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England vs UAE 7th Match Wills World Cup 1996 Highlights

Cricket Highlights - England vs UAE 7th Match Wills World Cup 1996


Watch the highlights of England vs UAE 7th Match Wills World Cup 1996 - 1996 Wills World Cup tournament of the 7th ODI match played between United Arab Emirates (UAE) and England at Arbab Niaz Stadium, Peshawar in 18th February 1996.

All-round performance from Neil Smith leads to England cruised to an eight-wicket victory over United Arab Emirates but their celebration were overshadowed by an injury to Craig White ruled him out of the World-Cup in a one-sided game of the seventh match of Wills World Cup

* England Off-spinner Neil Smith making his World Cup debut, captured 3 for 29.

UAE scored modest total of 136 for all-out in 48.3 overs with top scorer by Mazhar Hussain struck 33 off 59-balls including six boundaries, Johanne Samarasekera 29 and Mohammad Aslam 23.

England best bowler by Neil Smith picked up 3-wickets for 29-runs in 9.3-overs, Phil DeFreitas, Dominic Cork both took 2-wickets and one for Darren Gough - Richard IlIingworth.

England chased 140-2 in 35 overs with top scorer by Graham Thorpe cracked a unbeaten 44 off 66-balls including 5-fours, Neil Smith retired ill for 27 off 31-balls included 4-fours, Alec Stewart 23 and Michael Atherton 20.

UAE best bowler by Arshad Laeeq and Azhar Saeed both took one-wickets.

Neil Smith named Player of the match for a fine all-round performance in his first World Cup appearance, He helped to get the England innings off to a good start but had to retire with his score at 27 when he became ill on the field.