The 17-member squad led by Shekar Naik will take part in the quadrennial seven-nation 40-over tournament. Other participating nations are Australia, England, Pakistan, Sri Lanka, Bangladesh and South Africa.
Indian team for #BlindCricket felicitated, before proceeding to Blind #Cricket ODI #WorldCup in South Africa. pic.twitter.com/iiT4Wu0HpG
— PIB India (@PIB_India) November 24, 2014
The sports ministry also showed its support to the endeavour and gave an assistance of Rs.10 lakh to the team.
Speaking on the occasion, Sonowal said the team has the best wishes not only from the Indian government but also from the entire nation.
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