The match played at Shere Bangla National Stadium,Mirpur between India and UAE was a one sided affair as India comprehensively won by nine wickets to chase down paltry score of 81 runs.
The match was one of India’s biggest triumph in T20 format in terms of overs remaining.This was dead rubber for India as they are through to the finals of the Asia Cup but was a chance for UAE to play well and bow out from the tournament with pride.
Ashish Nehra,Ravendra Jadeja and Ravi Ashwin were rested as Bhuveshar Kumar,Harbhajan Singh and Pawan Negi slotted into the team and all played the game and took four wickets between them bowling 11 overs.All of three bowlers produced tight spells to suffocate UAE to get all out for such a small score.
UAE won the toss and elected to bat first to set a decent total.The story for UAE was once again the same as there were regular fall of wickets with only premier batsmen Shaiman Anwar scoring 43 runs while others wilted under pressure.
India started off in a quick fashion as openers Rohit Sharma and Shikhar Dhawan played their strokes and wrapped up the victory by nine wickets in tenth over of the innings.
India have been impressive and continue their unbeaten in the Asia Cup as UAE did display moments of quality play in games played but failed to deliver it on a consistent basis throughout the tournament.