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Deepak Malik’s (B3) unbeaten 179 helped India to get their first win as they beat Sri Lanka by six wickets in the Blind Cricket World Cup here on Wednesday.

Put in to bat, Sri lanka scored 358/8 with Suranga Sampath (B3) scoring 68 runs in 60 balls while K.A. Silva (B1) slammed 64 in 46 balls.

Chasing a massive total, India started off on a positive note, thanks to a brilliant ton by Malik. He batted brilliantly through out the innings and helped India overhaul the target in 32 overs.

Apart from him, Prakash Jayaramiah (B3) scored 76 in 51 balls. Sunil Ramesh (B3) took three wickets in his six overs.