United Arab Emirates beat Namibia by 8 wickets in ICC CWC League 2
United Arab Emirates beat Namibia by 8 wickets in their ICC CWC League 2 match today in Oman, at the Al Amerat Cricket Ground, Al Amarat.
Namibia 94 (29 Ovs) – (JJ Smit 26; Ahmed Raza 5-26, Darius D'Silva 3-22)
UAE 95-2 (19.3 Ovs) – (Rudhravel Sasirekha 29, Jonathan Figy 32*; JJ Smit 1-19, Bernard Scholtz 1-11)
Result - United Arab Emirates won by 8 wickets
#UAE's Captain turns up the dial to take 5 wickets (26 runs) off his 8-overs, backed by a strong support-cast in D'Silva (3/22) & Aravind to restrict @CricketNamibia1 to 94 all-out.— UAE Cricket Official (@EmiratesCricket) January 9, 2020
Best we get cracking with that willow!
Detailed scorecard ?? https://t.co/cYPJlz58fH pic.twitter.com/vgpesaSrMV
Namibia won the toss and decided to bat against UAE but were demolished by some great bowling from firstly Darius D'Silva 3-22, who took down the top three Namibia batsmen and then Ahmed Raza who took a5fer (5-26) mopping up the middle and late order batsmen - Namibia were bowled out for just 94 in 29 Overs.
In reply, the UAE chased down the runs in 19.3 overs, scoring 95-2 with Rudhravel Sasirekha 29 and Jonathan Figy 32* top scoring and Darius D'Silva 12* the other not out batsman at the end - JJ Smit 1-19 and Bernard Scholtz 1-11 were the wicket takers for Namibia.
United Arab Emirates - Chirag Suri, Vriitya Aravind(wk), Darius D'Silva, Basil Hameed, Mohammad Usman, Rohan Mustafa, Jonathan Figy, Waheed Ahmed, Ahmed Raza(c), Junaid Siddique, Karthik Meiyappan
Namibia - Stephan Baard, Zane Green(wk), JP Kotze, Karl Birkenstock, Gerhard Erasmus(c), Craig Williams, JJ Smit, Jan Frylinck, Pikky Ya France, Bernard Scholtz, Jan-Izak de Villiers
Start Time: 06:00
Toss: Namibia won the toss and decided to bat
Venue: Al Amerat Cricket Ground, Al Amarat
Officials: Harikrishna Pillai, Rahul Asher, Lyndon Hannibal, Mohammad Javed
Previous Result in this Series
Oman v United Arab Emirates, 1st Match – January 5th
Oman won by 5 wickets
Namibia v United Arab Emirates, 2nd Match – January 6th
United Arab Emirates won by 8 runs
Oman v Namibia, 3rd Match – January 8th
Namibia won by 52 runs
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