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Australia, India and Pakistan get wins at 2014 Blind Cricket World Cup

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Yesterday in South Africa, Australia, India and Pakistan all got wins at the 2014 Blind Cricket World Cup.  Australia won by 5 wickets in their game against hosts South Africa.  India won by an astonishing 140 runs in their game against  Sri Lanka at Gary Kirsten, while Pakistan won by 9 wickets in their match against Bangladesh.



The rankings as of the end of play yesterday saw Pakistan in first, India in second, Sri Lanka in third, Australia in fourth, England in fifth, Bangladesh were sixth and hosts South Africa were last.


On tomorrow’s schedule, Australia plays Pakistan at Gary Kirsten, England plays Sri Lanka at Wally Wilson, India plays South Africa at the YMCA, and Bangladesh have a bye.  Thursday sees Australia and England having a blind cricket ashes of sorts at the WMCA, Bangladesh playing India at Gary Kirsten, South Africa playing Sri Lanka at Wally Wilson, and Pakistan having a bye.  A week from today is a rest day, with next Saturday having a pair of semifinal matches, and the last day having the medal games.




Laura Hale
About Laura Hale (2569 Articles)
Laura Hale is a sport journalist, specializing in Paralympic and disability sport news. Prior to helping found ParaSport-News, she spent two and a half years working as a journalist on Wikinews, a citizen journalism site. As a journalist, she has covered the 2012 Summer Paralympics in London, the 2013 IPC Alpine Skiing World Championships in La Molina, the 2014 Winter Paralympics in Sochi, and a number of other sporting events. She has additional experience with Paralympic sport having worked as a Wikipedian in Residence for the Australian and Spanish Paralympic Committees. She has a PhD in Communications from the University of Canberra.

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