Bhubaneswar will be hosting the match between India and New Zealand on February 7, 2017 for the 2nd T20 World Cup Cricket for Blind in which two players from Odisha are included among the 17 selected for the National Squad.
India continued their winning streak by defeating Sri Lanka by nine wickets in the T20 World Cup for Blind at Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel Stadium in Ahmedabad on Saturday.
Put in to bat by India, Sri Lanka rode on Chandana Deshapriya’s 62 and Pathum Saman Kumara’s 30 to score 186 for eight in their allotted 20 overs.
In reply, Prakash J. put on a brilliant unbeaten 99 that included 20 hits to the fence, to steer the home team to victory in just 13.3 overs.
Besides Prakash, Ketan Patel also chipped in with a crucial 56 not out to help India post a comfortable win.