UAE Cricket Team
UAE Cricket Staff (Photograph Supply: Twitter)

After a formidable begin to the yr by incomes a qualification for the T20 World Cup 2022 and wins towards Eire, the UAE workforce suffered an enormous setback by not qualifying for the Asia Cup 2022. Vriitya Aravind, the vice-captain of the aspect in an unique interview to CricTracker talked about how tough it was for your complete workforce to digest.

Following the fiasco, the workforce additionally misplaced the two-match T20I sequence towards Bangladesh at dwelling and thus, heading into the T20 World Cup 2022, UAE can be underneath a whole lot of stress.

Regardless of their poor run of kind, it’s not that the street to Tremendous 12 may be very powerful and unreachable for the UAE. The workforce will problem the Netherlands, Sri Lanka and Namibia within the First Spherical of the occasion and can begin as one of many favourites to make it Tremendous 12. Nevertheless, in T20 cricket it’s certainly tough to foretell the result.

Their captain CP Rizwan together with opener Chirag Suri can be two of the important thing figures within the UAE workforce. Rizwan’s knock towards Bangladesh within the second T20I could not have secured a win however was good nonetheless. 20-year-old Vriitya Aravind has additionally proven immense maturity however his runs have dried up in the intervening time. In any other case, he’s somebody who can take the sport away from the opposition.

The exclusion of Rohan Mustafa from the squad has created an enormous controversy because the skilled all-rounder performed 55 T20 internationals for the nation and picked up 61 wickets at an economic system of 6.86. He can create a huge impact with the bat as effectively. Thus, him not being part of the squad would possibly harm the aspect within the mega occasion.

UAE Squad for T20 World Cup

CP Rizwan (c), Vriitya Aravind, Chirag Suri, Muhammad Waseem, Basil Hameed, Aryan Lakra, Zawar Farid, Kashif Daud, Karthik Meiyappan, Ahmed Raza, Zahoor Khan, Junaid Siddique, Sabir Ali, Alishan Sharafu, Aayan Khan

Standby Gamers: Sultan Ahmed, Fahad Nawaz, Vishnu Sukumaran, Adithya Shetty, Sanchit Sharma

UAE Full Schedule for T20 World Cup

Match No.






2 (First Spherical)


October 16


1:30 pm

Simonds Stadium, Geelong



October 18


1:30 pm

Simonds Stadium, Geelong



October 20


1:30 pm

Simonds Stadium, Geelong