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2017 Blind T20 World Cup

The 2017 Blind World T20 also known as 2017 Blind T20 World Cup was a T20I tournament which was also the second edition of the Blind T20 World Cup for the blind cricketers held in India from 30 January to 12 February. India defeated Pakistan by 9 wickets in the finals to win their second ever Blind T20 World Cup.[1][2][3][4] Ten teams such as hosts India, Pakistan, Sri Lanka, England, Bangladesh, West Indies, South Africa, Nepal, Australia and New Zealand played in 48 matches. Each team had to play against all the teams which are competing for the title.

India went on to host the T20 World Cup for the Blind for the 2nd time after the inaugural edition in 2012. India were the defending champions and were the favourites to win the title.

The finals of this tournament held in M. Chinnaswamy Stadium, Bangaluru between arch rivals India and Pakistan and it was a high scoring final.[5] Pakistan batted first and scored 197/8 in their entire 20 overs and in reply India lost only one wicket and chased the mammoth total of 198.[6][7][8][9]

Format

All the teams played against each opponents and it was decided that the teams which finishes in top four would progress to the semi finals.

Venues

About 20 Stadiums went onto host the matches.

Delhi IIT Ground[10][11],Sardar Vallabhbai Stadium, Feroz Shah Kotla Ground, Delhi Dwaraka DDA Ground[12], Delhi Siri Fort[13], Faridabad Nahar Singh Stadium[14], Delhi Saket DDA Ground[15], Holkar Stadium, Bandra Kurla Complex Ground[16], MIG Cricket Club, Bandra (East)[17], Brabourne Stadium, Pune PYC Ground[18], Rajagiri College Ground – Cochin[19], Karnataka State Cricket Association Ground, Alur.[20], KIIT Stadium, Bhubaneswar[21], Rural Development Trust Stadium, Anatapur[22], Mulapadu cricket Ground (Gokaraju Liala Gangaaraju ACA Cricket Ground)[23][24], Lal Bahadur Shastri Stadium and M. Chinnaswamy Stadium were some of the stadiums which were given the permission to host the 2017 Blind T20 World Cup matches.

Group stage

A total of 48 matches were played between 10 teams.

Round 1

1st Match

January 30, 2017
10.00 AM Local time (06:00 GMT)
Scoreboard 1 Scoreboard 2
New Zealand New Zealand
112/7 (20 overs)
v
Pakistan Pakistan
117/0 (7.2 overs)
27 (47)
2/11 (3 overs)
Badar Munir 92* (35)
Pakistan won by 10 wickets
  • Pakistan won the toss and elected to field

2nd Match

January 30, 2017
10.00 AM Local time (06:00 GMT)
Scoreboard 1 Scoreboard 2
India India
279/5 (20 overs)
v
Bangladesh Bangladesh
280/7 (20 overs)
Ketan Patel 98 (50)
1/14 (1 over)
101 (32)
Deepak Malik 2/20 (2 overs)
Bangladesh won by 3 wicket
  • India won the toss and elected to bat

Round 2

3rd Match

January 31, 2017
10.00 AM Local time (06:00 GMT)
Scoreboard 1 Scoreboard 2
India India
305/5 (20 overs)
v
West Indies Cricket Board West Indies
165/5 (7.2 overs)
Sunil 113* (49)
1/10 (1 over)
40 (34)
Deepak Malik 1/12 (2 overs)
India won by 142 runs
  • West Indies won the toss and elected to field

4th Match

January 31, 2017
10.00 AM Local time (06:00 GMT)
Scoreboard 1 Scoreboard 2
Pakistan Pakistan
296/4 (20 overs)
v
England England
199/6 (20 overs)
Muhammad Akram 105 (47)
Matthew Dean 1/19 (1 over)
71* (41)
Badar Munir 2/18 (4 overs)
Pakistan won by 97 runs
  • England won the toss and elected to field

5th Match

January 31, 2017
10.00 AM Local time (06:00 GMT)
Scoreboard 1 Scoreboard 2
Nepal Nepal
143/8 (20 overs)
v
Australia Australia
145/0 (12.4 overs)
Sunil Chhetri 34* (36)
2/19 (4 overs)
Matthew Cameron 68* (43)
Australia won by 10 wickets
  • Nepal won the toss and elected to bat

