Pakistan Makes History By Claiming The First Ever ICC Academy Physically Disabled T20 Cricket Tournament

Pakistan won against England

The current and former captains of the Pakistani disabled cricket team were the highlight of the match when they took away the first ever ICC Academy Physically Disabled T20 Cricket Tournament in a final match against England.

The match took place in Dubai Sports City Stadium yesterday and Pakistan won with three wickets in hand.

England batted first and set a total of 137-5 in the 20 overs given to them. Jamie Goodwin was the star on the side who made 40 runs on 31 balls. The other notable player was Gordan Laidlaw who made who made 34 runs off 40 balls.

On the Pakistani side, Nihar Alam took two wickets for 22 runs during his 4 overs span.

Pakistan reached the 138 target with 4 balls remaining and 3 wickets in hand. Hasnain Alam, the former captain of the cricket team was named man of the match for making 39 runs off 32 balls. He made these runs with a total of three fours and a six.

Tiwana supported Hasnain with his 19 runs of 27 balls. During the final overs, Pakistan had required 17 runs with only 3 wickets in hand. The final score was made by Zubair Saleem, 12 and not out. The other side was handled by Ejaz who scored 9 and remained not out.

 

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