World First Deaf T20 Cricket Championship to be in 2023

Highlights:

  • The AISCD has been granted permission to host the first World Deaf T20 Cricket Championship in 2023.
  • The International Committee of Sports for the Deaf (ICSD) has given the All India Sports Council of the Deaf permission to hold the first World Deaf T20 Cricket Championship in Kerala from January 10 to 20, 2023.
  • This championship was supposed to take place in 2020-21, but owing to a coronavirus outbreak, it was delayed first to 2022, then to 2023.
  • The tournament is projected to attract at least eight countries, and it will be the first time that such an international event is staged in India with the consent of the ICSD."
  • The AISCD is the only deaf national sports federation recognized by the Centre, and the ICSD is the only international organization recognized by the International Olympic Committee as the ruling body of the deaf sports movement and Deaflympics.
  • The International Committee of Deaf Sports is a non-profit organization that promotes deaf sports around the world Founded in 1924.
  • The International Committee of Sports for the Deaf has its headquarters in Maryland, USA, and its president is Rebecca Adam.