LAHORE: Pakistan began their Blind Cricket World Cup marketing campaign on a profitable word by beating Bangladesh within the opening recreation of the event at Gaddafi Stadium on Monday.
Pakistan got a goal of 208 after the Inexperienced Shirts gained the toss and put Bangladesh in to bat first within the forty-overs recreation.
The hosts chased down the entire in 17 overs.
The event consists of groups from cricket-enjoying nations similar to Australia, England and India. Nevertheless, solely groups from Bangladesh and Nepal have agreed to play in Pakistan for now, whereas matches with different nations are scheduled to be held in UAE.
The Pakistan Blind Cricket Council was pressured to vary the schedule of the World Cup after the Indian authorities earlier this month refused to grant permission to its group to journey to Pakistan for the matches.
India and Pakistan will face off in Ajman, UAE on January 12. The ultimate of the event might be held on January 19 in Sharjah.
India and Pakistan’s senior cricket groups haven’t performed a bilateral collection since 2013 due to the tense political local weather.
Nevertheless, Pakistan’s blind cricket staff travelled to India for final yr’s inaugural Twenty20 World Cup that was gained by the host nation.
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