After registering victories against India and Afghanistan earlier in the competition, Pakistan continued their dominant run by securing victory against the UAE by 21 runs on Monday in Under-19 Asia Cup.

Pakistan won the toss and elected to bat first. Pakistan scored 219 runs for the loss of 8 wickets in 50 overs. National team captain Qasim Akram scored a half century while Haseeb Ullah Khan scored 39 and Ahmed Khan 34 runs.

Following the target, the UAE managed to score only 198 runs for the loss of 9 wickets in 50 overs. Resultingly, Pakistan won the match by 21 runs.


For Pakistan, Qasim got three wickets while Moaz Sadaqat, Mehran Mumtaz and Mohammad Zeeshan got two wickets each.

This is the third consecutive victory of the national team in this tournament. Earlier, Pakistan had defeated its arch-rivals India and other neighbours Afghanistan.