Blind Cricket: Pakistan whitewash South Africa in the T20I series

FAISALABAD: Badar Munir and Muhammad Akram scored half-centuries before Sajid Nawaz bagged three wickets to help Pakistan Blind Cricket Team beat South Africa Blind Cricket Team by a massive 163 runs margin to complete the whitewash in the three-match series, here on Tuesday.

Batting first, Pakistan set a massive 315-runs target for the Proteas, thanks to the quickfire knocks of Badar and Akram top of the order.

Badar scored 62 off 22 balls, while Akram made 51 off 24. The pair appeared solid and was hitting the ball all over the park but opted to retire out after amassing their respect fifties.

The rest of the batters then capitalized the solid foundation provided by the opening pair and assisted the home side to amass a massive total of 314/9 in the allotted 20 overs.

For South Africa, Mathula Dhlamini managed to pick up a wicket.

Set to chase a mammoth 316, the Proteas could only manage to score 151/8 in the allotted 20 overs.

Fredrik Andreas top-scored with a gritty 39 off 24 balls, while Bhule Bhidla chipped in with run-a-ball 29.

Sajid Nawaz and Akram took three and two wickets respectively, while Badar claimed a wicket.

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