman of Roshan Mahanama, Dr. Upali Mahanama who is in an officially visit of Pakistan yesterday visit the practice session of Karachi Disabled Cricket Team at Custom Cricket Academy. He was very surprised and impressed to see the disabled cricketers in action, In his statement he said that those disabled cricketers have done extraordinary in the field of cricket, he said his full support to PDCA and offered Pakistan Disabled Cricket Team for the Tour of Sri Lanka he admired the service of Mr. Saleem Karim President PDCA to provide the excellent plat form to disabled cricketers of the country. Mean while Secretary PDCA Amir Uddin Ansari described the activities of the Association briefly to Dr. Upali Mahanama. At the end of the visit President PDCA Mr. Saleem Karim gave a traditional Ajrak and Souvenir to Dr. Upali Mahanama. On this occasion Mr. Mehboob Shah Director International PDCA, Capt. Wajid, Umer Rasheed, Zaffar Ahmed, M. Nizam, Fareed Uddin and Zubair Muhammadi also present.
Karachi: (Sports Reporter) Honorable Dr. Ishrat-ur-Ibad, Governor of Sindh while talking to Mr. Saleem Karim, President of Pakistan Disabled Cricket Association and its Hony. Secretary Mr. Amir Uddin Ansari during a meeting recently held in Governor House Karachi had stated that Physical Disability of a person is not a disadvantage if one is courageous, determined and dedicated to achieve his goal because lack of these qualities even render a normal person useless and worthless. He said that by the grace of Allah Almighty the people of Pakistan are very talented which they have proved many times whenever given a chance. The honorable Governor praised and lauded the single handed efforts and struggle of Mr. Saleem Karim to further the cause of Disabled Cricket under the accspices of Pakistan Disabled Cricket Association and assured him of his full support and cooperation for promotion of this noble cause in Pakistan. Mr. Saleem Karim informed the Honorable Governor that out of his own resources he has formed a National Disabled Cricket Teams along with 12 zonal team and that International Cricket Council had recently awarded him with a Gold Medal in recognition of his services towards the disabled cricket format finally Mr. Saleem Karim with Amir Uddin Ansari gave a special Souvenir to honorable Governor Sindh.
PDCA Gets PCB Recognition
Karachi:” The Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) has recognized the Pakistan Disabled Cricket Association (PDCA) and took them under its fold, it was announced on Friday by PDCA Secretary Amir Uddin Ansari. The PCB is pleased to recognize the PDCA. However, your are advised to coordinate with the Pakistan Cricket Association od physically Handicapped for the promotion of cricket activities for the disabled,” Director Domestic PCB Sultan Rana said in a letter issued to the PDCA. The PCB has allowed the PDCA to get them selves registered with the Security and Exchange Commission of Pakistan (SECP).
Karachi: Sri Lanka’s Upali Mahanama has extended an invitation to the Pakistan Disabled Cricket Association (PDCA) to visit his country. Mahanama, father of Roshan Mahanama the former Sri Lankan Text Opener and now an ICC match Referee, visited a Training Camp of the Pakistan Disabled Cricketers at the Customs Coaching Academy while on a private tour to Pakistan. PDCA Secretary Amir Uddin Ansri said on Wednesday that Mahanama was highly impressed with the performance of impaired cricketers of Pakistan. PDCA President Saleem Karim briefed Mahanama about the activities of Association and its recent International Tour to Malaysia and Singapore.
Karachi: A-16 man disabled Pakistan Cricket Team left on Friday for matches in Malaysia and Singapore, becoming the country’s first physically challenged cricketers to embark on a foreign tour. “We are on a history making tour,” skipper Saleem Karim, who is also the founder of the Pakistan Disabled Cricket Association (PDCA), said. The team, cleared by Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) to tour, will take up invitations to play two matches in Malaysia and three in Singapore. Saleem Karim, whose right leg withered from polio while his left was damaged in an accident, assembled a team of disabled cricketers in 2006 and has since organized two National Championships, sparking country wide interest. “Since the formation of the disabled cricket team we have progressed beyond imagination but these two foreign tour are a huge step forward for us and now we can show two world that being disabled is no obstacle”, said Saleem Karim. He said they have also received good response from the PCB and the International Cricket Council (ICC). The PCB has given us tremendous support and ICC has also shown great interest in our cricket, which is very thrilling, said Saleem Karim, a successful 44 year-old Businessman who funds all the team’s expenses from his own pocket. This team has palyers from all over Pakistan and before playing cricket abroad these players will first realize their dreams of boarding a plane for the first time I their lives, said Saleem, Farhan Saeed, an amputee who bowls with the aid of a stick and jumps on his crutches to deliver, agreed. I have only seen a plane in the air and today, I will be on the plane to Kuala Lumpur, it’s beyond my dreams, said Farhan. Fellow player Mohammad Matloob Qureshi said the team was on cloud nine. Playing cricket like normal people was the first dream realized, and now we are going to Malaysia and Singapore which we will only believe once we land there It’s incredible, said Matloob Qureshi who hails from Multan. Matloob Qureshi, who bats left handed has a polio affected right hand. Another members of the team is Arif Richard, who is fondly called Arif Richards after West Indian maestro and has polio affected legs.
