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United Arab Emirates beat Namibia by 8 wickets in ICC CWC League 2

Darius D'Silva (UAE)
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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.

Match Summary

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

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.

 

 

Teams

 

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

 

Match Details

 

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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