Pakistan beat India in final of tri-nation blind cricket tournament


Dhaka: Pakistan have won the final of the tri-nation blind cricket tournament by beating arch-rivals India by 62 runs.

India could only manage 112 for seven in the allotted 15 overs in pursuit of Pakistan’s 175. India’s Sunil Ramesh scored 39 while Pankaj made 23 runs. Pakistan’s Sajid Nawaz picked two wickets while captain Nisar Ali bagged one wicket.

Earlier, Pakistan posted 174 for the loss of three wickets. Captain Nisar Ali played an unbeaten inning of 69 runs while Zafar Iqbal made 24-ball 48. India’s Ajay Kumar took two wickets.

It must be noted that hosts Bangladesh was the third team in the tri-nation tournament. The tournament was rescheduled to a two-day affair after rising cases of COVID-19 in Dhaka.

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