l A blind cricket team has 14 players and they fall into three categories, B1—totally blind, B2—partially blind and B3—partially sighted.

l B1 has four players, B2, three and B3, four a reserve for each category.

l The ball used is larger than a normal cricket ball and is made of a mix of plastic and fibre. It has ball bearings inside.

l Blind cricket has underarm bowling.

l Three Blind World Cups (40-overs) have been held so far-New Delhi, India (1998); Chennai, India (2002) and Islamabad, Pakistan (2006).

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