result
1st Match, Group A, Harare, Mar 4 2018, ICC Cricket World Cup Qualifier
(25.5/28 ov, target 170)113
U.A.E. won by 56 runs (D/L method)
player of the match
Mohammad Naveed
United Arab Emirates
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Scorecard summary
United Arab Emirates221/10(49.4 overs)
Rohan Mustafa95 (136)
Ashfaq Ahmed50 (56)
Norman Vanua4/39(9.4)
Alei Nao2/42(10)
Papua New Guinea113/10(25.5 overs)
25.5
W
Naveed to Vanua, OUT
Norman Vanua c Rameez Shahzad b Mohammad Naveed 20 (18m 22b 1x4 1x6) SR: 90.91
25.4
Naveed to Vanua, no run
25.3
1
Naveed to Nao, 1 run
25.2
Naveed to Nao, no run
25.1
Naveed to Nao, no run
end of over 255 runs • 1 wicket
PNG: 112/9CRR: 4.48 • RRR: 19.33 • Need 58 from 18b
Norman Vanua20 (20)
Alei Nao1 (1)
Amir Hayat3-0-13-1
Rohan Mustafa4-1-11-1
24.6
2
Amir Hayat to Vanua, 2 runs
24.5
1
Amir Hayat to Nao, 1 run
24.4
W
Amir Hayat to Soper, OUT
Chad Soper b Amir Hayat 19 (14m 18b 0x4 1x6) SR: 105.56
24.3
Amir Hayat to Soper, no run
24.2
1
Amir Hayat to Vanua, 1 run
24.1
1
Amir Hayat to Soper, 1 run
end of over 245 runs
PNG: 107/8CRR: 4.45 • RRR: 9.00 • Need 63 from 42b
Chad Soper18 (15)
Norman Vanua17 (18)
Rohan Mustafa4-1-11-1
Imran Haider5-1-21-2
23.6
1
Mustafa to Soper, 1 run
23.5
1
Mustafa to Vanua, 1 run
23.4
1
Mustafa to Soper, 1 run
23.3
1b
Mustafa to Vanua, 1 bye
23.2
Mustafa to Vanua, no run
23.1
1
Mustafa to Soper, 1 run
end of over 238 runs
PNG: 102/8CRR: 4.43 • RRR: 9.13 • Need 73 from 48b
Norman Vanua16 (15)
Chad Soper15 (12)
Imran Haider5-1-21-2
Ahmed Raza5.5-2-23-0
22.6
Imran Haider to Vanua, no run
22.5
Imran Haider to Vanua, no run
22.4
1
Imran Haider to Soper, 1 run
Match details
Harare Sports Club
TossPapua New Guinea, elected to field first
SeriesICC Cricket World Cup Qualifier
Season2017/18
Player Of The Match
Mohammad Naveed
Mohammad Naveed
Match numberODI No. 3984
Match days04 March 2018 - day match (50-over match)
ODI debut
Jason Kila
Jason Kila
Umpires
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Shaun George
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Simon Fry
Reserve Umpire
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Langton Rusere
Match Referee
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Graeme Labrooy
PointsUnited Arab Emirates 2, Papua New Guinea 0