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India beat Pakistan in Blind Cricket World Cup Match

India beat Pakistan in Blind Cricket World Cup Match

The two arch-rival teams, Pakistan and India, will face-off against each other in the Blind Cricket World Cup on Friday (today) at Ajman cricket ground in the United Arab Emirates (UAE). India won the toss and put Pakistan to bat. Mohammad Jalil made 90 before he was retired hurt.

In reply, India comfortably chased down the target in 34.5 overs.

While the ICC U19 WC 2018 is set to be the most widely available edition yet, reaching a total of 1.3 billion viewers across five continents, Indian fans will get to catch all the action on Star Sports 1 and Star Sports 1 HD. For India, Venkateshwara Rao scored a half century.

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Deepak Malik scored unbeaten 79 runs and Venkatesh scored 64 runs. Bangladesh, Canada, England and Namibia form Group C while Group D comprises Afghanistan , Ireland, Pakistan , and Sri Lanka. The team's opening game against Australia was called off due to heavy rain. After the Men in Blue refused to travel to Pakistan for the World Cup, the organizers were forced to shift all the games to UAE.

The National Cricket Team Leg-spinner Rashid Khan was one of the key members of that squad and is now one of the leading spinners of the world in ODIs and T20Is. The match was played at the Ujman Oval and the hosts were defeated by 7 wickets at the hands of the Indians.

This will be the 12th edition of the tournament and the third on New Zealand soil.