Sitting cricket for physically challenged peoples are played in tamilnadu from 2008 in approximately. Within tamilnadu there are some 10 district teams. They matches and tournaments between them. Lots of cricket talents found. They are playing matches with full spirit and excitement.
Nowadays physically challenged peoples living stressful life with lot of disappointments and not fulfilled expectations. Reasons behind are lack of social respect, lack of social safety and lack of economy for physically challenged peoples. Only 5% of physically challenged peoples living with basic needs. Other 95% of people’s life ending before searching and fulfilling their basic needs. If they want to achieve something beyond these that can be through sports only because of their interest and passion towards sports and cricket. Sports giving them happy they are forgetting troubles in their life. Analysis says in India out of 10 physically challenged peoples 7 are interested to play cricket only. Everywhere in india physically challenged peoples playing cricket with normal peoples with some difficulties since they are playing with normal peoples.
INTRODUCTION TO PARA SITTING CRICKET ASSOCIATION
Para sitting cricket association was started on 2016. Members are Md.Gadaffe(Secretary, Para sitting cricket association of India) and Sankaravel Narayanan(Joint Secretary, Para sitting cricket association of India). Rules are written in the document under the guidance of M S Nagarajan (PARALYMPIC ASSOCIATION OF TAMIL NADU – PRESIDENT). Registered association on 13/10/2016 with registration number 353/2016.
ROLES OR INTENTION OF PSCAI
Para sitting cricket association defined and documented the rules. Bowling is the important rules changed by PSCAI for sitting cricket. Physically challenged who legs effected can be participate in the tournament(Please refer player’s category in the rules document) and there is no need to run for scoring. There will be four circles drawn for scoring. Please refer the rules uploaded in the website for further information
Para sitting cricket association works is to help each state and district sitting teams to promote and conduct tournaments.