MIRPUR: Pakistan cricket team beat UAE by seven wickets courtesy Shoaib Malik and Umar Akmal brilliant partnership of 114 runs in ongoing Asia Cup 2016, played at Sher-e-Bangla Cricket Stadium, Dhaka. UAE skipper Mjad Javed chose to bat first after winning the toss, and managed to score decent score after surviving the Mohammad Amir’s spell.
Skipper Amjad Javed helped UAE team to set a defending total on scoreboard as he scored quick 26 runs in last overs of the inning to take the score to 129/6.
Pakistan’s top order failed once again, loosing three early wicket for just 17 runs in 4th over, leaving middle order in a huge huge pressure.
But, Umar Akmal (50*) and Shoaib Malik (63*) lifted the side and from 17/3 in 3.1 over, took Pakistan to victory line with 8 balls left.