6th Match

January 31, 2017
10.00 AM Local time (06:00 GMT)
Scoreboard 1 Scoreboard 2
BangladeshBangladesh
223/3 (20 overs)
v
South Africa South Africa
151/5 (20 overs)
90(64)
1/32 (4 overs)
47(53)
1/20 (3 overs)
Bangladesh won by 72 runs
  • Bangladesh won the toss and elected to bat

7th Match

January 31, 2017
10.00 AM Local time (06:00 GMT)
Scoreboard 1 Scoreboard 2
Sri Lanka Sri Lanka
334/0 (20 overs)
v
New Zealand New Zealand
120/7 (20 overs)
170* (69)
30 (37)
1/18 (4 overs)
Sri Lanka won by 214 runs
  • Sri Lanka won the toss and elected to bat
  • Suranga Sampath and (SL) set the record for the highest ever partnership for any wicket in Blind T20 history(334*)

Round 3

8th Match

February 1, 2017
10.00 AM Local time (06:00 GMT)
Scoreboard 1 Scoreboard 2
South Africa South Africa
174 (19.3 overs)
v
Australia Australia
175/3 (15.4 overs)
Australia won by 7 wickets
  • No toss

9th Match

February 1, 2017
10.00 AM Local time (06:00 GMT)
Scoreboard 1 Scoreboard 2
India India
204/5 (20 overs)
v
Pakistan Pakistan
205/5 (15.4 overs)
Pakistan won by 5 wickets
  • India won the toss and elected to bat

10th Match

February 1, 2017
10.00 AM Local time (06:00 GMT)
Scoreboard 1 Scoreboard 2
Bangladesh Bangladesh
203/2 (20 overs)
v
Nepal Nepal
144/8 (20 overs)
Bangladesh won by 59 runs
  • No toss

11th Match

February 1, 2017
10.00 AM Local time (06:00 GMT)
Scoreboard 1 2
Sri Lanka Sri Lanka
281/2 (20 overs)
v
West Indies Cricket Board West Indies
151/8 (20 overs)
Sri Lanka won by 130 runs
  • West Indies won the toss and elected to field

12th Match

February 1, 2017
10.00 AM Local time (06:00 GMT)
Scoreboard 1 Scoreboard 2
New ZealandNew Zealand
128/9 (20 overs)
v
England England
129/2 (8.2 overs)
England won by 8 wickets
  • New Zealand won the toss and elected to bat

Round 4

13th Match

February 2, 2017
10.00 AM Local time (06:00 GMT)
Scoreboard 1 Scoreboard 2
New Zealand New Zealand
168/1 (20 overs)
v
Australia Australia
172/2 (10 overs)
Australia won by 8 wickets
  • New Zealand won the toss and elected to bat

14th Match

February 2, 2017
10.00 AM Local time (06:00 GMT)
Scoreboard 1 Scoreboard 2
Sri Lanka Sri Lanka
164/7 (20 overs)
v
Pakistan Pakistan
165/5 (17.5 overs)
Pakistan won by 5 wickets
  • Sri Lanka won the toss and elected to bat

15th Match

February 2, 2017
10.00 AM Local time (06:00 GMT)
Scoreboard 1 Scoreboard 2
EnglandEngland
158 (19.4 overs)
v
IndiaIndia
159/0 (11 overs)
India won by 10 wickets
  • England won the toss and elected to bat

16th Match

February 2, 2017
10.00 AM Local time (06:00 GMT)
Scoreboard 1 Scoreboard 2
South AfricaSouth Africa
146/5 (20 overs)
v
NepalNepal
149/4 (17.3 overs)
Nepal won by 6 wickets
  • Nepal won the toss and elected to field

17th Match

February 2, 2017
10.00 AM Local time (06:00 GMT)
Scoreboard 1 Scoreboard 2
West Indies Cricket BoardWest Indies
195/6 (20 overs)
v
Bangladesh
196/2 (19.4 overs)
Bangladesh won by 8 wickets
  • West Indies won the toss and elected to bat

