After losing to Pakistan in opening fixture, Indian team now register third consecutive win after beating Australia by 9 wickets in the One Day Cricket World Cup for the visually impaired.

Indians, who won the toss put Australia in to bat and soon got the expected result. India’s strike bowler, Naik Lachma, got wicket of McCarthy on the first ball of the game. Brider and Zannis tried to build a stand but went on poor run rate. Deepak Malik struck twice to send Zannis for 12 and Segura for a duck after Brider was run out for 20.

Only Hamilton, Haskett who scored 15 and Spencer who scored 10, managed to get into 2 digits. Naik Lachma picked two more wickets helping India to rattle Australians for just 125 of which, extras conceded by Indians, 38 turned out to be top contributor.

Chasing a small target to win, India lost Tompaki in form of run out. But other opener Lachma, who was pick of bowlers scored runs. No.3 batsman, Ketanbhai smashed a quickfire 48 helping India to chase down the target in 10th over with 9 wickets in hand.

India, almost confirmed their semi-final berth with three wins in four games played and currently positioned at second in the points table after Pakistan, who have five wins in the five matches played, with one of them been a friendly match against Bangladesh.

Scorecard:

India: 127 for 1 in 9.1 overs (KB Patel 48*, SN Lachma 44*) beat Australia: 125 all out in 36.3 overs (*Extras 38, B Brider 20; SN Lachma 3/19, Deepak Malik 2/17) by 9 wickets

 

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