Pakistan beat Bangladesh by 151 runs in Blind T20 World Cup


KARNATAKA: Pakistan have registered their seventh consecutive victory in Blind Cricket Twenty20 World Cup Tuesday after thrashing Bangladesh by heavy margin of 151 runs.

Pakistan won the toss and elected to bat first at Karnataka State Cricket Association Ground, Alur, before putting up a huge total of 295 runs for the loss of just two wickets in twenty overs.

The openers once again gave the team a century stand. Riasat Khan remained unbeaten on 104 runs and was top scorer as well. His partner, Badar Munir, scored blistering 93 off 32 balls.

Muhammad Jamil scored 72 runs whereas Israr Hassan scored undefeated 11.

Bangladesh’s Abdullah Zobir and Md Faisal shared a wicket each.

Chasing a gigantic total, Bangladesh innings could not get going as they kept on losing wickets at regular intervals.

Md Abdul Malek remained Bangladesh’s top scorer with 61 runs. Nazrul Islam’s 18 were second highest as none other could enter the double figures.

Bangladesh innings was limited to 144 for the loss of seven wickets in twenty overs. Pakistan’s Israr Hassan, Badar Munir, Muhammad Idrees Saleem and Riasat Khan took one wicket each.