ISLAMABAD, Dec 24 (APP): Pakistan Blind Cricket team on Friday white-washed the Nepali blind cricket team by winning last of the three one-day matches by nine wickets at Shalimar cricket ground. A hat-trick by all rounder Yasir Andleeb and a sparkling half century by captain Arsaln were the highlights of the match.
Earlier the Nepal team was all out on 198 and Ram Parshad remained the top scorer with 51 runs followed by Carton who scored 37.
For Pakistan Yasir calmed three wickets while Tauseef snared two scalps.It is worth mentioning that Pakistan won all three one days and two twenty-20 matches.
Minister for Information Qamar Zaman Kaira was the chief guest at the prize distribution ceremony.Managing Director Zummurd Khan and SPP Islamabad Police Moeen Masood and Chairman Pakistan Blind Cricket Council Syed Sultan Shah and General Secretary Bilal Satti were also present on the occasion.
Zummurd Khan said that Pakistan Baitul Maal would sponsor a series of blind cricket team every year and would present a gold medal to the blind cricket team.
Speaking on the occasion Syed Sultan Shah said that blind cricket team has won tow world cups and out of 8 series,it has won 7 series.He also said that the team has 20 world record to its credit.He said that despite all its achievements,the blind team has not been provided support like other sports.He said that Nepali team by visiting Pakistan has proved that Pakistan is a peace loving nation and there is no security problem here.He also said that South African blind cricket team would visit Pakistan next year. President Nepal blind cricket team Pawan Kumar said that Pakistan is a safe haven for all types of sports activities.