Blind cricket world cup: India beat Pakistan by 7 wickets

UAE: India beat host Pakistan by seven wickets in their third match of the Blind Cricket World Cup in the UAE on Friday.

For the second time in a row, India won the toss and this time too they elected to field. Put into bat Pakistan scored 282 for the loss of 8 wickets in 40 overs. For Pakistan, Md Jail scored 90 runs in 91 balls before he was retired hurt.

With this win, India tops their group, followed by Pakistan and Sri Lanka.

Pakistan came into the match following back to back victories against Bangladesh and Nepal. India, on the other hand, defeated Sri Lanka by six wickets in their second match courtesy Deepak Malik’s unbeaten 179 off 103 balls. The team’s opening game against Australia was called off due to heavy rain.

India’s refusal to travel to Pakistan for the World Cup forced the organisers to shift all their matches to UAE.