Afghanistan national cricket team defeated a UAE team by 100 runs in a warm-up game on Tuesday ahead of Desert T20 tournament.
Batting first, the Afghans posted 219-4 as they played all the mandated 20 overs.
Najibullah Tarakai and Samiullah Shinwari made fifty each. They were followed by Shahzad Mohammadi (50), Asghar Stanikzai (22), Nabi Esakheil (25) and Najib Zadran (20).
In the chase of the high target, UAE struggled making only 119 as they used all their overs.
Rashid Arman, Gulbuddin Naib and Farid Malik took two wickets each.
The week-long Desert T20 tournament will kick off on coming Saturday with Afghanistan taking on Ireland during the day in Abu Dhabi.
Afghanistan are also scheduled to face hosts UAE and Namibia.
Two Afghans to umpire at Desert T20
Afghanistan Cricket Board in a statement Wednesday said that two Afghans will act as umpires at the upcoming Desert T20 tournament.
The Afghans who will umpire at the tournament were named as Ahmad Shah Pakteen and Ahmad Shah Durrani.
Nowroz Mangal to play in Desert T20
In a separate statement, the ACB announced that former Afghan captain Nowroz Mangal left for UAE to play in the Desert T20 tournament.
This comes as Mangal recently retired from the international cricket and became chief selector.
ACB said that the games in UAE will be his last.