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Andhra Pradesh wins national blind cricket title | Cricket News

New Delhi: Andhra Pradesh maintained its advantage by winning its fourth national blind cricket title three times in a row on Thursday. In the summit clash, Andorra defeated Karnataka in 27 runs at Arun Jaitley Stadium here.
Andorra batting first and scored 231 by losing 3 wickets in the allotted 20 overs. Venkateshwara Rao starred in the bat, winning 85 out of just 36 balls. In response, Karnataka fought hard, but lost three wickets in the prescribed 20 overs, fell below 27 runs and managed 204. Venkateshwara Rao was selected as the best player.
Federal Foreign Minister Minakshi Leki was the chief guest and praised the spirit of the players.
“I pray from the bottom of my heart to the participating teams and I am very excited about the National Women’s Blind Cricket Tournament in Bangalore next year,” she said.
Andorra won all five league games, while Karnataka topped four of the five league games.
The tournament was co-sponsored by the Cricket Blind Association of India (CABI) in collaboration with the Samarthanam Trust for the Disabled.
India currently holds the title of the 2018 Blind Cricket T20 World Cup.



Andhra Pradesh wins national blind cricket title | Cricket News

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