result
1st ODI (D/N), Dubai, Nov 28 2014, United Arab Emirates v Afghanistan ODI Series
(48.4/50 ov)249/5
U.A.E. won by 5 wickets (with 8 balls remaining)
player of the match
Amjad Ali
United Arab Emirates
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UAE top order guns down 249

UAE's top three batsmen all raised half-centuries, helping the hosts to a five-wicket victory against Afghanistan in Dubai

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Scorecard summary
Afghanistan248/6(50 overs)
United Arab Emirates249/5(48.4 overs)
Amjad Ali67 (79)
Khurram Khan53 (70)
48.4
1
Zadran to Anwar, 1 run

short pitch ball, batsman onto the backfoot and pulls it for a run to win it

48.3
1
Zadran to Chandran, 1 run

full tose, batsman plays it easily to square leg for a run

48.2
1
Zadran to Anwar, 1 run

Onto the backfoot and plays it with gentle hands onto the off-side for a quick run

48.2
1w
Zadran to Anwar, 1 wide

down the leg-side called a wide from the umpire

48.1
Zadran to Anwar, no run

Onto the frontfoot, batsman trying to drive it but misses it

end of over 483 runs
UAE: 245/5CRR: 5.10 RRR: 2.00 • Need 4 from 12b
Krishna Chandran9 (10)
Shaiman Anwar24 (24)
Mohammad Nabi10-0-41-2
Dawlat Zadran9-0-49-0
47.6
M Nabi to Chandran, no run

Onto the frontfoot and drives it back to the bowler

47.5
1
M Nabi to Anwar, 1 run

full tose, batsman gently plays it down to long-on for a run

47.4
M Nabi to Anwar, no run

Outside offstump, and misses it

47.3
M Nabi to Anwar, no run

Onto the frontfoot and drives it back to the bowler

47.2
1
M Nabi to Chandran, 1 run

full ball, once again the batsamn on strike sweeps it behind to fine leg for a run

47.1
1
M Nabi to Anwar, 1 run

full ball on the legstump, batsman sweeps it to fine leg for a run

end of over 476 runs
UAE: 242/5CRR: 5.14 RRR: 2.33 • Need 7 from 18b
Krishna Chandran8 (8)
Shaiman Anwar22 (20)
Dawlat Zadran9-0-49-0
Mohammad Nabi9-0-38-2
46.6
Zadran to Chandran, no run

Full delivery outside off, batsman goes for the maximum but misses the ball

46.5
Zadran to Chandran, no run

Onto the frontfoot and drives it to mid-on no run taken

46.5
1w
Zadran to Chandran, 1 wide

down the legside and called a wide by the umpire

46.4
4
Zadran to Chandran, FOUR runs

full delivery, batsman lofts it over the mid-off fielder for a boundary

46.3
Zadran to Chandran, no run

Outside offstump, batsman misses it trying to drive

46.2
Zadran to Chandran, no run

Onto the backfoot and pulls it but not cleanly to the fielder

46.1
1
Zadran to Anwar, 1 run

Onto the frontfoot and plays it down deep mid-wicket for a run

end of over 466 runs • 1 wicket
UAE: 236/5CRR: 5.13 RRR: 3.25 • Need 13 from 24b
Krishna Chandran4 (3)
Shaiman Anwar21 (19)
Mohammad Nabi9-0-38-2
Dawlat Zadran8-0-43-0
45.6
M Nabi to Chandran, no run

Onto the frontfoot and does a defense

45.5
M Nabi to Chandran, no run

Onto the backfoot for a defense

Match details
ICC Academy, Dubai
TossAfghanistan, elected to bat first
SeriesUnited Arab Emirates v Afghanistan ODI Series
Season2014/15
Player Of The Match
Amjad Ali
Amjad Ali
Series resultUnited Arab Emirates led the 4-match series 1-0
Match numberODI no. 3556
Hours of play (local time)14.00 start, First Session 14.00-17.30, Interval 17.30-18.15, Second Session 18.15-21.45
Match days28 November 2014 - daynight(50-over match)
ODI debut
Afsar Zazai
Afsar Zazai
Andri Berenger
Andri Berenger
Umpires
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Johan Cloete
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Richard Kettleborough
Reserve Umpire
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Sarika Prasad
Match Referee
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David Jukes