Result
4th Match, Abu Dhabi, Jan 15 2017, Group A (N), Desert T20 Challenge
152/7
(20 ov, target 153)
153/4
U.A.E. won by 6 wickets (with 0 balls remaining)
Player Of The Match
United Arab Emirates
1:44
1y
• The Report by Peter Della Penna in Abu Dhabi

Fielding costs Namibia as UAE clinch last-ball victory

Namibia made for overly generous guests, dropping three chances and giving away plenty more runs in misfields to allow tournament hosts UAE to escape with a last-ball win by six wickets

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Scorecard summary
Namibia152/7(20 overs)
United Arab Emirates153/4(20 overs)
end of over 207 runs • 1 wicket
UAE: 153/4CRR: 7.65 
Muhammad Usman8 (5)
Amjad Javed0 (0)
Jan Frylinck4-0-34-1
JJ Smit3-0-24-0
19.6
1
Frylinck to Muhammad Usman, 1 run
full ball, comes down the track, pushed over mid on, good winning hit
19.5
w
Frylinck to Shaiman Anwar, OUT
hits it to mid on, drops a sitter, Shaiman runs in casually, good throw by Erasmus, Shaiman way out of his crease
Shaiman Anwar run out (Erasmus) 53 (53b 1x4 2x6) SR: 100.00
19.4
2
Frylinck to Shaiman Anwar, 2 runs
slower ball, comes down the track, hits it to long on, fielder comes in quick and throws it to the keeper, missed by the keeper, clear chance goes begging
19.3
1
Frylinck to Muhammad Usman, 1 run
drifting middle leg, moves across and clips it behind square
19.2
1
Frylinck to Shaiman Anwar, 1 run
fullish length, driven to covers
19.1
2
Frylinck to Shaiman Anwar, 2 runs
pushed past the diving cover fielder, good quick running
end of over 199 runs • 1 wicket
UAE: 146/3CRR: 7.68 • RRR: 7.00
Shaiman Anwar48 (49)
Muhammad Usman6 (3)
JJ Smit3-0-24-0
Jan Frylinck3-0-27-1
18.6
1
Smit to Shaiman Anwar, 1 run
full toss, driven to long off
18.5
1
Smit to Muhammad Usman, 1 run
high full toss, hits it to covers
18.4
1
Smit to Shaiman Anwar, 1 run
low full toss, squirts it behind point
18.3
1
Smit to Muhammad Usman, 1 run
yorker, well dug out, sneak a quick run
18.2
4
Smit to Muhammad Usman, FOUR runs
low full toss, lofts it over mid off, few bounces and into the fence
18.1
w
Smit to Rameez Shahzad, 1 run, OUT
low full toss, hits it to sweeper cover, Snyman comes in quick and throws a hard ball to the keeper, Rameez falls short
Rameez Shahzad run out (Snyman/†Kotze) 11 (16b 0x4 0x6) SR: 68.75
end of over 189 runs
UAE: 137/2CRR: 7.61 • RRR: 8.00
Rameez Shahzad10 (15)
Shaiman Anwar46 (47)
Jan Frylinck3-0-27-1
Colin Peake4-0-14-0
17.6
1
Frylinck to Rameez Shahzad, 1 run
low full toss, hits it back to the bowler, gets a hand to it, goes to long on for an easy single
17.5
1
Frylinck to Shaiman Anwar, 1 run
full and wide again, Shaiman charges the bowler and reaches for it, pushed to long off
17.4
1
Frylinck to Rameez Shahzad, 1 run
full and wide again, driven to long off
17.3
1
Frylinck to Shaiman Anwar, 1 run
length ball, driven hard to long on
17.3
1w
Frylinck to Shaiman Anwar, 1 wide
full toss, way outside offstump, Shaiman charges, leaves it alone, FREE HIT still on
17.3
1nb
Frylinck to Shaiman Anwar, 1 no ball
full toss, wide outside offstump, Shaiman goes for it, misses it, Frylinck oversteps, FREE HIT TIME!!
Match details
Sheikh Zayed Stadium, Abu Dhabi
TossNamibia , elected to bat first
SeriesDesert T20 Challenge 2017
Player Of The Match
Mohammad Naveed
Season2016/17
Hours of play (local time)19.00 start, First Session 19.00-20.25 Interval 20.25-20.45, Second Session 20.45-22.10
Match days15 January 2017 - night match (20-over match)
Twenty20 debut
Colin Peake
Umpires
Ahmed Shah Durrani
Buddhi Pradhan
Reserve Umpire
Tabarak Dar
Match Referee
Graeme Labrooy
PointsUnited Arab Emirates 2, Namibia 0