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In pictures: UAE beat Canada in cricket

August 7, 2013

The left-hander did not last long, though, and was caught Jimmy Hansra off Baidwan. Khurram only managed 10 with his team in trouble. Chris Young / The National
The left-hander did not last long, though, and was caught Jimmy Hansra off Baidwan. Khurram only managed 10 with his team in trouble. Chris Young / The National
With UAE and Canada chasing the unlikely dream of qualifying for the ICC World Cup in 2015, they were both bound to be just as competitive as the other. Canada, though, had the ideal start when they won the toss and sent the visitors to bat shortly before???
With UAE and Canada chasing the unlikely dream of qualifying for the ICC World Cup in 2015, they were both bound to be just as competitive as the other. Canada, though, had the ideal start when they won the toss and sent the visitors to bat shortly before???
In came Swapnil Patil who plays aggressively, keeping the Canada bowlers at bay. Chris Young / The National
In came Swapnil Patil who plays aggressively, keeping the Canada bowlers at bay. Chris Young / The National
Khurram Khan, the UAE captain, came in and began playing a few risky shots including one that went past Canada's slips cordon. Chris Young / The National
Khurram Khan, the UAE captain, came in and began playing a few risky shots including one that went past Canada's slips cordon. Chris Young / The National
Swapnil also ran hard between the wickets, constantly leaving the opposition fielders a little unsettled. In the end, though, he perished, bowled out by Daesrath for an attractive 43. Chris Young / The National
Swapnil also ran hard between the wickets, constantly leaving the opposition fielders a little unsettled. In the end, though, he perished, bowled out by Daesrath for an attractive 43. Chris Young / The National
Batting at No 5, Shaiman Anwar immediately went about rebuilding the UAE innings which after 30 overs had yielded 122 runs but with four wickets down. He was joined by Rohan Mustafa, the promising all-rounder, at the crease. Chris Young / The National
Batting at No 5, Shaiman Anwar immediately went about rebuilding the UAE innings which after 30 overs had yielded 122 runs but with four wickets down. He was joined by Rohan Mustafa, the promising all-rounder, at the crease. Chris Young / The National
Shaiman batted for the rest of the innings along with Mustafa, with the former scoring a century off the last ball of their innings. Chris Young / The National
Shaiman batted for the rest of the innings along with Mustafa, with the former scoring a century off the last ball of their innings. Chris Young / The National
Mustafa, left, who himself scored an unbeaten 68 off just 61 deliveries, celebrated Shaiman's century with a nice hug at the end of the UAE innings. Their unbroken partnership had been worth 147 runs. Chris Young / The National
Mustafa, left, who himself scored an unbeaten 68 off just 61 deliveries, celebrated Shaiman's century with a nice hug at the end of the UAE innings. Their unbroken partnership had been worth 147 runs. Chris Young / The National
Mustafa mixed caution with aggression as he provided solid support at the other end for Shaiman. Chris Young / The National
Mustafa mixed caution with aggression as he provided solid support at the other end for Shaiman. Chris Young / The National
With the cushion of 269 runs, Mohammad Naveed, right, bowled an attacking line and unsettled the Canada batsmen. Here, he is seen taking instructions from Khurram. Chris Young / The National
With the cushion of 269 runs, Mohammad Naveed, right, bowled an attacking line and unsettled the Canada batsmen. Here, he is seen taking instructions from Khurram. Chris Young / The National
Naveed also dismissed Nitish Kumar, for 15, as the one-down batsman holed out to Khurram. Chris Young / The National
Naveed also dismissed Nitish Kumar, for 15, as the one-down batsman holed out to Khurram. Chris Young / The National
Naveed appealed unsuccessfully against Canada's Hiral Patel. But not before long the medium pacer castled the opening batsman for just three. Chris Young / The National
Naveed appealed unsuccessfully against Canada's Hiral Patel. But not before long the medium pacer castled the opening batsman for just three. Chris Young / The National
With Canada looking like they were recovering from the early setbacks, Khurram brought himself on to bowl some left-arm spin. Chris Young / The National
With Canada looking like they were recovering from the early setbacks, Khurram brought himself on to bowl some left-arm spin. Chris Young / The National
The Pakistan-born cricketer was eventually rewarded when he bowled Daesrath out for just 10. Canada were reeling by now - at 135 for five. Chris Young / The National
The Pakistan-born cricketer was eventually rewarded when he bowled Daesrath out for just 10. Canada were reeling by now - at 135 for five. Chris Young / The National
Nasir Aziz, right, the UAE off-spinner, then came to the party. He dismissed Rizwan Cheema, the Canada captain, who was stumped out by Abdul Shakoor, the wicketkeeper, for 20. Chris Young / The National
Nasir Aziz, right, the UAE off-spinner, then came to the party. He dismissed Rizwan Cheema, the Canada captain, who was stumped out by Abdul Shakoor, the wicketkeeper, for 20. Chris Young / The National
Canada were scrambling for whatever runs they could get. Here, Baidwan dives safely to reach the crease in time. But it was too little too late for the hosts as the UAE had the game tied up. Chris Young / The National
Canada were scrambling for whatever runs they could get. Here, Baidwan dives safely to reach the crease in time. But it was too little too late for the hosts as the UAE had the game tied up. Chris Young / The National
It was a memorable win for the UAE, one they needed desperately to keep their hopes alive of qualifying for the 2015 World Cup. Khurram was seemingly relieved, smiling up towards the heavens. Chris Young / The National
It was a memorable win for the UAE, one they needed desperately to keep their hopes alive of qualifying for the 2015 World Cup. Khurram was seemingly relieved, smiling up towards the heavens. Chris Young / The National
There was a mini celebration at the break with players congratulating Shaiman for his knock. The tourists had set a competitive 270 as the target for Canada. Chris Young / The National
There was a mini celebration at the break with players congratulating Shaiman for his knock. The tourists had set a competitive 270 as the target for Canada. Chris Young / The National