Abu Dhabi, UAE, Sunday, July 21st, 2019: Emirates Cricket Board has today announced the team that will represent the UAE in the upcoming tour of The Netherlands.
Consisting of four T20i matches, the series will start on Saturday, August 3rd, with match two on Monday, August 5th, match three Tuesday, August 6th, and the final match played on Thursday, August 8th. Matches one and two will be played at the VRA Cricket Ground (Amstelveen) with the final two matches at The Hague Cricket Ground (Voorburg), The Netherlands.
“The ICC World T20 qualifiers are fast approaching (October / November 2019) and it is our goal to finish well within the top 6, subsequently securing direct qualification into the main tournament,” said Waleed Bukhatir, Emirates Cricket Board Member and Chief Selector. “While the team has remained exceptionally committed to their fitness and skills sessions, preparations now need to be taken a step further. This bilateral series with The Netherlands will provide a strong platform to consolidate our efforts, assess performance and implement programs for further development.” “We extend our gratitude to Netherland’s Cricket for their commitment to this series, and wish UAE a successful and rewarding tour,” added Bukhatir.
The team that will represent the UAE is;
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