New Delhi: The cricket lovers in India are witnessing the courage and determination of the blind cricketers in the first international bilateral and triangular T20 and ODI matches organized by Samarthanam Trust and Cricket Association for the Blind in India. The month-long series of matches between India, England and Sri Lanka started from 2nd October 2018. Yesterday Delhi witnessed the thrill of first ever day & night ODI cricket match for the Blind between India and Sri lanka.
Subu Kota Founder & CEO of The Boston Group USA and President of Samarthanam Trust USA added joy amongst the blind cricketers by donating 1 million USD to Samarthanam Trust to Promote cricket for the blind globally.
Subu Kota, Addressing the Media on Wednesday said that. “I am happy to contribute for cricket for the blind and Its promotion across the world. The donation amount will be transferred to a fund In USA and the proceeds Will be used for cricket for the blind.I hope the donation would motivate many other people to also come forward and be Inspired to support the noble cause.”
Mahantesh G K, Founder Managing Trustee of Semarthenain, President of Cricket Association for the Blind in India and World Blind Cricket said, “It has always been my dream to take cricket for the Blind to zenith and I greatly appreciate the support received in accomplishing the mission. I am extremely thankful for the donation received from Mr Subu Kota.”