Anil Ghariya, Deepak Malik's tons help India whitewash Sri Lanka in Blind Cricketers' three-match ODI series

This was India' second whitewash against the Islanders as they remained unbeaten throughout the home season which also featured England.

Press Trust of India, Oct 28, 2018 10:38:32 IST

Kolkata: Anil Ghariya and Deepak Malik struck centuries as India downed Sri Lanka by eight wickets to win the Blind Cricketers' three-match ODI series here Saturday.

Batting first, Sri Lanka left-hander Chandana Deshapriya smashed 190 as Sri Lanka posted a huge 369/4 in 40 overs.

Anil Ghariya, Deepak Maliks tons help India whitewash Sri Lanka in Blind Cricketers three-match ODI series

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In reply, India came out all guns blazing as both Ghariya and Malik scored centuries to see India through with 32 balls to spare.

This was India' second whitewash against the Islanders as they remained unbeaten throughout the home season which also featured England.

Deshapriya, who is a school teacher, was adjudged man of the match for his 190.

The winners were awarded a cash prize of Rs 1 lakh for both T20 series and ODI series. And the runners up were awarded Rs 50,000 for both the series.

Brief Scores:

Sri Lanka: 369/4 in 40 overs (Chandana Deshapriya 190 not out, Suranga Sampath 84; Ajay Reddy 2/58) lost to India 370/2 in 34.4 overs (Deepak Malik 164 not out, Anil Ghariya 120; Pathum Saman Kumara 2/70) by eight wickets.

Updated Date: Oct 28, 2018 10:38:32 IST






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3 South Africa 2917 108
4 England 3778 105
5 Australia 2640 98
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3 New Zealand 4837 112
4 Australia 5543 111
5 South Africa 5193 110
6 Pakistan 4756 97
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3 South Africa 4196 262
4 India 8099 261
5 Australia 5471 261
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