Pakistan beat India by one run in deaf tourney

Published: Sunday, March 27, 2005, 23:53 [IST]
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Lahore:Pakistan scripted a stirring one run win over India to go 2-0 up in the ongoing five-match deaf cricket series at the Iqbal Stadium, here.

Chasing 163 to win, Pakistan overhauled the target losing nine wickets in only 38.3 overs. Bilal Aslam top-scored for Pakistan with 32. For India, offie Virbhadra Rahood snaffled four wickets for 39 while leg-spinner Virender Singh took two wickets for 18.

Earleir, batting first Virender hit 52 to help India manage a score of 162 before being all out. Vinay Seghal chipped in with 36.

Mohammad Shakeel, Naeem Beg, Zaka Ahmad (2-45) and Naveed Ashraf bagged two wickets apiece. The third match is scheduled to be held in Peshawar on Monday.

Summarised Scores: India 162 in 40.5 overs (Virender Singh 52, Vinay Seghal 36;(Naeem Beg 2-44, Mohammad Shakeel 2-33, Zaka Ahmed 2-45, Naveed Ashraf 2-33).

Pakistan 163-9 in 38.3 overs (Bilal Aslam 32, Mohammad Saeed 27, Naseer Ahmed 26; Virbhadra Rahood 4-39, Virender Singh 2-18).

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