After two awful pursues in the Asia Cup, UAE commander Amjad Javed chose to bat first and trusted their great rocking the bowling alley assault could unite as one at the end of the day and guard an aggregate in the area of "120 to 130." They rolled out one improvement with Sialkot-conceived Usman Mushtaq coming into the XI set up of Saqlain Haider.
Pakistan rolled out an improvement too with quick bowler Wahab Riaz taking a rest and left-arm spinner Mohammad Nawaz making his presentation. The 21-year old is the most youthful individual from the squad and had a fine Pakistan Super League - 13 wickets in 10 coordinates, the best by a spinner and some magnificent handling shows.
Shahid Afridi, Pakistan's chief, had focused on the significance of senior players venturing up and being reliable while batting, with the World T20 quick drawing closer. Conditions in Mirpur ought to offer them in such manner, with a great part of the grass some assistance with shaving off the pitch. The surface being utilized today is likewise at the side of the square, making one of the square limits very short in contrast with the other.
Pakistan 1 Mohammad Hafeez, 2 Sharjeel Khan, 3 Khurram Manzoor, 4 Shoaib Malik, 5 Umar Akmal, 6 Shahid Afridi (capt), 7 Sarfraz Ahmed (wk), 8 Mohammad Nawaz, 9 Mohammad Sami, 10 Mohammad Amir, 11 Mohammad Irfan
UAE 1 Rohan Mustafa, 2 Mohammad Shahzad, 3 Muhammad Kaleem, 4 Shaiman Anwar, 5 Amjad Javed (capt), 6 Mohammad Usman, 7 Swapnil Patil (wk), 8 Usman Mushtaq, 9 Fahad Tariq, 10 Mohammad Naveed, 11 Ahmed Raza