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Sports

Web Desk
April 3, 2021

Pakistan blind cricket team defeats India in tri-nation T20 series

Sports

Web Desk
Sat, Apr 03, 2021
Pakistan blind cricket team celebrates after beating India at Bashundhara Sports Complex in Dhaka, Bangladesh, on April 03, 2021. — Instagram/therealpcb

Pakistan's team  defeated India by 58 runs during an ongoing tri-nation blind cricket Twenty20 series at Dhaka's Bashundhara Sports Complex on Saturday.

In the tri-angular series that includes hosts Bangladesh, all three teams will face each other two times and the best two teams will clash in the final set to be played on April 8. 

The match was first announced for April 4 but was later rescheduled to April 3 due to reasons unknown. The two teams will clash again on April 5.

Pakistan had set a target of 186 runs batting first courtesy Badar Munir’s 27-ball half century that included four sixes.

In addition, Moin Aslam scored 33 runs while Nisar Ali contributed with a 30. Ajay Teddy from India got two wickets for his side.

The Men in Blue in response could only manage to score 127 at a loss of nine wickets in 20 overs.

For Pakistan, Anees Javed, Shahzaib and Sajid Nawaz bagged two wickets each.