A B1 player (totally blind), he has been playing blind cricket since 1998. During the tour of Pakistan in 2004, he got himself coined as, the ‘Blind Tendulkar’ for his prolific scoring.
Born: Febrary 6, 1976
Rajinder Verma is a qualified Master in Arts. He is a trained teacher who is currently working in a government school as a middle school teacher.
He likes to open the innings as a batsman and plays for the state of Rajasthan.
A B1 player (totally blind), he has been playing blind cricket since 1998. During the tour of Pakistan in 2004, he was dubbed the ‘Blind Tendulkar’ for his prolific scoring.
He too has played some great blind cricketing tournaments including the 1998 ‘Kanishka’ World Cup, 2002 ‘Petro’ World Cup, and the two series against Pakistan in 2004 and 2005.
Some of the achievements under his belt include:
Man of the Series during India’s tour to Pakistan in 2004. He was also declared the best B1 player during the same tournament.
Man of the Match title for the first match of the 2005 ‘Petro’ Cup Series against Pakistan. Once again he was declared the best B1 Indian player.
He is the only B1 player to score a double century in an international match, which he did against Pakistan in 2004.
Besides cricket, he likes to sing.
Contact details: Rajinder Verma
District Ajmer, Rajasthan