The 3rd and the last One-Day International of the historical Pakistan vs South Africa Blind Cricket series was played at Southend Cricket Stadium Karachi. South African Blind Cricket Team yet again won the toss (three in a row) and this time decided to bat first.
South Africa made 252 runs for the loss of 7 wickets in the allotted 40 overs. Bhule Bhidla with 63 runs was the top scorer from South Africa while Isac Bidla chipped in with 56 runs. Matiullah took 2 wickets while Ahtesham and Israr Hassan took a wicket apiece.
In reply, Pakistan chased down the target of 253 runs in 29 overs for the loss of 4 wickets. Matiullah was the star with the bat, he made 64 runs off 41 balls. Faisal Mehmood and Ahtesham ul Haq scored 53 and 51 runs respectively. Sphelele Khalala took 1 wicket.
Result: Pakistan won by 6 wickets Man of the Match: Matiullah
Brig (Retd) Mehmood ul Hassan, General Manager Corporate Services Pakistan Petroleum Ltd, Syed Sultan Shah the President World Blind Cricket Ltd, Hassan Khursheed General Manager PC Hotel Karachi, Mr. Imran Ahmed Shaikh Director PBCC and DSR Tariq Mehmood Deputy Supertndient Sindh Rangers were the Chief Guests of the occasion and distributed prizes amongst the players.
Man of the series in B1 Category: Riasat Khan
Man of the series in B2 Category: Ahtesham ul Haq
Man of the series in B3 Category: Faisal Mehmood