United Arab Emirates Cricket Team

Nuwan Zoysa found guilty of three offences under ICC anti-corruption code

Zoysa was originally charged in 2018 after his involvement in a T10 tournament organised in the UAE
May 19, 2024

FICA wants 'clear global solutions' to tackle contract breaches in sanctioned cricket

Body calls on ICC and its member boards to show "willingness to prioritise and act on" the matter
May 20, 2024

Abu Dhabi T10 hires former ICC chief executive Haroon Lorgat

Lorgat will be tasked with trying to globalise the appeal of the T10 format
May 19, 2024

Suspended UAE batsman Ashfaq Ahmed: 'I have done absolutely nothing wrong'

The ICC on Sunday had charged him and pacer Amir Hayat with five counts of breaching its anti-corruption rules
May 19, 2024

UAE players Amir Hayat and Ashfaq Ahmed suspended for breaching ICC anti-corruption code

The two cricketers have been charged with five counts of breaching the code
May 17, 2024

Emirates Cricket Board hopeful of fan presence at stadiums in UAE for IPL

Aims at welcoming Asian diaspora and Emirati fans in stands, subject to safety protocols
May 20, 2024

Sri Lanka, UAE among back-up venues for 2021 T20 World Cup

India is due to host the event, but is currently the third-worst-hit country in the world in terms of Covid-19 cases
May 15, 2024

IPL 2020: BCCI gets government go-ahead to conduct tournament in the UAE

Brijesh Patel, the IPL Governing Council chairman, has confirmed the development
May 19, 2024

IPL 2020: UAE to host tournament from September 19 to November 10

The tournament will take place in the UAE from September 19 to November 10
May 19, 2024

ICC expands qualifiers for 2021 T20 World Cup to 16 teams

Rather than scrapping it altogether, the global qualifier field will now be split into two eight-team qualifying tournaments
May 19, 2024
Netherlands v UAE, 4th T20I, The Hague

Ashfaq Ahmed, Ghulam Shabber hand UAE series sweep

Career-best scores by both top-order batsmen steered the visiting side to victory in the fourth T20I after the bowlers had restricted Netherlands
May 14, 2024
Netherlands v UAE, 3rd T20I, The Hague

Ashfaq Ahmed, Rohan Mustafa shine as UAE wrap up series against Netherlands

Max O'Dowd's half-century went in vain as Netherlands suffered their third successive loss
May 14, 2024
Netherlands v UAE, 2nd T20I, Amstelveen

Mustafa three-for helps UAE go 2-0 up over Netherlands

Hosts Netherlands can no longer defeat UAE in the four-game T20I series
May 10, 2024
Zimbabwe v UAE, 4th ODI, Harare

Kyle Jarvis, Timycen Maruma star as Zimbabwe wrap up 4-0 whitewash

Zimbabwe chased a revised target after a two-hour rain delay and clinched a three-wicket win via the DLS method
May 19, 2024
Zimbabwe v UAE, 3rd ODI, Harare

Sean Williams ton powers Zimbabwe to series win

UAE's top order flounders with no batsman crossing 50, legspinner Ryan Burl finishes with career-best figures
May 16, 2024
Zimbabwe v UAE, 2nd ODI, Harare

'Disappointed, but the correct decision' - UAE coach on bad light call-off

Dougie Brown reflects on poor finish to their batting as one of the turning points
May 15, 2024
Zimbabwe v UAE, 2nd ODI, Harare

Bad light thwarts UAE's push for Zimbabwe upset

UAE scythe through top order, before Chakabva and Moor thwart them in an unbroken 93-run stand to take an unassailable lead
May 19, 2024
UAE in Zimbabwe 2019

UAE coach Dougie Brown makes adapting to conditions a priority for rest of series

The UAE coach felt his side had had to deal with 'really juicy' conditions in the first ODI, but wanted his batsmen to find ways to deal with similar challenges in the future
May 14, 2024
Zimbabwe v UAE, 1st ODI, Harare

Tendai Chatara and Craig Ervine lead Zimbabwe into 1-0 lead

UAE were bowled out for 110 in the first match of their maiden ODI tour of a Full Member nation
May 17, 2024
UAE tour of Zimbabwe 2018-19

UAE have Graeme Cremer to turn to on historic tour of Zimbabwe

The series starting April 10 in Harare will be UAE's first bilateral ODI series against a Test-playing nation
May 14, 2024
Thailand Women's T20 Smash

All out for 14 - China slump to lowest women's T20I total

UAE's winning margin of 189 was also a record in women's T20Is
May 19, 2024
UAE v USA, 2nd T20I, Dubai

