Pakistan beat India in T20 World Cup match


ISLAMABAD, Feb 1 (APP): Pakistan claimed third consecutive win
of the ongoing Blind T20 World Cup when on Wednesday they defeated
traditional rivals India by seven wickets at Ferozshah Kotla Cricket
Stadium, New Delhi.
According to information received here, India opted to bat
first after winning the toss and piled up a huge target of 204
runs for the loss of five wickets in stipulated 20 overs. Opener
J Parkash starred with the bat for India, scoring 90 runs. He
was well supported by Venkatesh Donna, who made 53 runs.
Pakistan in reply got an early jolt when Muhammad Akram was
bowled in the second over after scoring just five runs.
However, after his departure Zafar Iqbal and Nisar Ali built
the innings and scored 72 runs in first 6 overs. Nisar Ali got out
after scoring 45 runs. Anees Javed fell cheaply after scoring just
four runs. But Zafar Iqbal stood tall on the other end and played a
brilliant innings of unbeaten 88 runs. Israr Ali made brisk unbeaten
21 runs off 10 balls and helped Pakistan to reach the target in 15.3
overs for the loss of three scalps wickets.
Zafar Iqbal was adjudged man of the match for his brilliant
Pakistan’s High Commissioner in New Delhi Abdul Basit and
Chairman Pakistan Blind Cricket Council (PBCC) Syed Sultan Shah also
witnessed the match.