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Blind T20 World Cup 2022: Home Ministry gives visa clearance to Pakistan cricket team | Cricket News – Times of India


NEW DELHI: The home ministry on Tuesday gave clearance for issuance of visa to 34 Pakistani players and officials to take part in the ongoing Blind Cricket World Cup.
The nod comes after Pakistan Blind Cricket Council (PBCC), earlier in the day, in a statement claimed that the team could not get visa clearance from the Indian external affairs ministry which left team in the lurch.
The external affairs ministry will issue the visas to the Pakistani players and officials so that they can travel to India.
The home ministry has given clearance for issuance of visa to 34 Pakistani players and officials to take part in the Blind Cricket World Cup, a ministry official said.
India, Bangladesh, Australia, Sri Lanka, Nepal, South Africa and Pakistan are scheduled to play in tournament from December 5-17.
Matches will be played in Faridabad, Delhi, Mumbai, Indore and Bengaluru where the final will be held. Pakistan had finished second in the last World Cup for the Blind.
(With inputs from PTI)





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