Cricket Association for the Blind in India
Using cricket as the means to promote inclusion of and opportunities for persons with visual disabilities.
Work and Achievements
Cricket Association for the Blind in India (CABI) is the Apex Body Governing, Organizing and Developing Cricket for the Blind in India and has 24 State Associations and over 25,000. Players affiliated at various domestic level tournaments in India. CABI lays emphasis on the right of a person with visual disabilities to participation in sports and works on increasing awareness on Cricket for the Blind. Since Inception in 2010 CABI had been organizing tournaments in India & abroad.
India remains the only country which has won all major titles of Blind Cricket despite the lack of sporting facilities in India. Regularly out performing all others, Team India won the 4 th ODI World Cup Championship in 2014 and both the T-20 World Cup Tournaments in 2012 and 2016 respectively. The Team has been felicitated by the Hon’ble Prime Minister and President for their outstanding performance.
As the Team readies for the coming World Cup in January 2018 in UAE, we need support to help them keep this legacy alive by helping them prepare, travel and participate in the upcoming tournament.
Fund Utilisation Statement
We are raising funds to support participation of the Cricket Team for the blind in the next World Cup in January 2018 in UAE.