UAE vs Ireland 1st ODI 2021 Highlights

Cricket Highlights - UAE vs Ireland 1st ODI 2021

Watch the highlights of UAE vs Ireland 1st ODI 2021 - Ireland tour of United Arab Emirates (UAE) 4-match one-day international series of the 1st ODI match played between Ireland and United Arab Emirates at Sheikh Zayed Stadium, Abu Dhabi in 08th January 2021.

UAE vs Ireland 1st ODI 2021 Highlights
Muhammad Usman scored at a strike-rate of 95.33 © Peter Della Penna

Maiden centuries from Chundangapoyil Rizwan and Muhammad Usman leads to United Arab Emirates register a their historic first ODI win against Ireland by six-wickets, despite a brilliant century from Paul Stirling and take a 1-0 lead in the first ODI.

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* This is the United Arab Emirates' first ever ODI win against Ireland in 7 matches.

* 102 : Paul Stirling and Andy Balbirnie set up the second highest second-wicket partnership for Ireland against UAE in One-day internationals.

* 2 : Paul Stirling equalled a joint most centuries hit by an Ireland batsman against UAE in One-day internationals, jointly with 2-hundreds by William Porterfield.

* 184 : Chundangapoyil Rizwan and Muhammad Usman set up the record fourth-wicket partnership for UAE in One-day internationals, previously held by the 144-run stand between Rameez Shahzad and Shaiman Anwar against West Indies at Harare in 2018.

Ireland scored 269-5 in 50 overs with top scorer by Paul Stirling 131 not out off 131-balls - which was his 10th ODI hundred and his second century against UAE in ODIs.

Andy Balbirnie struck 53 off 61-balls including 5-fours, Curtis Campher scored 24 off 30-balls included 3-fours.

Kevin O'Brien hit 23 off 22-balls including 5-fours and Gareth Delany 21 not out.

UAE best bowler by Rohan Mustafa takes 2-wickets, Ahmed Raza, Palaniapan Meiyappan both took 1-wickets and Debutant Kashif Daud - who took one-wicket on his debut ODI match.

UAE chased 270-4 in 49 overs with top scorer by Chundangapoyil Rizwan 109 off 136-balls - which was his 1st ODI hundred.

Muhammad Usman 102 not out off 107-balls - which was his 1st ODI hundred - including 7-fours & 3-sixes, Waheed Ahmed 18 not out and Zawar Farid 15.

Ireland best bowler by Curtis Campher and Barry McCarthy both took 2-wickets.

Chundangapoyil Rizwan named Player of the match for his  match-winning brilliant 109-runs knocked off facing 136-balls including 9-fours & a six.