Bengaluru, Feb 28: The UAE were reeling at 44 for 5 after 16 overs in their Pool B match against former champions India at the WACA Ground in Perth on Saturday. This is the third one-day international that the minnows are playing against the defending champions and their lowest score against India is 116, scored in Asia Cup 2004.
The UAE's highest one-day score against India is 202 registered at Sharjah in 1994.
Spinner Ashwin Kumar had taken 3 wickets for 7 runs while opening bowlers Umesh Yadav and Bhuvaneshwar Kumar took one each till the latest reports came in.
Meanwhile in India, Union Finance Minister Arun Jaitley presented the first full-fledged budget of the Narendra Modi government [See the highlights] that came to power in May last year. Jaitley read out his budget during a speech that had lasted over 1 hour and 30 minutes.
Can the UAE innings at Perth last longer?