Blind Cricket Twenty20 World Cup

Keep up to date with all the Blind Cricket Twenty20 World Cup action.


Australia’s Blind Cricket team is currently in India chasing World Cup Glory and Vision Australia is here to keep you updated on their campaign.

The Australian side is one of 10 nations competing in the tournament, and will go up against current champions India and traditional rivals like England and New Zealand.

The World Cup runs until February 15 and Australia’s campaign begins on January 31 against Nepal in Delhi. Be sure to check back here throughout the tournament to keep up to date with all the scores and results from Australia’s games. 

In the meantime, you can find out who is in the Australian team here.

If you’d like to know more about those in the Australian team, Vision Australia has put together profiles on the following players:

For further information about the world of blind cricket or how you can get involved, head to the Blind Cricket Australia website.


Results:

Game One: Australia vs Nepal

Australia has got off to flying start in the Blind Cricket Twenty20 World Cup, with an impressive win against Nepal in Delhi on Tuesday. 

The Aussies restricted Nepal to 8/143 from their 20 overs and then went on to chase down that total in the 13th over thanks to some big hitting at the top of the order. 

Click here for a full recap of the game.

Game Two: Australia vs South Africa

Australia have made it two from two to start the Blind Twenty20 Cricket World Cup.

After knocking off Nepal in their first match, Australia have gone on to easily defeat South Africa.

The Proteas set what looked to be decent target, posting 174 from 19.3 overs, but the Australians needed just 15.4 overs to cchase that down.

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Game Three: Australia vs New Zealand

Australia’s has made it three wins from as many starts at the Blind Cricket Twenty20 World Cup in India following a strong win over New Zealand.

The Kiwis reached 1/168 from 20 overs, which Australia easily chased down. 

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Game Four: Australia vs West Indies

Despite the game being called off due to bad light, Australia managed to come away with a fourth straight win at the Blind Cricket Twenty20 World Cup against the West Indies.

Australia were at 2/136 after 10 overs when bad light stopped play, but were awarded the win due to their strong position. 

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Game Five: Australia vs Bangladesh

Australia have suffered their first loss of the Blind Cricket Twenty20 World Cup, going down to Bangladesh by nine runs.

Batting first, Bangladesh reached a strong total of 2/210 from 20 overs, which proved too much for Australia to chase down. 

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Game Six: Australia vs India

Australia have suffered their second straight defeat at the Blind Cricket Twenty20 World Cup, going down to host nation India.

India, who are tournaments favourites, batted first and totalled an imposing 272 from their 20 overs, and the Aussies never really looked like troubling that score. 

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Game Seven: Australia vs Sri Lanka

Australia have slipped to three straight losses at the Blind Cricket Twenty20 World Cup after being overcome by Sri Lanka.

Australia reached 5/174 batting first, but were run down by the Sri Lankans in the 16th over.

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Game Eight: Australia vs England

Australia’s rough trot at the Blind Cricket Twenty20 World Cup in India has continued, following a heavy loss to traditional rivals England.

England batted first in the match and after some early wobbles finished their 20 overs with a very respectable 3/251, which the Aussies could not match. 

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Game Nine: Australia vs Pakistan

Australia have again tasted defeat at the Blind Cricket Twenty20 World Cup, this time at the hands of Pakistan.

Batting first, the Pakistani top order blasted the Australian attack, finishing their 20 overs at 3/321, a total the Australian batting order could not match. 

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World Cup Final: India vs Pakistan

India have claimed the Blind Cricket Twenty20 World Cup on home soil after a strong win in the final against Pakistan.

Batting second, India, who were heavily favoured throughout the tournament to claim the title, had little trouble in chasing down Pakistan’s total in the nine-wicket win.

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