Cricket Association for the Blind in India (CABI), the cricketing arm of Samarthanam Trust for the Disabled, are organising the tournament from January 31 to February 12, 2017.
Kohli, the Indian captain, who has spent time with India’s blind cricket team before,
Shekhar Naik, the blind cricket captain, is Kohli’s fellow Padma award winner this year.
The video and song showcases the skills that the players, who use a special ball with ball bearings, bank on to play the sport.
Rahul Dravid too has lent his support for the tournament, for which he is the ambassador.
Apart from India, the others in the ten-team tournament are Australia, Bangladesh, England, Nepal, New Zealand, Pakistan, South Africa, Sri Lanka and West Indies. The first eight rounds of matches will be held in New Delhi, Faridabad, Indore, Mumbai, Kochi, Bhubaneswar, Gujarat and Andhra Pradesh, with the last round and the knockout matches taking place in Bangalore.