Shaiman Anwar fifty, Sultan Ahmed three-for hand UAE T20I series 1-0

Left-arm spinner Sultan Ahmed's 3 for 33, and Shaiman Anwar's 30-ball 62 helped UAE hold off USA's pursuit of 183 in a 24-run win at ICC Academy in Dubai
May 17, 2024
UAE v USA, 1st T20I, Dubai

Steven Taylor fifty on USA's T20I debut spoilt by rare desert rain

UAE were on the back foot, two-down and well behind the Duckworth-Lewis mark, when play was called off
May 17, 2024
USA in the UAE 2019

USA eye historic result in first ever T20I

With the former West Indies Test batsman Xavier Marshall in their squad, USA are hopeful a series win will hold them in good stead going into the T20 World Cup Qualifiers later in the year
May 19, 2024
USA tour of UAE

Mohammad Naveed to remain UAE captain for T20Is against USA

Regular captain Rohan Mustafa, Ahmed Raza and Rameez Shahzad are back after serving their bans
May 17, 2024
UAE v Nepal, 2nd T20I, Dubai

Cool Dipendra rescues Nepal after top-order collapse

The series is now level at 1-1 after the team's revival from 46 for 5 in the 11th over
May 10, 2024
UAE v Nepal, 1st T20I, Dubai

Shaiman, Naveed lead UAE past Nepal in T20I series opener

The two sides face off again on Saturday before the series finale on Monday
May 10, 2024
UAE v Nepal, 3rd ODI, Dubai

Khadka becomes Nepal's first ODI centurion as they beat UAE

His 115 off only 109 deliveries was key to overhauling a target of 255 with four wickets and 32 balls to spare
May 17, 2024
UAE v Australia, one-off T20I, Abu Dhabi

Nathan Coulter-Nile, D'Arcy Short impress as Australia romp home

Shaiman Anwar and Mohammad Naveed impressed for UAE but they couldn't prevent Australia from picking up a morale-boosting win ahead of their T20Is against Pakistan
May 17, 2024
Australia in UAE 2018

UAE to play their first T20I against Australia in Abu Dhabi

It will precede Australia's three-T20I series against Pakistan starting October 24
May 17, 2024
Asia Cup 2018

What does it really mean to be Asia Cup champions?

In any other major subcontinental sport, the Asian championships are a significant event. But is it really so in cricket?
May 20, 2024
World Cup Qualifier 2018, Harare

Guys are shattered in the change room - Cremer

With his team's World Cup dreams all but shattered, a devastated Zimbabwe captain lamented the two missed opportunities to qualify against West Indies and UAE
May 20, 2024
World Cup Qualifier 2018, Harare

UAE all but end Zimbabwe's World Cup dream

Chasing 230 in 40 overs in a rain-affected match, Zimbabwe went into the last over needing 15, but managed only 11
May 17, 2024
Afghanistan v UAE, World Cup Qualifier 2018, Super Sixes, Harare

Rashid not giving up on World-Cup slot yet

Afghanistan's path through the Super Sixes to the 2019 World Cup is a complicated one, but the legspinner wants his team to concentrate on winning their last match and then "see what happens"
May 10, 2024
Afghanistan v UAE, World Cup Qualifier 2018, Harare

Rashid Khan's five-for keeps Afghanistan alive

Afghanistan slipped to 54 for 5 in the chase, but eventually overcame a plucky United Arab Emirates, who lost their appetite for a fight on a stiflingly hot afternoon
May 14, 2024
World Cup Qualifier 2018

The painfully small margins in Associate cricket

Nepal has gained ODI status for the first time winning absolute nail-biters, but the teams that lost by such small margins also deserve a shot at more funding and better recognition
May 13, 2024
Scotland v UAE, World Cup Qualifier, Super Six, Bulawayo

Cross, Macleod lead Scotland to thumping win

The second-wicket pair added 161 to propel Scotland to 322 for 6, their fourth-highest ODI total, which ended up proving well beyond UAE's reach
May 12, 2024
Ireland v United Arab Emirates, ICC World Cup Qualifiers, Harare

Stirling-Porterfield record stand razes UAE

Kevin O'Brien, Body Rankin and Simi Singh also made significant contributions to Ireland's massive 226-run DLS win
May 19, 2024
Netherlands v United Arab Emirates, ICC World Cup Qualifier, Harare

Mustafa, Suri power UAE past Netherlands

UAE retained their third spot in Group A, behind Ireland and West Indies, while Netherlands are fifth after two successive defeats
May 10, 2024
UAE v West Indies, World Cup Qualifiers, Harare

Gayle's six-laden 123 razes UAE

Shimron Hetmyer played the perfect partner, allowing UAE no respite once Gayle departed to complete a blistering century of his own
May 18, 2024
PNG v UAE, World Cup Qualifiers, Harare

