UAE vs USA: The first game saw UAE Men’s 1 registering a 22 runs victory over their counterparts. Batting first, UAE Men’s 1 banking on wicket-keeper Ghulam Shabber’s scintillating 136 from 133 deliveries posted a formidable 279 on the board. He got ample support from M Usman and M Boota who scored 57 and 44 runs respectively which proved crucial as well.
In reply, the USA got off to a brilliant start scoring 75 runs in the first 12 overs. Opener Xavier Marshall was leading the way with the bat scoring 76 from 98 deliveries. They were going well until a middle-order collapse halted their chase.
United Arab Emirates vs United States Playing 11
UAE Playing 11: G Shabber, Ashfaq Ahmed, C Suri, Mohammad Usman, CP Rizwan, M Boota, Zahoor Khan, Rohan Mustafa, Qadeer Ahmed, Imran Haider, Tahir Latif (Doubt: Mohammad Naveed)
USA Playing 11: J Malhotra, Xavier Marshall, Jannisar Khan, Monank Patel, A Jones, S Taylor, Hayden Walsh, Timil Patel, S Netravalkar, R Silva, N Kenjige.
United Arab Emirates vs United States Squads:
Rohan Mustafa, Muhammad Usman, Ghulam Shabbir, Rameez Shahzad, Muhammad Boota, Zahoor Khan, Ashfaq Ahmed, Shaiman Anwar, CP Rizwan, Chirag Suri, Muhammad Naveed (C), Ahmed Raza, Imran Haider, Tahir Latif, Amir Hayat, Qadeer Ahmed
Timil Patel, Jan Nisar Khan, Hayden Walsh Jr, Roy Silva, Xavier Marshall, Monank Patel, Muhammad Ali Khan, Saurabh Netravalkar (c), Aaron Jones, Jaskaran Malhotra, Nosthush Kenjige, Jasdeep Singh, Steven Taylor, Elmore Hutchinson