Emirates Cricket Board has today announced the team that will represent the UAE in the first of three T20I games against Afghanistan. The first game in the three-game series commences Wednesday, December 14th and will be played at the ICC Academy grounds. Subsequent games will be played Friday December 16th, at Dubai International Stadium (Dubai Sports City), and Sunday December 18th at the ICC Academy grounds. All three games will commence at 10:00am.

Seven countries have confirmed participation in Emirates Cricket Board's inaugural International Women's T20 tournament, where the first pool games will be played at the Sharjah Cricket Stadium on December 14th. Pool games will then alternate between Sharjah Cricket Stadium and the recently opened Ajman Cricket Council's Eden Ground through to the final, to be played on December 19th at the Sharjah Cricket Club.