T20 World Cup for the Blind: Semi-finals to be held in Bengaluru

T20 World Cup for the Blind: Semi-finals to be held in Bengaluru

Submitted by alvin on Fri, 2017-02-10 19:29 Bengaluru: The last league rounds of 2017 T20 Cricket World Cup for Blind will have teams of India, Pakistan, Sri Lanka and England in the semi-finals to be played on February 10 and 11 at Hyderabad and Bengaluru, respectively. listified-17 Nepal secured a historic win against New Zealand with Padam Bahadur Badaila scoring a double century. This is the first double century of the tournament. New Zealand Blindcaps won the toss and elected to bowl first. This decision however seemed to not have played in their best interests as the openers of Nepal, Padam Bahadur Badaila and Sovaram Dangi together out up a score of 315 on the scoreboard. Padam Bahadur Badaila was 211 not out and Sovaram Dangi was 58 not out at the end of the first inning. In the second inning, Nepal was in full form as Nepal took the whole team of New Zealand out in 19.1 overs. Till then New Zealand was able to score only 174.   PAK Blind Cricket Team continued its winning form in the T20 Cricket World Cup for the Blind 2017 and remains unbeaten with it latest win against Australia. Pakistan won the toss and elected to bat first and set a massive score of 321 for the loss of 3 wickets. Riasat Khan stormed out a score of 114. Australia BCA managed to pick up 3 wickets, however in the second inning Pakistan picked up 9 wickets of Australia in 20 overs. Australia managed to score only 174 leading Pakistan to a win by 147 runs. Sri Lanka continued their winning way outplaying South Africa in the 11 round of the world cup T20 for the blind. Sri Lanka CAB won the toss and elected bowl. Batting first South Africa put on 178 runs at the loss of 4 wickets in 20 overs, Buhle Bhidla scoring  59 runs in 52 balls,Johan Schroeder scoring 50 runs in 29 balls, but Chandana Deshpriya scored a brilliant 109 in just 47 balls to guide Sri Lanka, CAB scored a 9 wickets win over South Africa . In the match of West Indies against England, England won the match by 6 wickets. West Indies won the toss and elected to bat first. West Indies tried hard to put up a difficult score and finally put up a score of 232 at the end of the first 20 overs. England managed to pick up 4 wickets of West Indies. In the second innings, England successfully chased the score in 19.1 overs at the loss of 4 wickets. Peter Blueitt scored 74 and was not out and this contributed to the successful chase by England. England now will be playing in the semi-finals.     Following are the results: Nepal: 315/0 in 20 overs (Padam Bahadur Badaila 211 n.o., Sovaram Dangi 53 n.o.) bt New Zealand: 174/10 in 19.1 overs (BD Wilson 72, MLK McCaskill 20, Parveen Shankar 6, Deacun Dunn 12, E Faapusa 0, RIMTR Smith 2, RJ Gilmore 6, GC Williamson 10, DM McCaskill 1, TRM Patterson 6, SJ Donnelley 0 n.o., Badri Chaulagain 1-14, Sunil Subedi Chhetri 2-32, Bikram Bahadur Rana 1-28, Kritan Shrestha Duwal 1-15)   -----   Pakistan: 321/3 in 20 overs (Muhammad Akram 20, Riasat Khan 114 n.o., Mati Ullah 80, Nisar Ali 78, Muhammad Idrees Saleem 8n.o, Daniel James Pritchard 1-22, Vaughan James Roles 1-76, Lindsay David Heaven 1-39) bt Australia: 174/9 in 20 overs (Matthew James Cameron 38, Steffan Francesco Nero 24, Vaughan James Roles 18, Ned Adam Charles Brewer Maiga 12, Lindsay David Heaven 20 n.o., Brendan Lee Young Spencer 0, Stephen Leo Palmer 20, Daniel James Pritchard 1, Michael Constantine Zannis 2, Raymond Stephen Sutton Moxly 6, Muhammad Idrees Saleem 3-27, Badar Munir 2-38, Israr Hassan 2-21)   ------   South Africa: 178/4 in 20 overs (David Landry 40, Buhle Bhidla 59, Johan Schroeder 50, Dominic Scott Adriaans 8, Joshua Douman 1 n.o., Kenneth Nkokoto Nlhanlha Mabela 2 n.o., Dinesh Nihara Mathugama 1-9, Mohanraj Murugn 1-17) lost to Sri Lanka: 179/1 (Chandana Deshapriya 109 n.o., Dinesh Nihara 38, Dimuthu Ravindra 16 n.o., Doctor William Malinga 1-26)   ------   West Indies: 232/4 in 20 overs (Dennal Deboya Shim 106, Alvin Andre James 5, Jason Vivian Ricketts 22, Lo-Shane Omar Myles 55, Ricardo Elijah Manning 16 n.o., Leroy Orin Phillips 2 n.o., Edward James Hossell 1-39) lost to England: 233/4 in 19.2 overs  (Matthew Dean11, Edward James Hossell 64, Justin Hollingsworth 47, Nathaniel Gerard Foy 0, Peter Blueitt 74 n.o., Matthew James Page 15 n.o., Caneel Wayney Graham 1-36, Lo-Shane Omar Myles 1-25)