Round 5

18th Match

February 3, 2017
10.00 AM Local time (06:00 GMT)
Scoreboard 1 Scoreboard 2
South AfricaSouth Africa
157/8 (20 overs)
v
IndiaIndia
158/1 (13.5 overs)
India won by 9 wickets
Bandra Kurla Complex Ground
  • South Africa won the toss and elected to bat

19th Match

February 3, 2017
10.00 AM Local time (06:00 GMT)
Scoreboard 1 Scoreboard 2
NepalNepal
116/8 (20 overs)
v
PakistanPakistan
117/0 (7.5 overs)
Pakistan won by 10 wickets
  • South Africa won the toss and elected to bat

20th Match

February 3, 2017
10.00 AM Local time (06:00 GMT)
Scoreboard 1 Scoreboard 2
Bangladesh
330/2 (20 overs)
v
New ZealandNew Zealand
240/9 (20 overs)
Bangladesh won by 90 runs
  • South Africa won the toss and elected to bat

21st Match

February 3, 2017
10.00 AM Local time (06:00 GMT)
Scoreboard 1 Scoreboard 2
Sri LankaSri Lanka
307/1 (20 overs)
v
EnglandEngland
204/7 (20 overs)
Sri Lanka won by 103 runs
  • England won the toss and elected to field first

22nd Match

February 3, 2017
1.30 PM Local time (06:00 GMT)
Scoreboard 1 Scoreboard 2
West Indies Cricket BoardWest Indies
229/5 (20 overs)
v
AustraliaAustralia
136/2 (10 overs)
Australia won by 8 wickets (D/L)
Bandra Kurla Complex Ground
  • Australia won the toss and elected to field first

Round 6

23rd Match

February 4, 2017
9.00 AM Local time (06:00 GMT)
Scoreboard 1 Scoreboard 2
Bangladesh
210/2 (20 overs)
v
AustraliaAustralia
201/5 (20 overs)
Bangladesh won by 9 runs
Bandra Kurla Complex Ground
  • Australia won the toss and elected to field

24th Match

February 4, 2017
9.00 AM Local time (06:00 GMT)
Scoreboard 1 Scoreboard 2
West Indies Cricket BoardWest Indies
208/7 (20 overs)
v
NepalNepal
165/3 (20 overs)
West Indies won by 43 runs
  • Nepal won the toss and elected to field

25th Match

February 4, 2017
10.00 AM Local time (06:00 GMT)
Scoreboard 1 Scoreboard 2
Sri LankaSri Lanka
186/8 (20 overs)
v
IndiaIndia
187/1 (13.3 overs)
India won by 9 wickets
  • India won the toss and elected to field

26th Match

February 4, 2017
1.30PM Local time (06:00 GMT)
Scoreboard 1 Scoreboard 2
England England
257/8 (20 overs)
v
South Africa South Africa
214/4 (20 overs)
England won by 43 runs
  • England won the toss and elected to bat

Semifinals

Semifinal 1

February 10, 2017
10.00 AM Local time (06:00 GMT)
Scoreboard 1 Scoreboard 2
Sri Lanka Sri Lanka
174 (19.2 overs)
v
India India
175/0 (20 overs)
India won by 10 wickets
Lal Bahadur Shastri Stadium
  • India won the toss and elected to field
  • India qualified for the final

Semifinal 2

February 11, 2017
10.00 AM Local time (06:00 GMT)
Scoreboard 1 Scoreboard 2
Pakistan Pakistan
309/1 (20 overs)
v
England England
162/7 (20 overs)
Pakistan won by 147 runs
  • Pakistan won the toss and elected to bat
  • Pakistan qualified for the final

Final

February 12, 2017
10.00 AM Local time (06:00 GMT)
Scoreboard 1 Scoreboard 2
Pakistan Pakistan
197/8 (20 overs)
v
India India
200/1 (20 overs)
India won by 9 wickets
M Chinnaswamy Stadium
  • India won the toss and elected to field
  • India became the first team to win 2 Blind T20 World Cup titles

See also

Blind cricket

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