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Emirates Cricket Board has today announced the team that will compete in the upcoming ICC Men’s Cricket World Cup League 2 to be played in Namibia.
“We are delighted that the UAE Men’s team is about to begin their exciting journey towards the 2023 ICC Cricket World Cup.” said Dr. Tayeb Kamali, Selection Committee Chairman, Emirates Cricket. “In preparation for this challenge, early last year, Emirates Cricket implemented an intense training program managed by our senior coaching team. Coming out of this program, we see that each player now brings both unique and complimenting skills resulting in a strong and confident team ready to play at the international level” said Dr. Kamali. “We already saw the players’ performances during the team’s series win against Test-Nation Ireland earlier this year. Emirates Cricket has continued, throughout Covid and the summer months, to expose our players to competitive tournaments, such as the D10, D20 and D50, as well as numerous 50-over preparation matches all aimed at maintaining and managing match-day pressures while continuing to enhance their skills.” “We eagerly look forward to the start of our team’s campaign with a winning performance.”
The recently resumed League acts as a qualification vehicle for countries to earn their place in the ICC Men’s Cricket World Cup Qualifier 2023, the precursor for inclusion in the ICC Cricket World Cup – India 2023.
Departing early tomorrow, Wednesday November 24th, the team that will represent the UAE is;
Ahmed Raza (C)
C. P. Rizwaan
Raja Akif Ullah Khan