Clinical West Indies clinch series against UAE

On Tuesday, June 6, with one game remaining, the West Indies conquered the UAE . In a three-match series with two half-centuries from Johnson Charles and Brandon King and a consistent bowling game. Shai Hope’s first series win. As the ODI captain got after the West Indies picked up the bat. He putting up an incredible 306 before limiting the UAE to 228/7.

The majority of the support for the opening stand’s 129 runs was provided by Charles King . Who just scored a century in the previous game. Charles broke his 129-run score in 33 balls. After Charles scored 63 runs off of 47 balls, with 8 fours and 3 sixes, Ali Naseer failed to successfully perform a pull catch to end his innings. King fell for 64 runs in 70 balls, After reaching his half-century . After only 52 balls by Adhitya Shetty, a rookie who hit four fours and as many maximums.

West Indies lost wickets frequently after their crucial opening stand. But there were enough cameos, as five of them each scored 20 or more runs, to help their team beyond 300. Odean Smith entered the game at No. 9, as the Caribbean team’s score had fallen to 249/7. But his 24-ball 37 allowed his team to finish successfully.

The halfway point of the second inning shosts reduced to 95/5 before the hosts. The promising starts of Vriitya Aravind and Aryansh Sharma were unable to capitalize upon . Due to the frequent occurrence of loose balls hit by the top-order batters.

In putting on an 80-run partnership for the sixth wicket, Basil Hameed (49) and Ali Naseer (57) did it at a tempo that was less than 70. Which left the UAE with a lot of work to do in the game’s closing stages. They needed to score 109 runs in the final five overs to win and qualify for the World Cup. They fell short and West Indies easily triumphed.

Brief scores

UAE 228/7 in 50 overs (Ali Naseer 57, Basil Hameed 49; Roston Chase 2-49) fell by West Indies 306 in 49.5 overs (Brandon King 64, Johnson Charles 63; Zahoor Khan 3-44) by 78 runs.

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