Emirates Cricket Board (ECB) has today confirmed that Subhan Ahmad has been appointed as the Advisor to Emirates Cricket Board.
With an illustrious cricketing pedigree, Ahmad brings over 25-years’ experience with the Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) where he recently held the role of Chief Operating Officer. He has been integral to the growth of cricket in Pakistan – from semi-professional level to professional status. During his tenure, he was instrumental in the development of Pakistan’s domestic game as well as responsible for building and managing international relationships. He also spear-headed the highly-popular Pakistan Super League, Twenty20 Tournament. Ahmad has also been actively involved with various Asian Cricket Council and ICC committees.
Ahmad will assist the ECB in strengthening existing relationships and establishing new ones including those with Corporate, Associate and Full Member Unions as well as the International Cricket Council (ICC). He will work with the UAE Cricket team and coaches to implement programs and oversee strategic plans to develop and enhance UAE’s domestic cricket, and additionally provide support by focusing on projects and tournaments to bolster Emirates Cricket portfolio.
Al Zarooni, Vice Chairman Emirates Cricket Board, said, “As a world-class sports administrator and cricket-specialist, Subhan is a very welcome addition to Emirates Cricket’s senior management team. His exposure to and involvement in one of the world’s most demanding cricketing nations, across varied domestic and international facets, will prove invaluable as we look forward to an exciting future for UAE cricket.” â€¨
Subhan Ahmad said; "I am delighted to join ECB in support of its mandate to further enhance cricket in the UAE. The challenges and opportunities are truly exciting and I very much look forward to working with ECB, the UAE Cricket team as well as its coaches on various initiatives and projects on this promising journey.”