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India men’s blind cricket team beat England by seven wickets

Updated on: 23 August,2023 08:35 AM IST  |  Birmingham
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With this win, India have registered two wins from three matches and the side will be looking to go all gun blazing when they meet Bangladesh on Wednesday

India men’s blind cricket team beat England by seven wickets

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Indian men’s cricket team for the visually challenged defeated England by seven wickets to continue its good run at the inaugural International Blind Sports Federation (IBSA) World Games here on Tuesday.


With this win, India have registered two wins from three matches and the side will be looking to go all gun blazing when they meet Bangladesh on Wednesday.



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Opting to bat, England got off to a good start. However, Venkateswara Rao Dunna and Sunil Ramesh effected a run out which eventually triggered a collapse. 

England were only able to make 147-5 in the allotted 20 overs.  Chasing 148, Indian batters made light work of England’s bowlers despite losing a wicket in the fifth over.

Vice-captain Venkateswara made sure that India were never out of the chase scoring a well-made 54 off 27 balls. India chased down the target with 30 balls to spare.

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