Islamabad: Pakistan’s High Commission in Malaysia honoured the country’s disabled person’s cricket team in Kuala Lumpur Malaysia on the occasion of Pakistan Day “Pakistan’s acting High Commissioner Dr. Imtiaz A Qazi invited us and we are very glad to have attended the 23rd March ceremony”. Mohammad Nizam said from Kuala Lumpur. Pakistan community and all the officials of the Pakistan High Commission were present on the occasion and they all ere glad to meet the disabled person’s cricket team s, Regional Times quoted Manager of the team Mohammad Nizam as saying. We are very satisfied with the arrangements made by the Malaysian Cricket Council he said Pakistan Disabled Cricket Team is currently on its first they have already played two matches winning one of them. They lost the first one against the Frontier Club by 83 runs and then bounced back to win the second tie against the Awan Club by a huge margin of 180 runs. In the second phase, the disabled person’s cricket team will go to Singapore and play one match against a local team and ten tyhey will tour another Malaysian City Johar Bahru to play the last two matches. The Pakistan team will return home on April 1.
Karachi: Pakistan Disabled cricketers suffered back to backs defeat on the Singapore leg of tour going down by five wickets against Johar Hahru Cricket Academy on Saturday according to message received there. After suffering five defeat at hands of Singapore Cricket Association (SCA) invitation XI on Friday, Pakistan Disabled went down to Johar Bahru Academy by same margin. Batting first, Pakistan disabled Cricketers scored 201 for the loss of the loss of eight wickets in 35 overs. Jahanzaib Tiwana hammered 69 hoisting half a dozen 6s and two 4s. The host Johar Bahru Academy in reply reached the target in 30th over with Imran Afzal and Muhammad Amir hitting sparking half centuries. Imran hit four 4s and as many as six 6s and Amir’s 69 was spiced with seven boundaries and four 6s. Earlier on Friday, Singapore Cricket Association (SCA) Invitation XI defeated Pakistan Disabled team by five wickets at Kallang Cricket Ground Singapore. Pakistan Disabled Cricket Team which won their match on Malaysian tour, suffered their first defeat against the team coached by former Sri Lankan Captain Marvin Atapattu. Pakistan Disabled Cricketers was restricted to 139 for the loss of six wickets in 25 over. Danish Ahmed top scored with 40 laced with five 4s and Farooq Ahmed contributed 33 with four boundaries. Major. Hasnain Aam struck three 4s in his 32. Sohaib Razaq and Manish Aurora took two wickets in a tight spell. SCA Invitation XI in reply reached the target for the loss of five wickets, thanks to a fine match winning unbeaten 26 with four boundaries by Munish Aurora following his two wickets. Dhaamchanda Muslewn emerged as the tops scorer with 28 with three 4s. Nishar Alam and Muhammad Kalam took two wickets each.
SCA Invitation XI beat Pakistan Disabled Team by five wickets.
Karachi: 19th Mar. 2010: A 16-man Disabled Pakistani cricket team left Friday for matches in Malasia and Singapore, becoming the countrys 1st physically challenged cricketers to embark on a forien tour.The team cleared by PCB to tour, will take up invitations to play two matches in Malaysia and three in Singapore.
& Since the formation of the disable cricket team we have progressed beyond imagination but these two forien tours are a huge step forward for us and now we are can show the world that being disabbled is no obstacle & said Salim Karim. He also said that & these team has players from all over Pakistan and before playing cricket abroad these players will first realize their dreams of boarding a plane-for 1st time in their lives. &
& we have applied for PCB affiliation adn once we get that we have invitations from England and the United States, so with this first ever tour we have taken a start which will go a long way,& said by Salim Karim.
