UAE de­feated Bangladesh by 97 runs in Emerg­ing Asia Cup

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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

4-50)

Re­sult: UAE won by 97 Runs

Toss: UAE Um­pires: Ahmed Sha­hab & Tariq Rasheed Ref­eree: Ali Naqvi Player of the Match: Ash­faq Ahmed, UAE.

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