Pakistan beat UAE by 129 runs in World Cup


NAPIER, New Zealand: Pakistan registered their second win in World Cup Pool B with a clinical 129-run triumph against the United Arab Emirates in Napier on Wednesday.

Opener Ahmed Shehzad (93), Haris Sohail (70) and skipper Misbah-ul-Haq (65) were the main run-getters in Pakistan’s 339-6 after they were put into bat.

Left-arm paceman Manjula Guruge took a career best 4-56.

UAE were restricted to 210-8 in their 50 overs with Shaiman Anwar hitting a solid 62.

Pakistan now have four points in four games while UAE have lost all their four matches.

AFP

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