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India and Pakistan qualify for semifinals at 2014 Blind Cricket World Cup

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India and Pakistan’s men have qualified for Saturday’s semifinals at the 2014 Blind Cricket World Cup in Cape Town South Africa.  Pakistan finishes group play undefeated, after beating Australia in their final game of group play.  They have a bye today, before semifinal play stars on Saturday.

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Sri Lanka won their game against English yesterday by 90 runs.  The English side won the toss and elected to bowl first. India won their own game against South Africa by 8 wickets.  They won the toss and chose to bowl first.  Pakistan defeated Australia by 9 wickets.  The games took place on the International Day for Persons with Disabilities, which was observed at the World Cup with a ceremony attended by a number of players.

 

Today’s games that get underway at 10:00 AM local time include Australia taking on England at the YMCA, Bangladesh playing India at Gary Kirsten, and hosts South Africa having a go against Sri Lanka at Wally Wilson

 

 

Laura Hale
About Laura Hale (2533 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.

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