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March 16, 2006

Indian deaf sportspersons to tour Pakistan

From: - Niskayuna,NY,USA - Mar 16, 2006

By Indo Asian News Service

New Delhi, March 16 (IANS) An Indian contingent of deaf sportspersons were given a ceremonial send-off here Thursday as they set off for a tour of Pakistan.

The 40-member contingent includes a cricket team and a cultural troupe. It will tour Pakistan during March 20-April 6.

The sportspersons will take on their Pakistani counterparts for a six-match one-day international cricket series that will culminate in a grand finale at Rawalpindi in the presence of President Pervez Musharraf.

The contingent also includes table tennis and badminton players.

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