Pakistan reached in the Final of the T-20 Blind Cricket World Cup after defeating England by 147 runs

Pakistan reached in the Final of the T-20 Blind Cricket World Cup after defeating England by 147 runs

 

Bangalore India, here at KSCA Ground Alur, Bangalore, England won the toss and asked Pakistan to bat first.

 

Pakistan set the mammoth total of 309 runs on the board for the loss of 1 wicket in stipulated 20 overs. Pakistani openers Badar Munir and Israr Hassan shined with the bat, both made tons and made 226 runs for the 1st Wicket partnership. Badar Munir was retired after scoring 103 runs off 43 balls with the help of 18 (4's) while Israr Hassan remained unbeaten on 143 runs off 69 balls, he hit 28 (4's) and 1 big six. Amir Ishfaq and Matiullah also chipped in with 26 and 20 runs respectively.

 

England in reply made 162 runs for the loss of 7 wickets in allotted 20 overs. Matthew Page was the highest scorer for England with 41 runs and Luke Sugg made 34 runs. Zafar Iqbal claimed 2 wickets. Whereas, Israr Hassan and Amir Ishfaq claimed one wicket each.

 

Result: Pakistan won by 147 runs
Man of the Match: Israr Hassan

 

That was 10th consecutive win for Pakistan, remained unbeaten in all 9 league matches and Semifinal as well.

 

Pakistan will take on India in the Final tomorrow dated 12th February at Bangalore.