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Match Day

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Fundamentals pay off for finisher Williams

Sean Williams had felt flustered when he came in with the match in the balance against South Africa, but he quickly learned his lesson against the UAE

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Sean Williams stars in Zimbabwe win over UAE

Sean Williams bailed Zimbabwe out of trouble with an unbeaten 76 that helped his side beat UAE by four wickets in their World Cup 2015 Pool B encounter played at the Saxon Oval, Nelson on Thursday.

Preview

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UAE back and looking for scalps

Far from the cavernous MCG, where they played a warm-up match against Australia last week, the UAE will begin their World Cup campaign in the small New Zealand city of Nelson on Thursday

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Zimbabwe looking to build on SA showing

Elton Chigumbura, the Zimbabwe captain, has said his men will enter their match against UAE in Nelson with some confidence after their encouraging performance against South Africa

Welcome back UAE

19

Years since UAE last played in a World Cup. This is the second longest gap between World Cups (Canada, 24 years).

World Cup Oldies

43

Khurram Khan's age, making him the third oldest player to play in a World Cup after Nolan Clarke (47) and John Traicos (44)