Hong Kong defeated UAE in the final Asia Cup 2022 qualifier match on Wednesday to qualify for the group stage, and they will join India and Pakistan.
UAE vs Hong Kong 2022
Hong Kong defeated UAE by 8 wickets in a thrilling match on Wednesday to qualify for the group stage of Asia Cup 2022. They remained unbeaten during the Asia Cup qualifiers and finished top of the table. Hong Kong will join India and Pakistan in group A, with all six participants now confirmed for the continental tournament.
UAE vs Hong Kong (Playing XI): Muhammad Waseem, Chirag Suri, Vriitya Aravind(w), Chundangapoyil Rizwan(c), Aryan Lakra, Basil Hameed, Zawar Farid, Sultan Ahmed, Karthik Meiyappan, Kashif Daud, Junaid Siddique
Hong Kong (Playing XI): Yasim Murtaza, Nizakat Khan(c), Babar Hayat, Kinchit Shah, Aizaz Khan, Scott McKechnie(w), Zeeshan Ali, Haroon Arshad, Ehsan Khan, Mohammad Ghazanfar, Ayush Shukla
Hong Kong will face the United Arab Emirates (UAE) in the final match of the Asia Cup 2022 qualifier at the Al Amerat Cricket Ground in Muscat, Oman.
Both teams are locked in a battle for the top spot of the four-team league after Kuwait’s thumping win over Singapore earlier on Wednesday. The winner of the league stage will proceed to the secondary stage of the Asia Cup and join India and Pakistan in Group A.
A win will seal Hong Kong’s qualification with its third win in as many games. However, UAE (two points and NRR: 1.045) will need a big win to topple Hong Kong and Kuwait which has a superior NRR (1.647).
So the group stage is all set with India, Pakistan and Hong Kong set to battle it out in group A, while Bangladesh, Afghanistan and Sri Lanka were already confirmed in group B.
United Arab Emirates Squad: Muhammad Waseem, Chirag Suri, Vriitya Aravind(w), Chundangapoyil Rizwan(c), Aryan Lakra, Basil Hameed, Zawar Farid, Sultan Ahmed, Karthik Meiyappan, Junaid Siddique, Sabir Ali, Rohan Mustafa, Zahoor Khan, Fahad Nawaz, Alishan Sharafu, Kashif Daud, Ahmed Raza
Hong Kong Squad: Yasim Murtaza, Nizakat Khan(c), Babar Hayat, Kinchit Shah, Aizaz Khan, Scott McKechnie(w), Zeeshan Ali, Haroon Arshad, Ehsan Khan, Mohammad Ghazanfar, Ayush Shukla, Wajid Shah, Aftab Hussain, Dhananjay Rao, Mohammad Waheed, Ahan Trivedi, Ateeq Iqbal
Where to watch UAE vs Hong Kong Asia Cup 2022 qualifier?
The UAE vs Hong Kong Asia Cup qualifier match will be telecast on the Star Sports Network and streamed online on Hotstar from 9:30PM IST.
Two teams from each group will qualify for the Super 4 round of Asia Cup 2022, with all four teams then playing each other once in round-robin format. The two teams who will finish at the top after the conclusion of Super 4 stage will reach the final of Asia Cup.
Sri Lanka and Afghanistan get things underway on Saturday, August 27, with the final slated to be played on September 11.
Talking about the match between Hong Kong and UAE, Nizakat’s men had won the toss and they chose to bowl first. Captain CP Rizwan (49 off 44) and Zawar Farid (41 off 27) helped the hosts to a score of 147 in 19.3 overs, as UAE were bowled out.
HK vs UAE Dream11 Prediction, Fantasy Cricket Tips, Dream11 Team, Playing XI, Pitch Report, Injury Update- Asia Cup T20 Qualifier
HK vs UAE Asia Cup T20 Qualifier Match 6 Preview:
The Asia Cup T20 Qualifier will see its sixth match of the tournament between Hong Kong and the United Arab Emirates.
Hong Kong will be squaring off against the United Arab Emirates for the first time in the sixth match of the Asia Cup T20 Qualifier.
Hong Kong is currently placed at the top of the points table of the Asia Cup T20 Qualifier whereas the United Arab Emirates is currently placed at the second spot on the points table.
Hong Kong played two matches in the Asia Cup T20 Qualifier where they won both of those matches while the United Arab Emirates also played two matches in this tournament where they won one game.
Chirag Suri is a right-handed batsman from the United Arab Emirates. He has hammered 88 runs in this tournament so far.
Waseem Muhammad is a right-handed batsman and right-arm medium pacer from the United Arab Emirates. He has smacked 93 runs in this tournament so far.
HK vs UAE Asia Cup T20 Qualifier Match 6 Captain and Vice-Captain Choices:
Captain – Basil Hameed, Chirag Churi
Vice-Captain – Waseem Muhammad, Junaid Siddique
Suggested Playing XI No.1 for HK vs UAE Dream11 Team:
Keeper – Vritiya Aravind
Batsmen – Kinchit Shah, Chirag Suri, Waseem Muhammad (VC)
All-rounders – Basil Hammeed (C), Aizaz Khan, Yasim Murtaza