UAE defeated Bangladesh by 97 runs in Emerging Asia Cup
KARACHI: United Arab Emirates beat Bangladesh by 97-runs in the Emerging Teams Asia Cup at Southend Club Cricket Stadium, Karachi.
UAE, batting first, posted a total of 267 in 49.4 overs. Ashfaq Ahmed was unlucky to miss out on a century after being dismissed off 98 runs off 93 deliveries.
Rohan Mustafa made 40 off 70 deliveries while Shaiman Anwar chipped in with his knock of 34.
Shoriful Islam was the pick of the bowlers for Bangladesh, finishing with figures of 4-55 in 10 overs. Khaled Ahmed took three wickets.
The Bangladesh side, chasing a target of 268, were bowled out for 170 runs in 36.5 overs.
Mizanur Rahman made 43 runs off 62 balls after hitting four boundaries in the match. Shafiul Islam contributed 32 runs with the bat while Shoriful Islam scored 31.
Ahmed Raza and Imran Haider took four wickets each.
Ashfaq Ahmed was named man of the match for his batting performance. Summarized Scored: UAE: 267 all out in
49.4 overs (Ashfaq Ahmed
98, 16x4s, 1x6, 93 balls, Ghulam Shabber 52, 4x4s,
3x6s, 57 balls, Rohan Mustafa 40, 6x4s, 70 balls, Shaiman Anwar 34, 3x4s,
34 balls, Shoriful Islam 4
55, Khaled Ahmed 3-65) Bangladesh Emerging Team: 170 all out in 36.5 overs (Mizanur Rahman
43, 6x4s, 62 balls, Shafiul Islam 32, 6x4s, 35 balls, Shoriful Islam 31*, 1x4,
3x6s, 25 balls, Imran Haider 4-35, Ahmed Raza
Result: UAE won by 97 Runs
Toss: UAE Umpires: Ahmed Shahab & Tariq Rasheed Referee: Ali Naqvi Player of the Match: Ashfaq Ahmed, UAE.