Karachi: 3rd Nov. 2009: Karachi Disable beat New Sangum Gymkhana by 5 wickets at TMC Crciket Ground in the 4th Zone II Prof. Ejaz Ahmed Farooqi Invitaion Cricket Tournamnet 2009. Organized by KCCA Zone II. The high light of the above match were splendid bowling performance by Muhammad Kalam. He secured 4 wickets for 26 runs in 8 Over and some fine batting performacne by Noman Ahmed 61, Arif Richard 46 & Amir Uddin 33 runs
Noman Ahmed 61, Fawwad Abbasi 29 & Kashif Toufeeq 13.
Muhammad Kalam 4/26, Ameer Ahmed 2/33 & Roa Javed 1/1.
Arif Richard 46 (4x7), Amir Uddin Ansari 33 (4x6), Danish Ahmed 25* & Rao Javed 19.
Ghufran Abbas 3/19, Toufeeq Jaan 1/36 & Waqar Ullah 1/36.
Asghar Khan & Asad Ali supervised the match while Ubaid-ul-Rehman was of the Official Scorer.
Ex. International Cricket Umpire Mehboob Shah with Mr. & Mrs. Ashraf Ali (USA) with Karachi Disable Cricket Team. 1st Nov. 2009.
Karachi: 26 Oct. 2009: Multan Tigers beat Bhawalpur Panthers by 34 runs in Multan Disable T-20 Disabled Cricket Tournament Final and annex the Tophy at Lasal School Ground Multan the other day. Tournament being organized by Pakistan Disable Cricket Association. Jameel Kamran Co-ordinator PDCA Multan was the organizing Secretary. Captain of Multan Tigers Jahanzaib Tiwana hammered a breezy century 114 runs in 66 balls with the help of 12 boundaries and 4 sixes he also took 2 wickets for 38 runs. Later he was declared as man of the match. All rounder M. Matloob Qureshi also played well from Multan Tigers he scored 30 runs and took 4 wickets four 36 runs. Muhammad Hayyat (LAS) claimed 6wickets only four 26 runs in 4 overs including hit rict but he failed to save his team from defeat. The Chief Guest Brother Zaffar Dawood Principal Lasal School Multan in presence of Jameel Kamran Co-ordinator PDCA Multan and organizing Secretary distribute the prizes among the players. The chief Guest Zaffar Dawood paid tributes to the efforts of Pakistan Disable Cricket Association for organizing such healthy activities specially for the Disable Cricketers and lordly appreciate the efforts of Jameel Kamran.
Multan Tigers 220-10 in 20 Overs.
Jahanzaib Tiwana 114 (66 Balls) (4x12, 6x4), Matloob Qureshi 30 (4x3).
Muhammad Hayyat (LAS) 4/26.
Bhawalpur Panthers 186-10 in 20 Over.
Umaiz-ur-Rehamn 40 (4x5), Imran Afridi 40 (4x6).
Matloob Qureshi (LAS) 4/36, Jahanzaib Tiwana (RMF) 2/38, Gul Hassan (OS) 2/39.
Karachi. 08 Oct. 2009: A spirited Karachi Disable Cricket Team shocked A.O. Cricket club by four runs in an exciting finish in the All Karachi T20 Peace Cup Cricket Tournament at the Asghar Ali Shah Stadium on Wednesday. Left Arm spinner Usman Ali grabbed five wickets for 24 and former international Javed Qadeer slammed a brilliant 55 off 60 balls with four fours and one six but they failed to save A.O. Cricket Club from defeat.
Karachi Disable Cricket Club 123/8 in 20 Overs.
Danish Ahmed 37 (4x4, 6x1), Rao Javed 26 (4x3).
Usman Ali 5-24.
A.O. Cricket Club 119/5 in 20 Overs.
Javed Qadeer 55 (4x4, 6x1), Shahnawaz 20, Zahid Ali 14.
Muhammad Kalam 2-10, Amir Ahmed 2-27.
Mr. Jameel Kamran Co-ordinator of PDCA in Multan organized the Festival Cricket Match here. Quaid-e-Azam XI beat Allama Iqbal XI by 86 runs, batting first Quaid-e-Azam XI Scored 174 runs for lost of five wickets, Matloob Qureshi 77* runs, Mehdi Hasan 46, Gull Hasan 12 scored respectively, Jahanzaib Hayat and Amjat get one wickets each, In reply Allama Iqbal XI all out in just 88 runs. Imran Afridi, Azhar Rehman, Anis scored 10 runs each, Gul Hasan, Naseem Qadri took two wickets each, Mazhar, Shamshad, Matloob Qureshi, Mehdi Hasan took one wickets each. Chief Guest Bilal Razi, since the prizes at the occasion, President Multan District Cricket Association Ali Imran, Jameel Kamran, Ghulam Abbas, Khalid Mehdi Qasim Gull Sadaqat Ali were present.