Blind Cricket World Cup: India thrash Pakistan by 7 wickets


Agencies, Dubai History once again repeated itself when defending champions India convincingly outplayed Pakistan by 7 wickets in the ongoing Blind Cricket World Cup at the Ajman Oval Cricket Ground here on Friday. Losing the toss, Pakistan were put to bat however, sharp fielding and accurate bowling from India restricted Pakistan at 282 for 8 Wickets in the stipulated 40 Overs. For Pakistan Md Jamil (B3) and Captain Nisar Ali (B3) had partnership of 137 Runs for the 3rd wicket before skipper Nisar Ali was bowled by Ajay Reddy for 63. Jaimil remained unbeaten on 94. For India Ajay, Basappa, Suni, Rambir and Deepak took a wicket each. In reply, Indian comfortably chased the given target in 34.5 overs by losing only 3 wickets. Haryana Boy Deepak Malik (B3) was once again the star performance after he was unbeaten on 79 of 71 Balls. He smashed eight boundaries. AP boy Venkatesh swift 64 of 55 balls and electrifying 47 of Captain Ajay Reddy of 34 Balls finally guided the boys in blue home.ICC CEO David Richardson witnessed the match and was the chief guest for the Man of the Match Ceremony. Pakistan came into the game riding on back-to-back victories over Bangladesh and Nepal but they were no match for the strong Indian side.India will now take on Bangladesh in their another league game.

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