Oman and UAE played out a highly competitive 2-match OD (50-overs) series at Al Amerat on 03rd & 04th Apr 2019, before heading for their respective assignments in the African region.
While Oman will be travelling to Namibia to take part in the ICC WCL Division 2 tournament, UAE will undertake their first ever bi-lateral ODI series in Zimbabwe. Both sides were playing their full strength XI’s in the two matches and both the games were closely fought with one win each for Oman and UAE.
Zeeshan Maqsood and Aqib Ilyas made their comebacks into the Oman squad after missing out the T20I quadrangular series against Ireland/Scotland/Netherlands and the 3-match OD series against Scotland in Feb/Mar 2019.
UAE 252 all out in 50 overs (Rohan Mustafa 78, Muhammad Usman 36, Shaiman Anwar 35, Mohammad Boota 26, Khawar Ali 5/48, Kaleemullah 3/37, Bilal Khan 1/34) lost to Oman 254/8 in 49.3 overs (Jatinder Singh 71, Mohammad Nadeem 57, Sandeep Goud 48, Suraj Kumar 28, Sultan Ahmed 2/46, Shaiman Anwar 2/3, Mohammad Naveed 1/33, Rohan Mustafa 1/40) by 2 wickets
UAE 238/7 in 50 overs (Ashfaq Ahmed 55, Mohammad Boota 45 retired out, Ghulam Shabber 43, Muhammad Usman 40, Bilal Khan 3/27, Kaleemullah 1/34, Zeeshan Maqsood 1/38) beat Oman 224 all out in 45.1 overs (Aqib Ilyas 41, Zeeshan Maqsood 39, Sandeep Goud 39, Mohammad Nadeem 29, Zahoor Khan 4/29, Mohammad Naveed 4/37, Amir Hayat 2/66) by 14 runs