Blind World Cup T20: Pakistan break highest score record

Team beats West Indies by 182 runs after scoring 373 to bag their eighth consecutive victory

Our Correspondent February 08, 2017
Jamil's ton helped Pakistan better their own highest total record. PHOTO COURTESY: PBCC

KARACHI: Pakistan bettered their own world record of the highest score by managing 373 runs against West Indies in Blind World Cup T20 in India on Wednesday.

Pakistan, still unbeaten in the tournament with eight victories including the 182-run win against Windies, overcame their own record of 364 runs which they made against the same team in the 2012 World Cup for Blind.

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Batting first, Pakistan were aided by Muhammad Jamil’s century as he scored 100 off 36 balls hitting 20 fours but had to leave the field after being retired hurt. He was supported by Riasat Khan who scored 94 runs off 32 balls smashing nine fours and two sixes.

For Pakistan Muhammad Zafar remained unbeaten and scored 46 off 14 balls, while Mohsin Khan (32), Matiullah (27) and Amir Ishfaq (24) also made valuable contribution to the team’s record total.

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In their reply, Windies could only manage 191-9 in their 20 overs.

Pakistan will now play their last league match on Thursday against Australia.