ECB announces team to represent UAE at ICC U19 Women’s CWC Asia Qualifier 2022
Emirates Cricket Board has confirmed the team that will represent the UAE at the International Cricket Council’s (ICC) U19 Women’s Cricket World Cup (CWC) Asia Qualifier 2022.
To be played in Malaysia the qualifier starts Friday, June 3rd and will continue through to Thursday, June 9th. UAE will compete against Bhutan, Nepal, Qatar, Thailand and hosts Malaysia in their bid to secure top spot and subsequently a place in the ICC U19 Women’s CWC 2023.
Dr. Tayeb Kamali, Selection Committee Chairman, Emirates Cricket said; “This is an incredible opportunity for this new under-19 UAE Women’s team. To compete in an ICC tournament, and to represent the UAE flag away from home, is a great honour and we are confident these talented young ladies will put forward a match-winning performance.” “We wish them all success in securing their place in the ICC U19 Women’s Cricket World Cup 2023.”
Robin Singh, Emirates Cricket’s Director of Cricket said; “Our Women have made fantastic strides and shown time-and-time again that they deserve to be on the international stage, competing with the best women’s teams in the game today. A very strong, capable team of young, confident girls has been assembled, a team that we expect, with their positive approach to their game, will grow as they move through each international tournament they play. Their commitment and progress is fantastic and I have no doubt they will do well.“
The team that will represent the UAE in the ICC U19 Women’s CWC Asia Qualifier is;
Theertha Satish (C), Ishitha Zehra, Jia Bhatia, Sanchin Singh, Mahika Gaur, Rishitha Rajith, Lavanya Keny, Archara Supriya, Avanee Patil, Indhuja Nandakumar, Rinitha Rajith,Vaishnave Mahesh, Siya Gokhale,Samaira Dharnidharka
UAE’s schedule is;
Friday June 3rd v Bhutan
Saturday June 4th v Nepal
Monday June 6th v Malaysia
Tuesday June 7th v Qatar
Thursday June 9th v Thailand
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More Information about the ICC U19 Women’s CWC Asia Qualifier, including detailed schedule can be found here.