Indian Women’s Blind Cricket Team creates history, reaches IBSA World Games Final

The Indian women’s blind cricket team has made history by becoming the first team to reach the final of the International Blind Sports Federation (IBSA) World Games 2023. With a string of impressive victories, the team’s stellar performance has secured their place in the final, showcasing their talent and determination.

The Indian women’s blind cricket team created history on Thursday when, as a result of their outstanding performance here, they became the first team to qualify for the final of the International Blind Sports Federation (IBSA) World Games 2023.

With their third straight victory over Australia on Wednesday night in the league phase, the Indian women’s team advanced to the final.

Last week, the IBSA World Games featured the inaugural game of blind cricket, which was played between England and Australia. On August 20, the Indian women’s cricket team played their opening match of the competition, showcasing their talent on all fronts.

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India began their campaign in impressive fashion by defeating Australia by 8 wickets in their opening encounter. Australia was held to 59/6 by the women’s blind cricket team, and they ultimately had little trouble chasing down the mark.

India played England in the second match, and they came out swinging, scoring 268/2 in the allocated 20 overs, with Gangavva H. hitting 117 in 60 balls. By a score of 185 runs, England was defeated.

India continued their dominance of cricket on Wednesday by crushing Australia by 163 runs in the third game.

The final will be played on Saturday, and the Indian women’s blind cricket team has advanced to the finals. India will play their final league game against England on Thursday before the finals.

India will compete in the semifinals of the men’s tournament on Friday. If the Indian team prevails in the semifinal match, they will play Pakistan in the 2023 IBSA World Games championship match.

-IANS

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