UAE vs NEP: After going down 2-1 in the one-day series, UAE drew the first blood in the T20I series by thumping the visitors in the first of the three T20Is by 21 runs. UAE did the same in the ODI series as well when they tamed Nepal in the first ODI by 3 wickets but then lost two on the trot which eventually made them lose the series by 2-1.
Talking about the match, Nepal opted to field first after winning the toss, they did get an early breakthrough in the form of Ashfaq Ahmed who became a victim of Sandeep Lamichhane in the second over of the match. Shaiman Anwar’s 59 and Muhammad Usman’s 30 then steadied the ship which helped them reach a formidable 153 for the loss of 6 wickets.
UAE vs Nepal Playing 11
The probable UAE vs NEP playing 11 is listed below.
Wicket-keeper – G Shabber
Batsmen – Shaiman Anwar, M Boota, Muhammad Usman
All-rounder – CP Rizwan, Ashfaq Ahmed
Bowlers – Zahoor Khan, Imran Haider, Amir Hayat, Mohammad Naveed, S Ahmed
Wicket-keeper – P Airee
Batsmen – S Jora, Gyanendra Malla, Rohit Kumar Paudel
All-rounder – Paras Khadka, DS Ariree, Sompal Kami
Bowlers – S Lamichhane, Basant Regmi, Karan KC, A Bohara
UAE vs Nepal Squads
Mohammed Naveed (c), Sultan Ahmed, Zahoor Khan, Abdul Shakoor, Ashfaq Ahmed, Mohamed Usman, Chirag Suri, Qadeer Ahmed, Fahad Nawaz, Ghulam Shabber, CP Rizwan, Imran Haider, Shaiman Anwar, Mohammed Boota, Amir Hayat.
Paras Khadka (c), Binod Bhandari, Aarif Sheikh, Basant Regmi, Rohit Paudel, Dipendra Singh Airee, Pawan Sarraf, Gyanendra Malla, Sandeep Lamichhane, Pradeep Airee, Avinash Bohara, Sompal Kami, Sundeep Jora, Karan KC, Bhim Sharki, Lalit Rajbanshi.