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Asia Cup: The whole game was excellent, says UAE captain Amjad Javed

Lasith Malinga bagged four wickets against UAE as they lost to Sri Lanka by 14 runs in a low scoring Asia cup match in Dhaka.

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Skipper Amjad Javed said the team will look to bounce back against Bangladesh on Friday. (Source: AP)

UAE ended their first match at Asia cup on a losing note but UAE captain Amjad Javed was satisfied with the way his team put Sri Lanka under-pressure.

UAE lost early wickets to Sri Lanka seamer Lasith Malinga in the very first over of their chase and were later reduced to 16/4.

Javed said the team will look to bounce back against Bangladesh on Friday.

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“The whole game was excellent. We put them (Sri Lanka) under pressure with the bowling. It was a big set back to lose two wickets to Malinga in the first over. Then we lost two more wickets and it is always difficult to chase. We have a match tomorrow. We will come back and try to do our best,” said Javed, whose team ended with 115/9 in 20 overs while chasing 130.

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