Specially-abled Kashmiri cricketer makes it to Int'l | KNO

Irfan of Pampore played against England at Bangalore
Specially-abled Kashmiri cricketer makes it to Int'l | KNO

Kashmir News Observer (KNO)

Pulwama, October 15 (KNO) : After Parvez Rasool who played for India in the international cricket in or outside the country, several other cricketers from the Valley have made it to the international cricket.For the first of its kind, a specially-abled cricketer hailing from Pampore area of South Kashmir's Pulwama district, a blind has made it to play an international game with England at Banglore. Mohammad Irfan Mir (20), resident of Dussu village in Pampore, is visually impaired, but has an impressive cricketing carrier so far, and has been associated to Blind Cricket Association J&K, from 2017.Keeping in view his impressive performance from last couple of years, in local and national level, he was selected to play international game, which was held in Bangalore around a week back. According to (KNO) correspondent, Irfan was quite happy for getting selection in National team to play an international game with a big team like England.”It was a big achievement for me to play with England in such a big series. I am so happy and very thankful to my parents for their support,” Irfan said.Meanwhile, Irfan was appreciated by the people for his commendable performance and various sections of people who visited his house to congratulate him.(KNO)