Emirates Cricket Selection Committee names 20 players on Central Contract Roster

Emirates Cricket Selection Committee have today officially announced the 20 men’s players that have been awarded Emirates Cricket Central Contracts.

10 players will hold full-time contracts with 10 players retained on part-time contracts. Contract tenure is for a period of one-year. 

“The Selection Committee is delighted with the number of young and enthusiastic players we identified for this group. Every one of them bring a broad range of complementing skills required to strongly represent the UAE at both the associate and international stages.” said Dr. Tayeb Kamali, Selection Committee Chairman, Emirates Cricket

“As we eagerly wait for ICC Men’s World Cup 2023 pathway to recommence, opportunities such as the Emirates D10 and Emirates D20 tournaments will help prepare this group into a cohesive and a high-performing team.” added Dr. Kamali.

Mubashshir Usmani, General Secretary, Emirates Cricket saidSuch an increase in contracted player-numbers is a very rewarding milestone for our Board, and one we are committed to building upon to ensure that UAE Cricket has a good group players to call on as we move toward restarting a regular playing calendar.” 

The players named on Emirates Cricket’s central contract roster are,

Full time;

Rohan Mustafa

Ahmed Raza

Mohammad Usman

Chirag Suri

Muhammad Boota

Sultan Ahmad

Zahoor Khan

Junaid Siddique

Waheed Ahmad

Zawar Farid


Part Time;

Aryan Lakra

Ansh Tandon

Karthik Meiyappan

Rahul Bhatia

Alishan Sharafu

CP Rizwaan

Basil Hamid

Matti Ullah

Fahad Nawaz

Sanchit Sharma

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