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Blind Cricket World Cup: Pakistan set 308-run target for India in final

Batting First, Pakistan Were Guided To A Competitive Total Courtesy A Fluent Half Century By Badar Munir.

News Nation Bureau | Edited By : Gautam Lalotra | Updated on: 20 Jan 2018, 05:00:59 PM
Indian team at Blind Cricket World Cup

New Delhi:

Pakistan set India an imposing target of 308 runs in the finals of the Blind Cricket World Cup being played at the Sharjah Cricket Stadium in UAE on Saturday.

Batting first, Pakistan were guided to a competitive total courtesy a fluent half century by Badar Munir.Munir was lent solid support by Riyasat Khan and captain Nisar Ali who played handy knocks with the willow.

India, who are the defending champions, defeated Pakistan by seven wickets in their group match on January 13. Pakistan made it to the title clash after defeating Sri Lanka by 156 runs while India beat Bangladesh by seven wickets to book their place in the final. 

India, who are favourites to retain the title, have remained unbeaten in this tournament.

The Pakistan Blind Cricket Council has invited ICC CEO David Richardson, former Pakistan captain Zaheer Abbas and former Indian wicketkeeper Syed Kirmani to witness the final.

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First Published : 20 Jan 2018, 04:57:06 PM

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