Blind Cricket WC: India hammers England by 10 wickets

Defending champion India crushed England by 10 wickets in the Blind Cricket World Cup today.

India chased down a target of 159 in just 11 overs.   -  AFP

Defending champion India crushed England by 10 wickets in the Blind Cricket World Cup today.

England, after opting to bat, posted 158 in 19.4 overs courtesy Edward James Hossell and Justin Hollingsworth, who scored 57 and 24 respectively.

In the chase, Indian batsmen showed exemplary skills to over haul the target in just 11 overs. Sukhram Majhi top-scored with an unbeaten 67 that included 12 boundaries while Ganesh Babubhai Mundakar smashed 78.

Results of the day: England BCEW: 158/10 in 19.4 overs (Justing Hollingsworth 24, Nathaniel Gerard Foy 7, Matthew Dean 6, Peter Blueitt 9, Luke Jason Smith Sugg 16, Matthew James Page 0, Edward James Hossell 57, Amin Afshari 0, Simon Joseph McDonaghLedwith 1, Daniel Alfred Field 11 n.o., Mark Anthony Turnham 8, Ketan Patel 2-40, Venkateswara Rao D 1-20, Sunil 1-12, Sonu Golkar 1-17, Iqbal Jafar 1-10) lost to India CAB: 159/0 in 11 overs (Sukhram Majhi 67 n.o., Ganesh Babubhai Mundakar 78 n.o.)

New Zealand Blindcaps: 168/1 in 20 overs (JH Dunn 52 n.o., MLK McCaskill83 , Raymond Stephen Sutton Moxly 1—29) lost to Australia BCA: 172/2 in 10 overs (Michael Constantine Zannis 10, Ned Adam Charles Brewer Maiga 82 n.o., Matthew James Cameron 4 , Steffan Francesco Nero 41 n.o., BD Wilson 1—36)

Sri Lanka CAB: 164/7 in 20 overs (Ruwan Wasantha 20, Suranga Sampath 20, KaviduSahan Kumara Thoma Dura 0, Chandana Deshpriya 46, Upul Sanjeewa Kankanam Gamage 8, Dimuthu Ravindra 22, Rpriyantha Kumara Ja Sing Arachchige 8 n.o., Patham Saman Kumara 9, Badar Munir 1-18, Sajid Nawaz 1-28) lost to Pakistan Blind Cricket Team: 165/5 in 17.2 overs (BadarMunir 49, Amir Ishfaq 36, Muhammad Akram 31, Muhammad Zafar 4, Muhammad Jamil 16, Ayoub Khan 11 n.o., Sana Ullah Khan 3 n.o., SurangaSampath 2-25, DimuthuRavindra 1-39, PathumSaman Kumara 1-36)

South Africa SABC: 146/5 in 20 overs (Dominic Scott Adriaans 33, Joshua Douman 1, Kenneth Nkokoto Nhlanhla Mabela 2, Sonwabile Bidla 57 n.o., BuhleBhidla 32, Johan Schoreder 0, Sunil Rana Magar 2-26, Kritan Shrestha Duwal 1-5) lost to Nepal CAB: 149/4 in 17.3 overs (Ramesh Bahadur Baniya 24, Sunil Rana Magar 38, Sunil SubediChhetri 46 n.o., Sunil Thapa Magar 5, Lok Bahadur Thapa 9, Kritan Shrestha Duwal 0 n.o, BuhleBhidla 1-20, Doctor WiilliamMalinga 1-39, Tefo Lesley Classen 1-17, SonwabileBidla 1-21)

West Indies WICCB: 195/6 in 20 overs (Kevin Andrew Douglas 112, Caneel Wayney Graham 1, Leroy Orin Phillips 2, Lo-Shane Omar Myles 9, Gregory Lee Stewart 57, Anthony Fitgerald Cummins 0, Dennal Deboya Shim 0 n.o., Abdullah Zobir 1-28, MdMahnud Rashid 1-18) lost to Bangladesh BBCC: 196/2 in 19.4 overs (Md Abdul Malek 20, Mohammed Mohsin Hosen Joy 17, Tanzjlur Rahman 90 n.o., Mahbubul Hasan Emon 52 n.o., Lo-Shane Omar Myles 1-34, Anthony Fitzgerald Cummins 1-55).

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