Cricket: Pakistan's q-final hopes back on track after beating UAE by 129 runs in World Cup

Pakistan's Rahat Ali (left) celebrates the wicket of UAE's Amjad Ali during the Pool B Cricket World Cup match between the United Arab Emirates (UAE) and Pakistan at McLean Park in Napier on March 4, 2015. -- PHOTO: AFP 
Pakistan's Rahat Ali (left) celebrates the wicket of UAE's Amjad Ali during the Pool B Cricket World Cup match between the United Arab Emirates (UAE) and Pakistan at McLean Park in Napier on March 4, 2015. -- PHOTO: AFP 

NAPIER, New Zealand (AFP) - Pakistan registered their second win in Cricket World Cup's Pool B with a clinical 129-run triumph against the United Arab Emirates in Napier on Wednesday.

Opener Ahmed Shehzad (93), Haris Sohail (70) and skipper Misbah-ul-Haq (65) were the main run-getters in Pakistan's 339-6 innings after they were put into bat.

Left-arm paceman Manjula Guruge took a career best 4-56.

UAE were restricted to 210-8 in their 50 overs with Shaiman Anwar hitting a solid 62.

Pakistan now have four points in four games, while UAE have lost all their four matches.

West Indies and Ireland also have four points, behind India and South Africa who both have six.