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Match Day

131dThe Report by Alagappan Muthu in Mirpur

Pakistan overcome hiccups for seven-wicket win

Pakistan tried to sink their teeth into the target and suddenly found it was more than they could chew. The top three fell early, but Shoaib Malik and Umar Akmal buckled down and took Pakistan to a seven-wicket victory against UAE in Mirpur

Record stand


Partnership between Shoaib Malik and Umar Akmal - highest for the fourth wicket in T20Is. Prev highest: 112* between Morgan and Pietersen v Pak, Dubai, 2011-12.

Top bowling


No. of better economy rates in T20Is than Amir's 1.50, when bowling full quota of 4 overs. Only Hong Kong's Aizaz Khan had economy of 1.00 v Nepal in 2014-15.

Failed starts everytime


No. of wkts lost by UAE in the powerplays in this Asia Cup, in the main round. 4 wkts vs SL, 2 vs Ban and 3 in this match.

A century


Teams who have played 100 T20Is, before this. Pakistan becomes the first team to appear in 100 T20Is in this match.