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Will Young (left) and Mark Chapman of New Zealand take a run during the third T20I match against the UAE at Dubai International Cricket Stadium on Sunday. Image Credit: AFP

Dubai: New Zealand bounced back from their shock loss to the United Arab Emirates to win the third and final T20 in Dubai on Sunday by 32 runs to clinch the series.

The UAE had romped to a seven-wicket win on Saturday to register their first victory over New Zealand in any format, but the hosts slumped to 53-5 in pursuit of 167 in the finale.

Aayan Afzal Khan, the 17-year-old who starred with the ball in the second match, put up spirited resistance with 42 off 36 balls but the run rate ultimately proved too steep for the UAE.

Left-arm medium pace bowler Ben Lister claimed 3-35, including the wickets of captain Muhammad Waseem and Aayan, and effected a run out as the UAE ended well short on 134-7.

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UAE's Junaid Siddique bowls during the third T20I against New Zealand on Sunday. Image Credit: AFP

Will Young made 56 and Mark Chapman (51) hit his second successive half-century to guide New Zealand to a total of 166-5 after they were put in to bat.

Seamer Junaid Siddique removed both Young and Chapman after earlier dismissing opener Tim Seifert, to finish with 3-26 as the pick of the UAE bowlers.

Brief scores: New Zealand beat UAE by 32 runs. New Zealand 166/5 in 20 overs (Will Young 56, Mark Chapman 51, Mitchell Santner 20 n.o; Junaid Siddique 3/26). UAE 134/7 in 20 overs (Basil Hameed 24 n.o, Aayan Khan 42; Ben Lister 3/35).