Kuwait to participate in regional cricket tournament

Kuwait Cricket Men’s team will participate in the Asian Cricket Council Western Region tournament that starts in Oman on 20 January.

The tournament, which runs from 20 – 25 January and brings together teams from Bahrain, Maldives, Qatar and Saudi Arabia, in addition to Kuwait, will be hosted by Oman Cricket. All matches in the tournament are eligible for T20I status as per the new status rules issued by the International Cricket Council (ICC).

It will be the first time Oman Cricket will be hosting an Asian Cricket Council tournament, after having hosted a successful edition of ICC World Cricket League Division 3 in November 2018.

Results from the tournament are important as they will be reflected in the T20I Men’s global rankings that the ICC will be releasing shortly.

The Kuwait men’s squad will be led by team manager Sudhakar Shetty, Assistant Manager Husnain Arshad, Coach Ghayour Ahmed and Assistant coach Tahir Khan and Team Captain Muhammad Amin.

Other team members are: Muhammad Amin (Captain), Meet Bhavsar, Arjun Makesh, Pradeep, Kashif Shareef, Nawaf, Yasir Butt, Murshid Mustafa, Diju Xavier, Fiaz Ahmad, Ravija De Silva, Imran Ali, Hamoud Jandu, Muhammad Asghar.

Kuwait is set to take on Maldives at Al Amerat Grounds on 20 January.