Odisha Sun Times Bureau
Bhubaneswar, Feb 16:
Two cricketers from Odisha Mohammad Jafar Iqbal and Sukhram Majhi, who were in the Indian team for T20 Blind World Cup 2017, received warm welcome at Biju Patnaik International Airport in Odisha capital yesterday.
The friends, fans, Odisha Blind Cricket Association staff, Odisha Sports department officials and Corporator of ward no 67 Debi Prasad Nanda welcomed the duo, who were the part of the champion.
Team India thrashed arch rivals Pakistan by 9 wickets in the final on Feb 12 to win the T20 Blind World Cup 2017 title.
Jafar has been part of India squad in T20 Blind World Cup clash since 2011. Sukhram was key player to take the team for victory against Pakistan in Asia Cup in January 2016.