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Saturday, March 7, 2020

Neil Smith 3-29 - England vs UAE 7th Match Wills World Cup 1996 Highlights

Cricket Highlights - Neil Smith 3-29 - England vs UAE 7th Match Wills World Cup 1996


Watch the highlights of Neil Smith 3-29 - England vs UAE 7th Match Wills World Cup 1996 - 1996 Wills World Cup tournament of the 7th ODI match played between New Zealand and England at Motera, Ahmedabad in 14th 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 rest of the 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 scored 29 off 39-balls included 3-fours and Mohammad Aslam 23.

England best bowler by Neil Smith picked up 3-wickets, Phil DeFreitas, Dominic Cork both took two-wickets and one for Darren Gough - Richard IlIingworth.

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