India lifted the inaugural T20 Physical Disability World Cricket Series after beating England. India posted 180 for 7 in their allotted 20 overs in the title clash. Middle-order batsman R G Sante top-scored with 34-ball 53.
Indian openers Kunal Phanase and Wasim Khan couldn’t get a good start. They lost their first wicket when Khan was removed on a duck. Skipper Vikrant Keni (29) combined with Phanase (36) to post a 46-run stand for the second wicket fell.
India defeat England by 36 runs in the final to clinch Physical Disability World Cricket Series 2019 👏🙌 pic.twitter.com/IaaNv6Jyvv
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Sante soon came to crease and went on to notch up his fifty. His knock was laced with two fours and four sixes as he long with Suganesh Mahendaran (33) helped India post the winning score.
Bowler Liam O’Brien of England finished with figures of 2/35 in his four overs.
In the second innings, the Indian bowlers bundled out England for 144.
Opener Angus Brow was the top-scorer with a 44-run knock of 32 balls. However, none of the other batsmen managed to help their team.
Phanase and Sunny Goyat picked up a couple of wickets each leading India to victory.
The Men in Blue had earlier defeated Pakistan by eight wickets in their final round-robin match to seal a spot in the final. England reached the final by beating Afghanistan in the semi-final.