ACC Trophy 2006 August 24, 2006

UAE and Hong Kong through to final

United Arab Emirates beat Nepal by nine wickets in the semi-final of the ACC Trophy Cricket in Kuala Lumpur

United Arab Emirates beat Nepal by nine wickets in the semi-final of the ACC Trophy Cricket in Kuala Lumpur. Winning the toss, UAE elected to field and bowled Nepal out for 103 in 36.4 overs. UAE crusied to victory in just 18 overs.

UAE will meet Hong Kong in the final after they beat Afghanistan in a match which was set for a good finale before rain brought a premature close.

UAE 105 for 1 (A Ali 75*, S Ali 23*) beat Nepal 103 (Asad 2-24, Silva 3-26, Tauqir 3-30) by nine wickets

Hong Kong 157 beat Afghanistan 108 for 7 by 18 runs (D/L method)

Martin Williamson is executive editor of ESPNcricinfo and managing editor of ESPN Digital Media in Europe, the Middle East and Africa

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