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World Cup, India v UAE: How the teams stack up

February 27, 2015 16:16 IST
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Virat Kohli (left) with Mahendra Singh Dhoni

Virat Kohli (left) with Mahendra Singh Dhoni. Photograph: Vipin Pawar/Solaris Images

Factbox on Saturday's World Cup Pool B match between India and United Arab Emirates at Eden Park in Auckland:

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VOTE: Who will win the 2015 World Cup?

INDIA:

Captain: Mahendra Singh Dhoni

Coach: Duncan Fletcher

Squad: Dhoni, Virat Kohli, Ajinkya Rahane, Shikhar Dhawan, Rohit Sharma, Stuart Binny, Suresh Raina, Ravindra Jadeja, Ambati Rayudu, Akshar Patel, Ravichandran Ashwin, Bhuvneshwar Kumar, Mohammed Shami, Umesh Yadav, Mohit Sharma

Results so far at 2015 World Cup: Beat Pakistan by 76 runs; beat South Africa by 130 runs

Best performers so far: Dhawan (210 runs), Kohli (153 runs); Shami (6 wickets); Mohit (4 wickets)

Remaining Pool B matches: v West Indies (March 6); v Ireland (March 10); v Zimbabwe (March 14)

UNITED ARAB EMIRATES:

Captain: Mohammad Tauqir

Coach: Aaqib Javed

Squad: Tauqir, Khurram Khan, Amjad Ali, Amjad Javed, Andri Berenger, Fahad Alhashmi, Manjula Guruge, Kamran Shazad, Krishna Chandran, Mohammad Naveed, Nasir Aziz, Swapnil Patil, Rohan Mustafa, Saqlain Haider, Shaiman Anwar

Results so far at 2015 World Cup: Lost to Zimbabwe by four wickets; lost to Ireland by two wickets

Top performers: Shaiman Anwar (173 runs); Mohammad Tauqir (4 wickets)

Remaining Pool B matches: v Pakistan (March 4); v South Africa (March 12); v West Indies (March 15)

India v United Arab Emirates head to head:

Total played: 2, India won both matches

Last match: July 16, 2004 – India won by 116 runs in Dambulla

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