India wins blind T20 cricket world cup for third consecutive times
India defeated Bangladesh by 120 runs in the final to win the 3rd T20 World Cup for Blind played at the M.Chinnaswamy Stadium in Bengaluru, Karnataka on 17 December 2022. It was the third title for India having won it in 2012 and 2017. All the three T20 World Cup for Blind has been hosted by India.
Batting first India made 277 runs for the loss of 2 wickets in 20 allotted overs. Indian captain Ajay Kumar Reddy and Sunil Ramesh scored centuries.
In reply Bangladesh could make only 157 runs with the loss of 3 wickets in their allotted 20 overs.
Governor of Karnataka Thawar Chand Gehlot presented the winners and runners up trophies.
The 3rd T20 World Cup for Blind was held in India from 6 -17 December 2022. India, Nepal, Sri Lanka, Australia, Bangladesh, and South Africa competed in the tournament. The Pakistan team was denied a visa by the Indian government.
It was organised by the Cricket Association for the Blind in India (CABI).
CABI is the apex body for organising, developing cricket for blind in India .It is a member of the World Blind Cricket Council.
The 4th T20 World Cup for Blind will be held in Pakistan in 2023.
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