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Ireland 269/5 (50 ov)
United Arab Emirates 270/4 (49 ov)
U.A.E. won by 6 wickets
Player of the match: Chundangapoyil Rizwan
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That would be all from the commentary team of Lavil and Prakhar. Stay logged on to Sports Keeda for all the cricket coverage from around the globe. These two teams will be back on Sunday for the second of the four matches. For now bye and take care! 
Player of the Match is UAE's Rizwan CP. 
UAE 270/4 after 49 overs, beat Ireland by wickets with one over remaining. 

A great day in the annals of UAE cricket. The two heroes of this historic win are the two centurions. CP Rizwan's 109 off 146 balls and Muhammad Usman unbeaten 102 off 107 balls have helped UAE chase down the target of 270. At one stage, with UAE at 51/3 in 12.5 overs, it looked like UAE's chase will fall short at it would be an easy win for Ireland. Then Muhammad Usman and Rizwan CP came together and started the repair job. It was not easy for the two batsmen early on as they played too many dot balls. But once the batsmen had the feel of the pitch and the bowling they started working the ball around and getting the occasional boundaries. The two batsmen played risk-free cricket all the way and constructed the highest partnership for the UAE in ODIs. First Rizwan got to his hundred, then during the end stages of the match, Usman too reached the three-figure mark. Nothing special from the Irish bowlers. Barry McCarthy and Curtis Campher picked two wickets each but the two bowlers got no support from any other bowler. 

Earlier in the day, Paul Stirling's hundred and a fifty from Ireland skipper Andy Balbirnie had helped the visitors to a respectable of 269. 
And UAE create history. This is the first time UAE has beaten Ireland for the first time and more importantly, this is UAE's first win over a Test playing nation. What a special moment for the team! We can only make sense of how big this win is from the fact that only a few months back that Ireland had stunned the reigning World Champions England and today they have been upstaged by UAE. 
Over: 49 | Summary: 4 0 1 0 4 1 Bowler: Barry McCarthy Score: 270/4
48.6 Barry McCarthy to Muhammad Usman, SINGLE AND UAE WIN! Full-length delivery on the pads, Usman flicks it away to deep midwicket and hits the winnings runs to register a maiden victory against Ireland. A memorable win for UAE here as they beat the Irishmen by 6 wickets
48.5 Barry McCarthy to Muhammad Usman, FOUR! AND it's A HUNDRED, MAIDEN FOR USMAN! Full-length delivery on the stumps, Usman thumps the ball down the ground gets a boundary, and celebrates his landmark here. Well done, Muhammad Usman
48.4 Barry McCarthy to Muhammad Usman, back of a length delivery on the top of the off stump, Usman looked to club it but gets an inside edge onto the pads. Ahmed ran so far, saw that Usman wasn't running and made it back safely
48.3 Barry McCarthy to Waheed Ahmed, yorker on the stumps from McCarthy there, Ahmed flicks it away with hard hands towards the legside for a quick single. 5 needed in 9
48.2 Barry McCarthy to Waheed Ahmed, yorker on the stumps from McCarthy, Ahmed gets the ball to tap back to the bowler, no run
The ball seems to have been lost somewhere in the covers. The hunt is on. The ball has been lost and the umpires have asked for a fresh ball. 
48.1 Barry McCarthy to Waheed Ahmed, full toss on the top of the off stump, Waheed Ahmed clears the field with a strong hand and the ball runs away quickly to the ropes for a boundary
Eight runs off the over. Good running between the wickets by Ahmed and Usman. Ahmed should now let Usman get to his hundred. Usman deserves to his ton! 
Over: 48 | Summary: 2 1 1 2 1 1 Bowler: Craig Young Score: 260/4
47.6 Craig Young to Waheed Ahmed, yorker length delivery outside the off stump, Waheed Ahmed digs the ball out and gets a single after tapping the ball to mid-off there. 10 runs needed in 12 balls
47.5 Craig Young to Muhammad Usman, slower length delivery outside off, Usman taps the ball with gentle hands and rushes through the other end to get a single
47.4 Craig Young to Muhammad Usman, full length ball on the pads, Usman flicks it hard to the deep square leg and gets a brace after running the first one hard
47.3 Craig Young to Waheed Ahmed, slower length delivery at the off stump, Ahmed plays it away on the offside for a quick single there, gets Usman on strike
47.2 Craig Young to Muhammad Usman, back fo a length delivery going down the legside, Usman flicks it away to deep square leg for a quick single there
47.1 Craig Young to Muhammad Usman, full length delivery outside off driven away down the ground for a quick brace. Good running between the wickets
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