Emirates Cricket Board has today confirmed the UAE will participate in an ODI Tri-Series (50-over) against Ireland and Scotland during January (2018) at the ICC Academy in Dubai.
UAE will play Ireland on Thursday January 11th and Saturday January 13th, with games against Scotland scheduled Sunday January 21st and Tuesday January 23rd. All games will commence at 9.30am.
Waleed Bukhatir, Emirates Cricket Board Member and Chief Selector said; “We are very pleased to welcome Ireland and Scotland to Dubai for this ODI series and we look forward to an exceptional display of quality, competitive cricket over the next 2-weeks. We are especially delighted, and encouraged, that a full member (in Ireland) will be joining us for this series”
“Our senior men are entering a very busy two-months in their playing calendar, which commences with this ODI series, followed, almost immediately, by a very integral match in ICC’s World Cricket League (WCL) Division 2 in Namibia (at the beginning of February). Aside from posting victory, our expectations are that these upcoming ODI games (against Ireland and Scotland) will provide a solid platform for the players to further integrate their fitness and skills work into their playing styles as we move toward our WCL (Division 2) campaign.”
The team that will represent the UAE in the upcoming ODI Tri-Series is;
Rohan Mustafa (C)
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