Before the T20 World Cup, a warm-up match was played between the West Indies and the UAE, in which the West Indies team won a tremendous victory. Batting first, West Indies scored 152 runs in the allotted 20 overs for the loss of 9 wickets. In reply, UAE team could score only 135 runs for the loss of 6 wickets. In this way West Indies won the match by 17 runs.
West Indies, who came to bat first, did not have a good start and only 22 runs for the team’s 3 wickets fell. Batsmen like Evin Lewis and Johnson Charles were complete flops. After this, Brandon King and Nicholas Pooran took over the innings. Both the batsmen put on an excellent partnership of 95 runs for the fourth wicket. Brandon King scored 64 runs in 45 balls with the help of 7 fours and 2 sixes. Apart from this, Nicholas Pooran scored 46 runs in 31 balls with the help of 5 sixes. Junaid Siddiqui took 5 wickets for just 13 runs for UAE.
UAE team continued to lose their wickets and fell behind the target
The UAE team, chasing the target, kept losing their wickets at regular intervals. Muhammad Wasim scored the most runs for the team. He played an unbeaten innings of 69 runs in just 52 balls with the help of 4 fours and 3 sixes. Jawar Farid scored an unbeaten 29 off 14 balls in the lower order. However, the rest of the batsmen were completely flops. Six batsmen could not even reach the double figures. For West Indies, Ramon Reifer took 3 wickets for just 17 runs in 4 overs. This victory given to West Indies before the start of T20 World Cup is going to boost their spirits.