The Indian deaf cricket team is set to take part in the 'DICC Cricket ODI World Cup 2021', scheduled to be held in UAE from 19 to 29 October.
The Indian team under Indian Deaf Cricket Association (IDCA) has been invited by Deaf-ICC, South Africa to be a part of the tournament.
According to a release, the invitation was received after DICC took cognizance of the team's stellar performances in the previous T20s and ODIs.
"We are delighted to receive this invitation and witness great enthusiasm amongst our team players for the upcoming tournament. The potential of our team has been proven time and again with their remarkable performances in the previously held tournaments," IDCA president Sumit Jain said.
"The invitation to play in the World Cup 2021 comes as a testimony of the recognition of our players' hard work."
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The winner of Qualifier 2 will take on Chennai Super Kings in the title clash on 15 October.
The three ODIs will be played on 8, 11 and 14 November before the two sides travel to Zimbabwe for the World Cup qualifiers that begin on 21 November.
The BCCI is expected to soon form a Cricket Advisory Committee to complete the selection process of the coaching staff.