LAHORE - The second edition of the Asia Deaf cricket Cup will be played from December 11 here at different venues with four foreign teams participating.

This was stated by Zaheerud Din Babar, Chief Executive Officer, Asian Deaf Cricket Federation, at a press briefing on Wednesday. Raza Rafique, President PDCA and Secretary Irfan Miraj were also present.

Manager of PDCA Zaheer said foreign teams, India, Sri Lanka, Nepal and Afghanistan will contest in the event. Pakistan will defend the title which will sponsored by the Pakistan Cricket Board.

“We are thankful to the Chairman PCB Zaka Ashraf for serving the corause of deaf cricket and extending all out support for holding this event and we believe that PCB's contribution will go a long way in bringing good name for Pakistan deaf cricket abroad,” said Zaheer.

He said the matches will be played at LCCA, Bagh-e-Jinnah grounds and the final will be held on December 17 at Gaddafi Stadium. “If Gaddafi Stadium will not be available then we will be holding the final at Bagh-e-Jinnah ground,” he said. The PDCA official said all arrangements have been finalised with the cooperation fo different government quarters for providing top security to the participating teams.

“The matches will be 50-overs-a-side and we anticipate good crowds at all the venues.”