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April 8, 2019

Punjab wins Pakistan Championship of Baseball for the Blind

Punjab claimed the first Pakistan National Championship of Baseball for the Blind. Sindh finished second and Balochistan ended in third place. The five-team tournament was played between Monday, 25, and Thursday, 28 March. It was organized by the Blind Baseball Association of Pakistan with the collaboration of Muhammad Bin Qasim Blind Welfare Complex and of the District Administration of Multan.

Punjab went undefeated as they beat K.P, 10-5; Sindh, 10-5; Islamabad, 8-6; Baluchistan 13-8


Baluchistan-Sindh 8-7
Sindh-Islamabad 8-3
K.P.-Islamabad 8-3
Islamabad-Baluchistan 5-2
Punjab-Sindh 10-5
Baluchistan-K.P. 7-6
Sindh-K.P. 7-2

The Pakistani born star of Leonessa Brescia, Italian League, Sarwar Ghulan introduced Baseball for the Blind to Pakistan in 2016 with a clinic. A team of Pakistan players also traveled to Italy to get more instruction.

Syed Fakhar Ali Shah, who is the President of both the Pakistan Baseball Federation and of the Pakistan Blind Baseball Association, was the main guest at the closing ceremony.