India beat Pakistan by 7 wickets

Esequiel Farfan
Enero 13, 2018

Amidst political tensions between India and Pakistan, blind cricket teams from both the countries will face-off against each other in the Blind Cricket World Cup on January 12 at Ajman cricket ground in the United Arab Emirates (UAE).

Australia and India, who have won the title three times each, were among the teams scheduled to play yesterday after having won their earlier warm-up games in preparation for the tournament proper, which gets underway tomorrow.

Pakistan, put into bat, scored 282 for the loss of 8 wickets in 40 Overs.

In reply Indian comfortably chased the target in 34.5 overs by losing only 3 wickets. For the Men in Green, the top scorer of the inning was Md Jail who added 90 runs at a healthy strike rate of nearly a run a ball. Malik was named Man of the Match.

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The likes of India captain Prithvi Shaw, team mate Shubham Gill, Australia captain Jason Sangha, Pakistan pacer Shaheen Afridi, Afghanistan batting sensation Baheer Shah, they all go into the event after making a mark on the domestic circuit back home.

Pakistan comes into the match following back to back victories against Bangladesh and Nepal.

India beat Sri Lanka by six wickets in their opening match of the Blind World Cup on Wednesday. Five of Pakistan's key players were missing as they failed to obtain visas in time.

The plate tournament will run simultaneously but end with the final at the Bert Sutcliffe Oval in Christchurch on January 28.

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