125/10 (20.0 ov)IRE
UAE 129/5 (17.0 ov)
CRR: 7.58 | United Arab Emirates beat Ireland by 5 wickets

United Arab Emirates beat IRE by 5 wickets | Ireland vs UAE, Highlights And Cricket Score 9th T20 Match

ICC Men�s T20 World Cup Qualifier, 2019

Date: Oct 19, 2019 Start Time: 21:00 IST | 15:30 GMT | 19:30 Local
Venue: Sheikh Zayed Stadium, Abu Dhabi

Ireland vs UAE Highlights And Cricket Score 9th Match - T20 Summary

End of Over : 17.0 UAE: 129/5

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UAE skipper, Ahmed Raza, says that it is a great feeling and a real morale booster for his team. Feels that Stirling batted really well and they knew he likes to take the innings deep. On being asked about Mustafa's approach at the start, Raza replies that he knows Rohan for more than 10 years now and he is one of the most experienced members of the squad. Mentions that Rohan knows his role and he does not need to be reminded about that. Raza is delighted to be on the winning side as a captain.

Ireland skipper, Gary Wilson, feels that Rohan Mustafa killed the game at the start with his stroke making. Says that the UAE bowled really well and they adapted to the conditions better than them. Credits Ahmed Raza and especially Rohan Mustafa as he took a 4-fer and also scored quickfire runs. He is looking forward to the next game and is confident that they will bounce back.

Man of the Match, Rohan Mustafa, feels that he bowled really well. Shares that he had practiced death bowling and that proved to be very fruitful for him. Further adds that they wanted to bowl slow as they saw in their previous match how it affected them. Tells that they knew that it was not easy to clear the boundaries as the ground is very big. On his death bowling, Mustafa replies that he is used to bowling in the death overs even in the Canadian T20 League. He states that they decided to attack the spinners from the word go and believes that luck was also on his side today.

Ireland will be disappointed with their overall performance. Their batsmen didn't apply themselves on a demanding surface and it was only Paul Stirling who showed the stomach for a fight. But a flurry of wickets in the backend of their batting innings hurt them badly and they suffered a humiliating loss. The move to start with spinners backfired on the Irish team and post that, skipper Gary Wilson didn't show enough faith in his tweakers. The speedsters bowled their hearts out but there wasn't much help for them. It's a reality check for them and they have to revisit their strategies before the next match.

A chase well-planned in the end by the home team! They knew that the pitch will slow down and stroke making won't be easy and hence pressed on the accelerator inside the Powerplay. Rohan Mustafa took the charge and then the pair of Darius D'Silva and Muhammad Usman continued with the momentum. The early onslaught meant that there was no scoreboard pressure on UAE and in spite of some good bowling by Ireland, the hosts sailed home with 3 overs to spare.

Thumping victory for UAE! They got outplayed last evening and have bounced back to thrash one of the pre-tournament favourites in Ireland. It was the Rohan Mustafa all-round show that hurt the Irish team! He first claimed a 4-wicket haul and then provided the early impetus to the run chase. His innings caught Ireland off guard and they never really recovered.

16.6 4

Mark Adair to Waheed Ahmed. FOUR! UAE win by 5 wickets and with three overs left! A full toss on the pads, Ahmed picks it up and lifts it over the infield for a boundary at mid-wicket. Smiles return in the home team's camp.

16.5 1

Mark Adair to Mohammad Boota. Width on offer outside off, Boota gets it away off the bottom edge towards gully for one.

16.4 0

Mark Adair to Mohammad Boota. Soft outside edge! Slower in pace and it's on a length outside off. Boota pushes inside the line and gets an outside edge. It goes on one bounce to the keeper.

16.3 0

Mark Adair to Mohammad Boota. A low full toss on off, Boota tries flicking but it takes the leading half of his bat and rolls to the left of mid off.

16.2 1

Mark Adair to Waheed Ahmed. Slower one, on a length and wide outside off, Ahmed winds up for a big shot but after realizing the slowness of the delivery, he just plays it down to point for one.

16.1 1

Mark Adair to Mohammad Boota. Good length delivery outside off, Boota guides it down to third man for a run.

End of Over : 16 7 Runs 17.0: 122/5
15.6 0

Shane Getkate to Waheed Ahmed. The batsman rocks onto the back foot and punches the ball.

15.5 0

Shane Getkate to Waheed Ahmed. Good length delivery just outside off, Ahmed looks to guide it fine towards third man but misses.

15.4 6

Shane Getkate to Waheed Ahmed. SIX! Full length ball and Waheed sends this delivery packing over mid-wicket as he plays a slog for a maximum.

15.3 W

Shane Getkate to Waheed Ahmed. OUT! RUN OUT! Disaster strikes twice for UAE! Shoddy running to say the least. Fullish ball just outside off, Waheed Ahmed plays this one towards the off side and sets off for a run. However, he then denies his partner and D'Silva is sold down the river. The fielder there, Dockrell, picks it up and throws it to the bowler who dislodges the bails in no time. Wicket number 5 down for UAE and they would want to improve on their running between the wickets in the next game.

15.2 1

Shane Getkate to Darius D'Silva. On the pads of Darius, he flicks it towards square leg for a single.

15.1 0

Shane Getkate to Darius D'Silva. Good length ball on middle and leg, pushed toward mid on.

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