Defending champions India have successfully retained the Blind Cricket World Cup by defeating Pakistan by two wickets in the finals. The team was not comfortable during the end moments of the match while chasing the target of 307/8 set up by Pakistan, but some superb knocks allowed the team to cross the line. The final took place at the Sharjah Stadium in UAE.
This is the fourth World Cup win for the Indian Blind Cricket Team, and they have been unstoppable. The team was recently felicitated for their fantastic run throughout the tournament. All the players were congratulated from the cricket fraternity, and they also gave back a special surprise by dedicating the cup to the soldiers.
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The final of the match was attended by many legendary players including former Pakistan Captain, Zaheer Abbas, and former Indian wicket-keeper, Syed Kirmani.
As soon as the team won the tournament, Indian Prime Minister, Narendra Modi congratulated the players and called them 'True Champions'. But, he was not the only one to admire the players...
Indian team not only defeated Pakistan in finals, but they remained unbeaten throughout the tournament. They even defeated Bangladesh in the semi-final.
Sunil Ramesh turned out to be the best player in the final. He slammed 93 runs with contributions coming from the openers and Indian captain, Ajay Kumar Reddy.
They are truly an inspiration and we should even thank them for their clinical performance.
Amitabh Bachchan was so excited that he tweeted two times to thank the team and why shouldn't he be. I mean, it was a proud moment for every person of the country.
The Indian team also thanked everyone for their support and praises.
During the felicitation ceremony, Indian captain dedicated the victory to the real heroes of the country. He said that they are the people because of whom the whole country lives in peace.
This is without a doubt a great gesture. We hope that the team wins more and more matches in future.