Friday, April 19, 2024

Blind cricketer hits ton

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It was cricket with a difference – and a new star emerged yesterday.
Haldene Forde scored a century for Barbados’ blind cricketers against Change For Change England All Stars at Queen’s Park yesterday.
Forde, a B3 player who is partially sighted, struck an unbeaten 122 off 75 balls in helping the local side to a convincing nine-wicket victory over the visitors.
Here, Jones playing a delicate paddle sweep during his innings, which helped Barbados overhaul a target of 213 for the loss of only one wicket.

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