UAE keep Asia Cup hopes alive with emphatic win

The UAE defeated Singapore by 47 runs in the qualifiers on Monday

The UAE got better from their shock loss to Kuwait with an emphatic 47-win gain Singapore to maintain their Asia Mug really hopes active.

The CP-Rizwan-led UAE stopped working to protect 173 versus the courageous Hong Kong in their slim one-wicket loss at Al Amerat in Oman on Sunday.

Yet 24 hr in the future the very same ground, the UAE bowlers were scientific versus Singapore after their batsmen racked up 160 for 8 in 20 overs.

Led by leg-spinner Karthik Meiyappan (4-0-13-3) as well as pacer Junaid Siddique (3-0-14-3), the UAE had Singapore full blast for 113 in 18.3 overs to gain their very first factors in the certifying event.

” I enjoy for the kids as well as the group, this was a much-needed win. Theoretically, we are among the more powerful groups as well as we required to reveal that on the area also. That is what we did today,” captain Rizwan stated.

” The kids were starving as well as eager to do. When they obtained the possibility, they ordered it with both hands.”

The UAE (2 factors from 2 suits) went up to the top of the factors table with their triumph on Monday, however the victor of the Hong Kong-Kuwait video game on Tuesday will certainly order the leading placement with 4 factors.

With just the victor of this four-team certifying event making a location in the Asia Mug, which will certainly be kept in the UAE from August 27 to September 11, the fight for the leading area will certainly be tremendous on the last day of the competitors.

Robin Singh’s males will certainly encounter their last must-win video game versus Hong Kong on Wednesday as well as a plain triumph may not suffice to order the evasive certifying area.

The UAE will certainly require to win by a huge margin if they need to secure the qualifiers as well as breakthrough to Asia Mug Team A to bet India as well as Pakistan.

Enhanced display screen

Previously, Muhammad Waseem (58, 34 rounds, 3 fours, 5 6s) developed an outstanding display screen of power-hitting in spite of getting little assistance from the various other top-order batsmen.

All-rounder Basil Hameed (38, 28 rounds, 2 6s), the only bowler to have actually made an influence in the very first suit versus Kuwait, batted smartly to take the group to a healthy and balanced overall prior to their bowlers supplied a much-improved display screen to limit Singapore.

” It is great to be on the winning side as well as get better after the other day, as well as this indicates we are still in with a possibility to undergo to the Asia Mug, which is what is essential for us,” Waseem stated.

The UAE, which have actually currently gotten approved for the 2022 T20 Globe Mug (October 16-November 13, Australia), will certainly require one more large initiative from the right-handed opening batsman in their problem last video game on Wednesday.

Short ratings

UAE defeated Singapore by 47 runs.

UAE 160 for 8 in 20 overs ( Muhammad Waseem 58, Basil Hameed 38; Janak Prakash 3-35, Vinoth Baskaran 2-23)

Singapore 113 full blast in 18.3 overs (Aritra Dutta 42; Karthik Meiyappan 3-13, Junaid Siddique 3-14, Sultan Ahmed 1-15)

Nest suits (UAE Time)


Hong Kong vs Kuwait 6 pm


Kuwait vs Singapore 4 pm

UAE vs Hong Kong 8pm

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