England v UAE: Jason Roy hits 59 as tourists win T20 warm-up


England eased to a 79-run win over the United Arab Emirates in their only warm-up game before the Twenty20 series against Pakistan.

Jason Roy hit 59 and Alex Hales 40, putting on 92 for the first wicket inside seven overs in Abu Dhabi.

Although the tourists faltered as they posted 174-6, the UAE managed only 95-9 in reply, with off-spinner Moeen Ali taking 4-11 and Chris Jordan 2-14.

The first T20 of the three-match series is in Dubai on Thursday at 16:00 GMT.

Eoin Morgan's side are building towards the World Twenty20 in India, which starts in March 2016.

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