Deaf cricket

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Deaf cricket, similar to blind cricket, is a version of cricket which is adapted for deaf and those who have slight hearing problems. It has been governed by the Deaf International Cricket Council (DICC).[1][2][3] The most recent Deaf Cricket World Cup held in 2018.[4]

History[edit]

The first ever interstate deaf cricket match was held in 1895 in Australia between South Australia and Victoria.[5]

The first ever deaf cricket test match was played between Australia and England in 1992.[6][7][8][9][10][11] In the inaugural test match Australia defeated England by 10 wickets. Australia then wen onto whitewash the England team 5-0 in the test series.[12]

Deaf International Cricket Council (DICC)[edit]

The DICC eventually built up to improve and promote the deaf cricket globally. DICC is always working for the betterment of world deaf cricket. It counducted three deaf cricket world cups held in different countries.

Regional organizations[edit]

England Cricket Association for the Deaf[edit]

The England Cricket Asoociation for the Deaf has been initiated to improve the Deaf cricket in England.[13] The England National Deaf cricket team has been organized by ECAD.

Deaf Cricket - Cricket Victoria[edit]

The Melbourne Deaf Cricket Club (MDCC) was established in 1880-81.[14]

Disability - Surrey Deaf Cricket[edit]

The Surrey Cricket team also give opportunities to deaf cricketers to play at county level.[15][16]

All India Cricket Association of the Deaf[edit]

The AICAD was established in 1993. The India national deaf cricket team has been run and organised by the All India Cricket Association of the Deaf.[17]

Pakistan Deaf Cricket Association[edit]

The PDCA rules the Pakistan national deaf cricket team.[18] PDCA also was interested to host the inaugural Deaf T20 World Cup in 2013. PDCA is the association that conducts the deaf cricket of Pakistan. PDCA works under the shadow of MR. Zahir uddin babar .<ref>"Pakistan to host 1st World Twenty20 Deaf Cricket Cup". The Nation. Retrieved 2017-04-25.</r

National teams[edit]

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Deaf Cricket - News and match reports | Cricket World". www.cricketworld.com. Retrieved 2017-04-25.
  2. ^ "England Cricket Association for the Deaf". England Cricket Association for the Deaf. Retrieved 2017-04-25.
  3. ^ "England Cricket Association for the Deaf". England Cricket Association for the Deaf. Retrieved 2017-04-25.
  4. ^ {{Cite web|url=https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/2018_Deaf_T20_World_Cup
  5. ^ "Deaf Sports Australia - History". www.deafsports.org.au. Retrieved 2017-08-21.
  6. ^ "First innings". CricHQ. Retrieved 2017-04-25.
  7. ^ "2nd innings". CricHQ. Retrieved 2017-04-25.
  8. ^ "3rd innings". CricHQ. Retrieved 2017-04-25.
  9. ^ "4th innings". CricHQ. Retrieved 2017-04-25.
  10. ^ "CricHQ - Making cricket even better". CricHQ. Retrieved 2017-04-25.
  11. ^ "England Tour of Australia - 1992". CricHQ. Retrieved 2017-04-25.
  12. ^ "CricHQ - Making cricket even better". CricHQ. Retrieved 2017-04-25.
  13. ^ "England Cricket Association for the Deaf". England Cricket Association for the Deaf. Retrieved 2017-04-25.
  14. ^ "Deaf Cricket - Cricket Victoria". www.cricketvictoria.com.au. Retrieved 2017-04-25.
  15. ^ "Disability - Surrey Deaf Cricket - Player Profiles". Surrey Cricket Foundation. Retrieved 2017-04-25.
  16. ^ "Disability - Surrey Deaf Cricket - County Deaf Squad". Surrey Cricket Foundation. Retrieved 2017-04-25.
  17. ^ "All India Cricket Association of the Deaf". All India Cricket Association of the Deaf. Retrieved 2017-04-25.
  18. ^ "Cricket News - Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) Official Website". www.pcb.com.pk. Retrieved 2017-04-25.