Pakistan face India in T20 Blind World Cup final today

12 Feb, 2017 12:03 am

BANGALORE (92 News) – Pakistan will face India in the Twenty20 Blind World Cup final to be held in Bangalore on Sunday.

In the semi-final, Pakistan beat England by 147 runs at KSCA Ground Alur, Bangalore.

After being invited to bat first, Pakistan set the mammoth total of 309 runs for the loss of one wicket in the stipulated 20 overs.

Openers Badar Munir and Israr Hassan scored centuries and made 226 runs for the first wicket partnership.
Badar Munir was retired after scoring 103 runs off 43 balls with the help of 18 fours while Israr Hassan remained unbeaten on 143 runs off 69 balls. He hit 28 4s and one six.

Amir Ishfaq and Matiullah scored 26 and 20 runs respectively.

In reply, England scored 162 for the loss of seven wickets in 20 overs. Matthew Page was the highest scorer with 41 runs while Luke Sugg made 34 runs.

Zafar Iqbal bagged two wickets while Israr Hassan and Amir Ishfaq claimed one wicket each. Israr Hassan was declared Man of the Match.

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