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. 

3 March 2016, 19:40 PM

Over 10 || Score 32/3 (Usman 0,  Anwar 15)

Bhajji to continue. But this time the offie proved costly as he conceded seven in the over. 

3 March 2016, 19:36 PM

Over 9 || Score 25/3 (Usman 0,  Anwar 10)

UAE in trouble as Pandya gave them the third blow in the form of Mustafa, who got out after scoring mere 11. UAE in deep trouble. Another wicket maiden by the Indians. 

Rohan Mustafa c Kohli b Pandya 11 (22b)

3 March 2016, 19:29 PM

Over 8 || Score 25/2 (Mustafa 11,  Anwar 10)

Here comes Harbhajan Singh. Finally paying his first match since making a comeback into the national fold. And he started off with a maiden. 

3 March 2016, 19:27 PM

Over 7 || Score 25/2 (Mustafa 11,  Anwar 10)

First bowling change! Hardik Pandya to bowl the over. Pandya leaked first run in the form of a wide. Still four runs came out of it.  

3 March 2016, 19:23 PM

Over 6 || Score 21/2 (Mustafa 11,  Anwar 7)

Rash shots are working for UAE at the moment. They are getting boundaries via edges. Mustafa collected his 2nd boundary off the second ball. Once again seven runs came from the over. 

3 March 2016, 19:21 PM

Over 5 || Score 14/2 (Mustafa 6,  Anwar 5)

Bhuvi to continue. Good over for UAE as seven came off it, along with a boundary. 

3 March 2016, 19:14 PM

Over 4 || Score 7/2 (Mustafa 1,  Anwar 4)

Bumrah to continue. Shahzad Out! Bumrah picked up his first wicket as Shahzad walked back to the pavilion for a duck. Shaiman Anwar came in to bat and opened his account with his a boundary.   

Mohammad Shahzad c Raina b Bumrah 0 (4b)

3 March 2016, 19:07 PM

Over 3 || Score 1/1 (Mustafa 0, Shahzad 0)

Bhuvneshwar gave India the first breakthrough as he got the wicket of Patil. Mohammad Shahzad is the new man in. It's maiden wicket from the seamer.  

SP Patil c & b Kumar 1 (10m 9b)

3 March 2016, 19:03 PM

Over 2 || Score 1/0 (Mustafa 0, Swapnil 1)

Jasprit Bumrah to bowl the over. Patil took a single off the 5th ball to open UAE's account. That's all from the over.

3 March 2016, 18:57 PM

Over 1 || Score 0/0 (Mustafa 0, Swapnil 0)

Bhuvneshwar Kumar to start the proceedings for India, while, Rohan Mustafa and Swapnil Patil are set to open the innings for UAE. The seamer start off with a maiden. 

3 March 2016, 18:54 PM

IND XI: RG Sharma, S Dhawan, V Kohli, S Raina, Y Singh, H Pandya, MS Dhoni, P Negi, H Singh, B Kumar, J Bumrah

UAE XI: R Mustafa, M Kaleem, Mohammad Shahzad, S Anwar, M Usman, S Patil, A Javed, F Tariq, M Naveed, A Raza, Q Ahmed

3 March 2016, 18:51 PM

UAE won the toss and elected to bat first. 

3 March 2016, 18:16 PM

India skipper MS Dhoni inspected the pitch ahead of the match. 

3 March 2016, 18:12 PM

Diminutive Negi is set to make his international debut. Big big day for the Delhi boy. 

3 March 2016, 18:09 PM

3 March 2016, 18:08 PM