World Blind Games: Pakistan Cricket Team defeated India

World Blind Games: Pakistan Cricket Team defeated India, India VI welcomed Pakistan’s visually impaired squad to take the pitch first.
Muhammad Salman scores 50 points off of 31 shots. Ajay Kumar Reddy takes four wickets for the Indian team.

With an 18-run victory over India on Sunday in Birmingham, Pakistan celebrated a successful opening to the World Blind Games of the International Blind Sports Federation (IBSA).

After winning the toss at King Edward’s School, the India VI team invited Pakistan’s visually impaired team to bat first.

In the allotted 20 overs, the Green Shirts achieved 187 runs while losing eight wickets. Muhammad Salman scored 50 points from 31 attempts, followed by Badar Munir’s 37 from 24 and the skipper Nisar Ali’s 46 off 33.

Ajay Kumar Reddy got four wickets for India’s visually impaired team, while Nakula Badanayak dismissed three Pakistani batters.

Indians were held to 169 runs for seven wickets in 20 overs as a response. When they required 38 runs from the final three overs, Matiullah bowled a fantastic 18th over in which he allowed just four.

India dropped from 150 runs for three wickets to 154 runs for six wickets after losing three wickets, including one run out. Sunil Ramesh of India VI scored 62 runs, and Durga Rao Tompaki added 40 runs to his total.

Matiullah of Pakistan VI took two wickets. Five hitters from India were run out. On Tuesday, Pakistan will play its following match against Bangladesh.

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