UAE open campaign with breezy victory

Seamer Mohammad Naveed contributed much to PNG's slide, taking career-best ODI figures of 5 for 28
May 20, 2024
UAE v Scotland, UAE Tri-Nation Series, Dubai

Rameez propels UAE past Scotland with maiden ODI ton

The middle-order batsman scored an unbeaten 121 and added 125 with Ashfaq Ahmed to help steer UAE to their highest successful chase in ODIs
May 14, 2024
UAE v Scotland, UAE tri-series, Dubai

Scotland score first points, keep UAE winless

Matthew Cross hits maiden ODI century in 31-run victory
May 19, 2024
UAE v Ireland, tri-series, Dubai

Porterfield, Balbirnie centuries hand UAE second defeat in tri-series

A 201-run second-wicket stand, built around centuries from William Porterfield and Andy Balbirnie, followed by a four-wicket haul from Kevin O'Brien, set up Ireland's 67-run triumph over the hosts
May 14, 2024
UAE v Ireland, tri-series, Dubai

Joyce's hundred leads Ireland's comeback win

Ed Joyce passed 10000 List A runs during his innings and ensured his side chased down 223 from 91 for 5
May 19, 2024
WCL Championship

Adnan Mufti hundred in bizarre UAE victory

Kyle Coetzer made 121 off 130 deliveries in Sharjah and so dominant was his Scotland team that Kenya couldn't even match his own score much less aim for a target of 267
May 10, 2024
ICC World Cricket League Championship 2015-17

Scotland, PNG, Hong Kong secure World Cup qualifier spots

Put in to bat, Kenya were bowled out for 146 and watched their opponents bash through to the target with 132 balls to spare
May 11, 2024
ICC WCL Championship, 7th round

ODI League berth, World Cup Qualifier slots at stake in final WCL Championship round

Five teams have a lot riding on the last round of the ICC WCL Championship matches in the UAE this week, from spots in the World Cup Qualifier to a berth in the new ODI League
May 19, 2024
UAE v Afghanistan, Intercontinental Cup, 7th round, Abu Dhabi, 4th day

Rashid rips through UAE to seal second I-Cup title for Afghanistan

The legspinner has completed a five-wicket haul in each of his four first-class matches so far since making his four-day debut against England Lions last December
May 12, 2024
UAE v Afghanistan, Intercontinental Cup, 7th round, Abu Dhabi, 3rd day

Suri, Mustafa frustrate Afghanistan with record stand

Afghanistan's coronation as kings of the Associates' four-day competition will have to wait another day as UAE captain Rohan Mustafa and Chirag Suri strung together a record partnership and push their Intercontinental Cup match into the final day
May 10, 2024
ICC Intercontinental Cup, 7th round

Stanikzai and Rashid propel Afghanistan forward

The captain made his fourth century of the season while the legspinner wreaked havoc over the UAE batting line-up
May 17, 2024
ICC Intercontinental Cup, 7th round

Ihsanullah-Rahmat record stand puts Afghanistan in control

They added 197 for the second wicket, eclipsing the their country's previous best stand in the Intercontinental Cup made by Mohammad Nabi and Mohammad Shahzad in 2010
May 16, 2024
ICC Intercontinental Cup, 7th round

Afghanistan, Ireland prepare for Associate swansong

With the final round of matches in the Intercontinental Cup set to kick off on November 29, it will be the last time these two new Test teams will feature in Associate cricket's most important multi-day tournament
May 17, 2024
Namibia v UAE, ICC WCL Championship, Windhoek

Erasmus smashes 77 to help Namibia down UAE

Two days after being bowled out for 89 by UAE, Namibia bounced back against the same opponents, chasing down 273 with seven balls to spare in Windhoek
May 20, 2024
Namibia v United Arab Emirates, ICC WCL Championship, Windhoek

UAE spinners inflict big defeat on Namibia

UAE's spinners combined for figures of 8 for 62 to send Namibia packing for 89, before winning the bottom-of-the-table clash by six wickets
May 09, 2024
UAE v PNG, 3rd ODI, Abu Dhabi

Mustafa's rare feat seals series for UAE

UAE captain Rohan Mustafa became the third player in ODI history to score a century and take five wickets in the same innings as PNG crumbled to a 103-run loss in the series decider in Abu Dhabi
May 12, 2024
UAE v PNG, 1st ODI, Abu Dhabi

Shahzad, Usman swat aside PNG

Half-centuries from Ghulam Shabber, Rameez Shahzad and Muhammad Usman underpinned UAE's 82-run victory over Papua New Guinea in Abu Dhabi
May 19, 2024
UAE v England Lions, 3rd 50-over match, Dubai

Debutant Mufti runs Lions close

A consistent team effort by England Lions gave them a 16-run win against UAE in Dubai and with it a 3-0 win in the series
May 17, 2024