Emirates Cricket Board announces U19 team to compete at ACC's U19 Premier Tournament

Emirates Cricket Board announces U19 team to compete at ACC's U19 Premier Tournament

Asian Cricket Council’s U19 Premier Tournament to be played August 28 to September 3 in Kuala Lumpur.

Abu Dhabi, UAE, August 5th 2015 : Emirates Cricket Board has today announced the U19 team that will represent the UAE at the upcoming Asian Cricket Council’s (ACC) Premier Tournament.

R03;The tournament will be hosted in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, from August 28 to September 3 (2015), teams participating in the tournament are Afghanistan, Malaysia, Nepal, Saudi Arabia, Kuwait and the UAE.
 
Commenting on the format, Emirates Cricket’s Administrator, Mazhar Khan said “The Tournament will be played on a single league format. Each team will play against each participating team. The team securing highest points will be the winner and ranking will be determined according to the points earned. It will be 50 overs-a-side competition.”

David East, Emirates Cricket Board’s CEO said “This is a great opportunity for the next generation of UAE representative players to compete against teams of the same skill level on an international stage. We are confident they will play competitively in the tournament and wish them very well.”

The team that will travel to Malaysia, including officials is :

1. KUMARAGE WARUNA KALHARA PERERA  (CAPTAIN)
2. YODHIN PUNJA
3. ATHARVA KAVI
4. NASEER UD DIN
5. AHSAN ALI KHAN
6. ABDULLAH ASIF 
7. RIYAN MOHAMMED
8. MOHAMED AFSAL
9. MOIZ AYUB QAZI
10. SACHIN JHA 
11. MALAVIARACHCHIGE KULITH YASWIN RABEL
12. AHMAD JASSEM AHMAD MOHAMMAD ALHAMMADI
13. ETHAN WILLIAM HOLMES
14.

MOHAMMED ZAFRI ZAFARDEEN

STANDBY’S

15. KHILESH MUKESH MAMTANI
16. SHISHIR PANKAJ BHATIA
17. BRENDON MARTIS
18.

HARIKRISHNA VALOLI

OFFICIALS

19. AQIB JAVED  (HEAD COACH)
20. MOHAMMED HYDER KAZMI (ASS. COACH)
21. SUDHAMA ALIAS SUDHAKER CHITRALA  (PHYSIO)