Achievements of Cricket Association of the Blind, Nepal

Vally team with Runner-up Trophy
Vally team with Runner-up Trophy

CAB, Nepal has made some remarkable achievements in the history of blind cricket in Nepal, including:

  1. Winning the first ever WICCA-recognised international blind women’s cricket series against Pakistan’s blind women’s cricket team in Pakistan on 28 January to 4 February 2019;
  2. Organizing the first ever international blind cricket series between Nepal and England here in Kathmandu from on 26 to 28 October 2014;
  3. Winning the first ever blind women’s cricket series between Nepal and England in 2014;
  4. National honor awarded by the Ministry for Youths and Sports to the blind women cricketers and officials for their historic victory against England;
  5. Successfully training more than 450 blind boys and 200 girls in 20 districts to play cricket;
  6. Successfully forming Nepal’s first ever blind women’s cricket team;
  7. Participating in the first ever T20 blind cricket world cup in India in 2012 and becoming the first ever team in the history of Nepal to play in a world cup;
  8. Successfully including two blind women cricketers in Nepal’s 2012 T20 blind cricket world cup national squad, making them the first ever women cricketers in the history of Nepal to play in a world cup;
  9. Signing the Brighton Declaration on women and sports on 15 March 2012 following the international campaign launched by the Finnish Sports Federation to ensure women’s right to play sports;
  10. Being nominated as one of the world’s top four organizations in the social inclusion category in the Beyond Sports Award 2013;
  11. Being nominated as one of the world’s top three organizations in the adaptive sports category in the Peace and Sports Award 2013;
  12. Winning the Pulsar special award 2013, Nepal’s most prestigious sports award and the only on organized by the Sports Journalist Forum.

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