Sharjah: West Indies won the first ODI against UAE by 7 wickets.
Batting first, UAE lost all wickets for 202 runs in 47.1 overs in this match held yesterday in Sharjah. Ali Naseer scored 58 runs and Virutiya Arvind scored 40 runs. Keemo Paul took 3 wickets for West Indies. Dominic Drakes, Odion Smith and Yannick Karia took 2 wickets each.
Batting with a target of 203 runs, West Indies won by scoring 206 runs for the loss of 3 wickets in 35.2 overs. Opener Brendan King scored 112 runs off 112 balls with 12 fours and 4 sixes.
It was his first century in an ODI. Johnson Charles 24, Shamar Brooks 44, Keezy Cardy 7, Shai Hope added 13 runs. West Indies win by 7 wickets to take a 1-0 lead in the 3-match series.