Emirates Cricket Board has announced the team that will represent the UAE in the upcoming ICC World Cricket League (WCL) and ICC Intercontinental Cup (ICup) games against Papua New Guinea.

With all games being hosted at Abu Dhabi’s Zayed Cricket Stadium, the first of two WCL ODI games will be played on Friday March 31st, with the second game played Sunday April 2nd.

ICC’s 4-day ICup will commence on Friday April 7th and conclude Monday April 10th.

Waleed Bukhatir, Emirates Cricket Board Member and Chief Selector said; “The WCL and ICup games are of vital importance to our ranking and we have very strong belief that the team selected will post the required resounding victories over Papua New Guinea.” “We have seen very positive fitness and skill development from our core group of contracted players and continue to be encouraged by their commitment. Their commitment has definitely had a profound influence on the entire group and we look forward to seeing their combined efforts being rewarded.”

UAE’s series against Papua New Guinea continues with one bilateral ODI to be played on Tuesday April 4th, wrapping up through two T20I’s played Wednesday April 12th and Friday April 14th.

The team that will represent the UAE against Papua New Guinea is;

Rohan Mustafa (C)

Shaiman Anwar

Adnan Mufti

Muhammed Usman

Ghulam Shabbir

Muhammed Qasim

Amjad Javed

Muhammed Naveed

Ahmed Raza

Imran Haider

Zahoor Khan

Qadeer Ahmed

Rameez Shahzad

Sreekumar Laxman

All games will commence at 10am (UAE-time) and will be played at the Zayed Cricket Stadium, Abu Dhabi. Entry to watch all games is free.