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PM Modi congratulates Indian blind cricket team for winning World Cup

India today defeated Pakistan by two wickets in the final of the 5th ODI Blind Cricket World Cup at the Sharjah Stadium.

Edited by: India TV News Desk, New Delhi [ Published on: January 20, 2018 22:21 IST ]
File pic of PM Narendra Modi
File pic of PM Narendra Modi

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Saturday congratulated the Indian Blind team for successfully defending the Cricket World Cup for Blind title beating Pakistan by two wickets in Sharjah.

“Congratulations to our cricket team for winning the 2018 Blind Cricket World Cup! They make the nation proud and inspire every Indian with their game as well as phenomenal attitude. True champions!” he said in a tweet.

India today defeated Pakistan by two wickets in the final of the 5th ODI Blind Cricket World Cup at the Sharjah Stadium. 

Pakistan put up 307 for 8 in 40 overs. Badar Muni scored 57 in 61 balls. Risayat Khan's 48 in 38 balls and skipper Nisar Ali quick 47 were the highlights of Pakistan innings. Deepak Malik and Rambir took two wickets each and Sunil Ramesh took one.

Also Read: India beat Pakistan by two wickets to win Blind Cricket World Cup

 

During the chase, Sunil Ramesh's scintillating 93 runs in 67 balls and skipper Ajay Reddy's 62 in 60 balls guided India to win with a over to spare.

Prakash and Venkatesh opened in grand style and gave India a flying start. They managed the scoring rate at 10 per over. Venkatesh scored 35 in 32 balls, while Prakash scored 44 in 42 balls.

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