The Indian cricket team won the blind world cup 2018 by beating Pakistan by 2 wickets in the final. Indian Cricket team chased a target of 308 runs in 40 overs at the Sharjah Cricket Stadium in UAE on Saturday. With eight balls remaining, Indian Cricket Team reached the target and lifted the trophy.
Pakistan chose to bat first and scored 308 runs with the help of Riyasat Khan and Skipper Nisar Ali’s solid knocks who scored 48 and 47 runs, respectively.
It was India’s second title and they achieved it very beautifully. The star-performer was Sunil Ramesh, he scored 93 runs, while captain Ajay Reddy also smashed 63 runs, helping India successfully win the title.
Although,there were some nervous moments in the game as team India lost a few crucial wickets in the middle overs but as they say, all’s well that ends well.
— Cricket Association for the Blind in India (CABI) (@blind_cricket) January 20, 2018
Not just this, before this match India who are the defending champions, had also defeated Pakistan by 7 wickets on January 13th.
Earlier, India had defeated Bangladesh by seven wickets in the semi-final and talented batsman Ganeshbhai Muhudkar was the start of the match and was awarded the man of the match trophy, for his magnificent 112 off 69 balls in the league game against Pakistan.
Now with two titles, we have got the best Blind Indian Cricket Team in the world.
Congratulations to our cricket team for winning the 2018 Blind Cricket World Cup! They make the nation proud and inspire every Indian with their game as well as phenomenal attitude. True champions!
— Narendra Modi (@narendramodi) January 20, 2018
Congratulations to visually impaired Indian cricket team for winning World Cup cricket for the Blind. We are all so proud.U inspire us all
— Mamata Banerjee (@MamataOfficial) January 20, 2018
Congratulations to visually challenged Indian cricket team for winning World Cup cricket for the Blind. You made the nation proud and are an inspiration for all of us. pic.twitter.com/ItvrRHPQ2K
— VicePresidentOfIndia (@VPSecretariat) January 20, 2018