Press Esc to close
Thursday 22 June 2017
News updated at 7:36 PM IST

Prakasha guides India to third win

Bangalore, Dec 6, 2012 dhns: 23:18 IST

Prakasha Jayaramaiah’s jaw-dropping century propelled India to their third-straight win in the inaugural T20 World Cup for the Blind at the Aditya Global Sports Ground in Nelamangala on Wednesday.

Up against a lacklustre West Indian team, India, after electing to field, reduced the visitors for a mere 158 for seven in the allotted 20 overs before Prakasha (125 n.o.) stole the show once again to carry the team to 162 for two with eight overs to spare.

After Ravi Siddhappa scalped couple of wickets and the fielders put on an impressive display, Prakasha opened the innings with Venkatesha and he ripped through West Indies’ bowling.

The 33-year-old Channapatna player scored 125 runs off 49 balls with 27 fours. He score his second century of the tournament with the score on 111 in the eighth over. His first century came in the tournament opener against Australia where he came up with a quickfire 173. West Indies managed to grab a couple of wickets towards the end but with Prakasha in his elements, Indians cruised home.

Meanwhile, Pakistan continued their winning spree as the two-time 40-over World Champions registered a facile 10-wicket win over Australia in their rain truncated affair. After the match was reduced to nine overs-a-side, Australia managed to score a mere 60 for six. Pak reached the target in just two overs.

The match between South Africa and Bangladesh was called off due to wet out-field at the Central College grounds.

Brief scores: West Indies: 158/7 in 20 overs (R R Rattan 48 n.o., Lo-Shane Myles 40; Ravi S 2-17) lt to India: 162/2 in 12 overs (Prakasha Jayaramaiah 125); Sri Lanka: 202/6 in 20 overs (C Deshapriya 69, Chandana Kumara 35, Ravindra 35) beat England: 189/6 in 20 overs (Matt Dean 68, Luke Sugg 54); Australia: 60/6 in 9 overs lt to Pakistan: 63/0 in 2 overs (Ali Murtaza 26).

Go to Top

Photo Gallery
Portugal's Cristiano Ronaldo attends a training session at the Spartak Stadium in Moscow, Russia...

Portugal's Cristiano Ronaldo attends a training session at the Spartak Stadium in Moscow, Russia...

A helicopter drops water as U.S. Forest Service firefighters and several other departments battle...

A helicopter drops water as U.S. Forest Service firefighters and several other departments battle...

A tiger licks a block of ice containing chicken parts offered by zoo keepers during the summer...

A tiger licks a block of ice containing chicken parts offered by zoo keepers during the summer...

Roger Waters performs during his 'Us + Them' tour stop at Staples Center on Tuesday...

Roger Waters performs during his 'Us + Them' tour stop at Staples Center on Tuesday...

Girls stand in monsoon rains beside an open laundry in New Delhi...

Girls stand in monsoon rains beside an open laundry in New Delhi...

Students and various Yoga centre members participated in International Yoga Day programme...

Students and various Yoga centre members participated in International Yoga Day programme...

Army jawans perform yoga near Line of Control in Poonch on the 3rd International Yoga Day on Wednesd

Army jawans perform yoga near Line of Control in Poonch on the 3rd International Yoga Day on Wednesd

People enjoying the rains at the historic Ridge in Shimla on Wednesday.

People enjoying the rains at the historic Ridge in Shimla on Wednesday.

Gurukul students make a human formation in the shape of International Day of Yoga logo...

Gurukul students make a human formation in the shape of International Day of Yoga logo...

BJP leaders during a celebration march after the party's victory in Municipal Corporation...

BJP leaders during a celebration march after the party's victory in Municipal Corporation...

Like us on Facebook

Copyright 2017, The Printers (Mysore) Private Ltd., 75, M.G Road, Post Box 5331, Bengaluru - 560001
Tel: +91 (80) 25880000 Fax No. +91 (80) 25880523
Powered by Yodasoft Technologies Pvt. Ltd.