IDCA Sponsored by KFC Hosts Cricket Matches in India
IDCA sponsored by KFC is hosting multiple cricket tournaments in India. Watch our video for all the details!
Deaf Cricket Society was renamed to “Indian Deaf Cricket Association” (IDCA) which was formed in 2020. IDCA is recognized by “Deaf International Cricket Council (DICC)”. The DICC which is closely working with ICC for promotion of cricket amongst the Deaf Cricket players all over the world. DICC Members: Afghanistan, Australia, Bangladesh, England, India, Nepal, New Zealand, Pakistan, South Africa, Sri Lanka, Trinidad & Tobago, USA, Hong Kong, Canada, Qatar and Zimbabwe. The 90th Annual General Meeting of the Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) was held on December 4th, 2021, in Kolkata and set up the Differently Abled Cricket Council of India. They will select the differently abled players, organise matches and then consult the BCCI who will make approvals. The IDCA is also closely working with the Differently Abled Cricket Council of India. Sumit Jain is also the Vice-President of the Differently Abled Cricket Council of India.
In 2020 KFC India & IDCA Join Hands to Promote Deaf Cricket. KFC became title sponsors to host various Deaf cricket matches such as ODI, Test matches, T20, U-19, & Womens matches.
Here were the various matches held:
KFC 2nd T20 Deaf Premier League 23 to 26 Nov. 2021 at Bhopal, (M.P.) The Mumbai team won.
KFC 5th T20 National Cricket Championship for Deaf from 13 to 17 Dec. 2021 at Hyderabad. The Delhi Team won.
KFC 3rd One-Day National Zone Cricket Championship for Deaf from 23th to 27th Feb. 2022 at Bhopal (MP). The North Zone Deaf Team won.
KFC Test for Deaf Cricket Match from 22nd to 24th March 2022 at Jaipur, Rajasthan. Delhi won.
IDCA also organise the following matches:
DCA organized its Women’s 1st T20 National Cricket Championship for Deaf at Baroda, Gujarat from 19 to 22 April 2019. Women Delhi Deaf Team won.
Maharashtra became Champions of “Women’s 2nd T-20 National Cricket Championship for Deaf”
From 09 to 12 Feb. 2020 at Hyderabad.
Now IDCA will conduct "KFC Women’s 3rd T20 National Cricket Championship for Deaf" from 26th to 29th April 2022 in Mumbai.
Teams : Maharashtra, Delhi, Uttar Pradesh, Karnataka, Telangana, Tamil Nadu, Chandigarh & Haryana
3rd T20 Deaf Premier League from 10th to 13th May 2022 in Delhi
KFC U19 1st T20 National Cricket Championship for Deaf From 25th to 28th May 2022 in Yamuna Nagar, Haryana. Teams: Maharashtra, Delhi, Andhra Pradesh, Bihar, Telangana, Chhattisgarh, Gujarat & Haryana
The IDCA wants to thank Facebook, Twitter and Instagram for verifying their social media accounts.
IDCA AGM on 7 & 8 May 2022 in Delhi.
CORRECTION: Maharashtra became Champions of “Women’s 2nd T-20 National Cricket Championship for Deaf” which was held on 09 to 12 Feb. 2020 at Hyderabad. The event was not held in 2022.