India thrash Pakistan by 7 wickets in Blind Cricket World Cup

Prithvi Shaw scored four centuries in his first five first-class innings

They are set to do battle in Group A along with South Africa, Kenya and hosts New Zealand, and open the tournament with a clash against the Kiwis on Saturday in Mount Maunganui.

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.

Dravid I now the India A coach as well. A total of 16 teams slotted in four groups will engage in a sum of 48 ODIs between January 13 and February 3.

The 10 Test playing nations (prior to Afghanistan and Ireland's recent inclusion) gained automatic qualification to the event along with the best finishing associate from the last edition, Namibia. The top two from each group will qualify for the quarterfinals.

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Mr. David Richardson, the CEO, ICC, Mr. Iftikhar Hamdani, Cluster General Manager Ramada Hotel & Suites Ajman and Syed Sultan Shah Chairman Pakistan Blind Cricket Council were the guests of the occasion and distributed prizes amongst the players.

The final of the tournament will be held on January 19 in Sharjah.

Pakistan came into the game riding on back-to-back victories over Bangladesh and Nepal but they were no match for the strong Indian side. "It is a great stage to showcase their talents and we hope we can go to New Zealand and show how good a team we are".

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