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India vs Pakistan: Team India thrashes arch-rival in Blind Cricket World Cup

Speed News Desk | Updated on: 20 January 2018, 18:57 IST
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Team India has once again achieved another feat to become the champion of Blind Cricket World Cup. India defeated arch-rivals Pakistan by two wickets in the final played at the Sharjah Cricket stadium on Saturday. With this, India has conquered the World Cup for the second time in a row.

In the thrilling final, India achieved the target of winning 8 wickets in 38.4 overs. India's Sunil Ramesh scored 93 and Ajay Kumar Reddy scored 62. Earlier, batting first, losing the toss in the final match, Pakistan scored 307/8 in 40 overs.

In the first semifinal, India defeated Bangladesh by seven wickets and made it to the final. In the second semi-final, Pakistan's team went down to the title by defeating Sri Lanka by 156 runs. Earlier, in the group match, India had defeated Pakistan by 7 wickets.

Apart from this, the Indian team has defeated Pakistan, both of them have won both T20 Blind Cricket World Cup titles (2012, 2017).

Blind Cricket World Cup winners

1. 1998: South Africa (beat Pak in final)

2. 2002: Pakistan (defeated South Africa in final)

3. 2006: Pakistan (defeated India in final)

4. 2014: India (beat Pak in final)

5. 2018: India (beat Pak in final)

First published: 20 January 2018, 18:47 IST
 
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