India thump Pakistan by 7 wickets in blind World Cup

Jan 13, 2018, 11:00 IST | PTI

Defending champions India defeated Pakistan by seven wickets in the Blind Cricket World Cup here yesterday. Sent into bat, Pakistan notched up 282 for eight wickets in the stipulated 40 overs

Indian cricketers celebrate after beating Pakistan in the blind  World Cup in Dubai yesterday
Indian cricketers celebrate after beating Pakistan in the blind World Cup in Dubai yesterday

Defending champions India defeated Pakistan by seven wickets in the Blind Cricket World Cup here yesterday. Sent into bat, Pakistan notched up 282 for eight wickets in the stipulated 40 overs. For Pakistan Md. Jamil (B3 - blind level 3) and captain Nisar Ali (B3) added 137 runs for the third wicket. Nisar Ali was bowled by Ajay Reddy for 63, while Jaimil remained not out on 94.

In reply, India comfortably chased down the target in 34.5 overs. Haryana's Deepak Malik (B3) top-scored with an unbeaten 79 off 71 balls, striking eight boundaries, while Venkatesh (64 off 55 balls) and skipper Ajay Reddy (47 off 34) shared 106 runs for the fourth wicket.

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