Pakistan vs UAE 5th Match Pepsi Austral-Asia Cup 1994 Article

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Read the articles of Pakistan vs UAE 5th Match Pepsi Austral-Asia Cup 1994 - Pepsi Austral-Asia Cup tournament of the 5th ODI match played between United Arab Emirates and Pakistan at Sharjah in 17th April 1994.

Bowlers attack, Unbeaten half-centuries from Aamer Sohail, Inzamam-ul-Haq helped to Pakista cruise nine-wicket victory over UAE and enter into semi-finals in the Astal-Asia Cup fifth match.

* Pakistan's crushing victory ensured that they and India would be in the last four in a point table.

* It was a disappointing performance by the United Arab Emirates after their promising debut four days earlier in the Austral-Asia Cup tournament.

United Arab Emirates were 68 for 6 at the mid-point of their innings, though a 57-run stand between Johanne Samarasekera and Arshad Laiq took them well into three figures.

UAE scored modest total of 145 for all-out in 49.5 overs with top scorer by Johanne Samarasekara scored a unbeaten 31 off consuming 75-balls, Arshad Laeeq struck 31 off consumed 68-balls included two-fours and two-sixes, Riaz Poonawala scored 21 and Saleem Raza 16.

Pakistan best bowler by Wasim Akram, Ata-ur-Rehman and Saleem Malik each picked up 3-wickets.

Pakistan chased 146-1 in 23.1 overs with top scorer by Aamer Sohail cracked a unbeaten 51 off 67-balls including seven-fours, Inzamam-ul-Haq smashed a unbeaten 50 off 47-balls included nine boundaries and Saeed Anwar hit 39 off 28-balls with 6-fours and a six with strike rate of 139.28.

UAE best bowler by Saleem Raza took one-wicket for 17-runs in 3-overs.

Ata-ur-Rehman named Player of the match for his pace bowling attack to picking up 3-wickets for 32-runs in 9.5 overs.