India beat rivals Pakistan at Blind Cricket World Cup

Pauline Gross
January 13, 2018

Dravid is now with India's ICC Under-19 World Cup squad in New Zealand, where the tournament will be played between January 13 to February 12. On Saturday, the Windies face New Zealand in a day-night fixture in Tauranga while Pakistan take on dark horses Afghanistan in Whangarei.

The other teams in Group A are 2012 champion South Africa and Africa qualifier Kenya.

Sixteen teams will compete in the tournament, with the 10 test-tier nations joined by six qualifiers.

India now top the group with two wins in the three games after the opening game against Australia was called off due to heavy rain.

The plate tournament will run simultaneously but end with the final at the Bert Sutcliffe Oval in Christchurch on January 28.

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The quarter-finals, semi-finals and final of the Super League will be among the 20 matches to be broadcast live. The final will be played on February 3 at Mount Maunganui.

Sharing a special message for the cricket fans in Twitter, the India Under-19 team's head coach Dravid said,"The under-19 team is very keen to show you their talent. When we do that we'll be a formidable team", he says.

"We played four friendly matches in New Zealand and defeated Bangladesh".

Pakistan have been one of the better sides in the U19 Cricket World Cup over the years.

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