Emirates Cricket Board today confirmed that Dougie Brown has been appointed as Emirates Cricket Head Coach.
Waleed Bukhatir, Emirates Cricket Board Member and Chief Selector said “After a very extensive process, the Board are very pleased to confirm that Dougie has been selected as Emirates Cricket’s Head Coach. Dougie’s influence with and impact on the players has been evident through their recent form and commitment, and we look forward to watching them continue this upward curve under his guidance.”
“It is a huge honour to be appointed head coach of the UAE Cricket National Team and I really look forward to the exciting challenges that lie ahead as we look to build on the recent success the team has achieved.” stated Brown. “We have had an outstanding 3 months and I continue to be impressed with both individual and team performances. I relish the opportunity to further develop the team culture and reinforce our style of play.”
Brown’s appointment commences Thursday June 1st where his first official task will be to prepare the players for their upcoming 50-over matches against The Netherlands, in The Netherlands, mid-July.