Match 9: Asia Cup 2016, Match 9: India vs United Arab Emirates - As it happened...

By Chaitan Papnai | Last Updated: Thursday, March 3, 2016 - 22:09

In the 9th match of the Asia Cup T20, India beat minnows UAE by nine wickets at Shere Bangla Stadium, Mirpur. 

3 March 2016, 22:09 PM

3 March 2016, 21:30 PM

Over 10.1 || Score 82/1 (Dhawan 25, Yuvraj 16)

Mohammad Shahzad to continue. Yuvraj pulled the bowler for a boundary to finish off the match. And with that India crushed UAE by nine wickets to continue their winning streak.  

3 March 2016, 21:27 PM

Over 10 || Score 78/1 (Dhawan 21, Yuvraj 16)

Rohan Mustafa to bowl his 1st over. Yuvraj Singh got a lucky boundary off the fifth ball. India need mere four runs to win the game. 

 

3 March 2016, 21:22 PM

Over 9 || Score 72/0 (Dhawan 15, Yuvraj 16)

Mohammad Shahzad with his first over. Third ball by the seamer was short of length and Yuvi pulled him towards deep mid-wicket for a boundary. Off the 5th ball Yuvi slapped the bowler over long off for a six. Ten from the over. 

3 March 2016, 21:18 PM

Over 8 || Score 62/0 (Dhawan 15, Yuvraj 6)

Qadeer to continue. Yuvraj played an expensive cover drive to hit a boundary. What a delight to watch Yuvi play. In the last two balls, Dhawan hit two consecutive boundaries. 15 from the over. India cruising towards victory.  
 

3 March 2016, 21:15 PM

Over 7 || Score 47/0 (Dhawan 6, Yuvraj 0)

Naveed to bowl his last over. Yuvraj has been promoted up the order. Off the last ball, Dhawan collected his first boundary towards cover region.   

3 March 2016, 21:08 PM

Over 6 || Score 43/1 (Dhawan 2, Yuvraj 0)​

First bowling change! Qadeer Ahmed introduced into the attack. Rohit is in a hurry. After flicking the bowler for a boundary off the first, Rohit pulled him to collect 7th boundary. Rohit Out! Trying to hit the bowler for a six over point, Rohit got caught at the boundary. 

RG Sharma c Mohammad Naveed b Qadeer Ahmed 39 (28b)

3 March 2016, 21:02 PM

Over 5 || Score 34/0 (Dhawan 2, Rohit 31)

Naveed with his 3rd. Rohit is in a mood to finish off the game quickly. He pulled the bowler for a boundary towards deep mid-wicket off the 2nd ball. Off the next came yet another boundary as he guided the ball towards fine third man. Ten from the over. 

3 March 2016, 20:57 PM

Over 4 || Score 24/0 (Dhawan 1, Rohit 22)

Rohit proved lucky off the third ball as a thick inside edge missed his stumps and ran towards the boundary rope. Opener then break the shackles by hit the bowler for a six over extra covers, followed by a boundary towards cow corner. 16 from the over. 

3 March 2016, 20:53 PM

Over 3 || Score 8/0 (Dhawan 1, Rohit 6)

Naveed to continue. Dhawan is looking a bit cagey in the middle. Excellent over by the seamer as he missed the edge so many times. One from the over.   

 

3 March 2016, 20:50 PM

Over 2 || Score7/0 (Dhawan 1, Rohit 6)

Amjad Javed with the over. Dhawan too opened his account with a single. The seamer started off well. Two from the over. 

3 March 2016, 20:48 PM

Over 1 || Score 5/0 (Dhawan 0, Rohit 5)​

Mohammad Naveed set to bowl the over as Rohit, Dhawan have come to the middle. Rohit opened India's account with a boundary towards cover region. Five from the over. 

3 March 2016, 20:18 PM

Over 20 || Score 81/9 (Raza  0, Ahmed 0)​

Bhuvi to bowl the last over of the innings. He sent Naveed to the pavilion off the 2nd ball. In the penultimate ball, Anwar ran out! Last ball, a dot one. Mere a single came in the last over as UAE put up a small total of 81 in front of India. 

Shaiman Anwar run out 43 (48b)   

Mohammad Naveed c Negi b Kumar 5 (7b)

3 March 2016, 20:14 PM

Over 19 || Score 80/7 (Naveed 5,  Anwar 42)​

Bunrah to bowl the penultimate over of the match. Shaiman Anwar hit a six off the 4th ball, straight over bowlers head to collect nine from the over. 

3 March 2016, 20:09 PM

Over 18 || Score 70/7 (Naveed 2,  Anwar 36)​

Yuvi to continue. Poor batting display by UAE. They have thrown away their wickets. Anwar survived a run out scare. Can UAE touch the three figure mark? 

3 March 2016, 20:03 PM

Over 16 || Score 62/5 (Tariq 0,  Anwar 33)​

Yuvraj into the attack. And he also joined the party by taking his first wicket. Pandya took a super low catch to dismiss Kaleem. Five from the over. 

Muhammad Kaleem c Pandya b Yuvraj Singh 2 (10b) 

 

3 March 2016, 19:59 PM

Over 14 || Score 55/5 (Kaleem 1,  Anwar 27)​

Bhajji with his last over. And he finally picked up a wicket in the form of Javed. Batting collapse for UAE. Three in the over.     

 

Amjad Javed c Negi b Harbhajan Singh 0 (2m 1b) 

 

3 March 2016, 19:49 PM

Over 13 || Score 52/4 (Javed 0,  Anwar 26)​

Debutant Pawan Negi into the attack. Poor start as Shaiman Anwar hit him for a boundary off his 2nd ball. Wicket! Maiden international wicket for Negi. Ten from the over.   

Muhammad Usman c Harbhajan Singh b Negi 9 (15m 12b)

 

3 March 2016, 19:45 PM

Over 12 || Score 42/3 (Usman 7,  Anwar 18)

Bhajji needs wickets to boost his confidence. Tight over by the veteran spinner as three came off it. 

3 March 2016, 19:42 PM

Over 11 || Score 39/3 (Usman 6,  Anwar 16)

Pandya with his 3rd over. Off the 5th ball Usman pulled the bowler towards mid-wicket for a boundary. Then came a double off the last. Seven from the over.