Pakistan blinds complete India’s whitewash


Fayaz excelled as Pakistan whitewashed India in Brien Holden Vision Cricket Series winning the third and final match by eight wickets at the Shalimar Cricket Stadium, Islamabad.
Pakistan won the toss and decided to bat first. India got the first shock when their in-form Parkash was bowled by Anees. Venkateish and Vikas Patel gave stability to Indian innings, Venkateish scored 67 runs while Vikas Patel supported with 60 runs. Ganesh played the innings of 64 runs to help India cross 300 run mark. India in their 40 overs posted competitive 330 runs on the board for the loss of nine wickets. Anees was the pick of the bowlers by taking two wickets, Muhammad Waqas and Jameel shared a wicket apiece. Pakistan, in reply, were guided home by Muhammad Fayaz. He played the brilliant innings of 186 runs not out with the help of 29 (4’s) and 1 six on 108 balls. He hammered the Indian bowling and took the game away from India. Pakistan chased the target on 32.4 overs for the loss of two wickets. The other major scorers for Pakistan were Anees Javeed 43 runs not out, Masood Jan 42 and Muhammad Zafar 40 runs. Hetish took one wicket. Pakistan with this win whitewashed India and won the series by 3-0. This was also the 27th (27th) consecutive one-day internationals victory for Pakistan and the 7th consecutive one-day series triumph.
Paul Molloy, the Deputy High Commissioner of Australian High Commission in Pakistan was the chief guest of the occasion along with Syed Sultan Shah Chairman PBCC and Zakir Khan Director Domestic Cricket Operations PCB and distributed prizes among the players. Muhammad Zafar was adjudged man of the ODI series in B1 category, Masood Jan in B2 and Muhammad Jameel (Boom Boom) was declared man of the series in B3 category. The Indian Blind Cricket team will depart to India (New Delhi) on the morning of 28th November through Lahore-Delhi Bus Service.