Rashid Khan against England Lions - Archive image by Afghanistan Cricket Board

Great news for Afghanistan and UAE cricket lovers as ICC has announced that the final round of ICC Intercontinental Cup match between the two teams from Nov 29th – Dec 02nd, 2017 at Sheikh Zayed International stadium in Dubai.

As part of the ICC’s commitment to the growth of the game, Afghanistan against the United Arab Emirates will be live streamed on the ICC website. There will be highlights packages available of all the remaining ICC Intercontinental Cup matches via the ICC social channels. Live scoring of all matches will be available via the ICC website.

Afghanistan (101 points) currently lead the points table ahead of 2nd placed Ireland (89 points). Other matches in the final round includes Ireland vs Scotland, PNG vs Hong Kong and Netherlands vs Namibia.

In latest developments for Scotland, the team got boosted by the availability of both Stuart Whittingham and Chris Sole due to changes in the eligibility rules made by ICC.

All Team Squads for ICC I-Cup 7th round:

Afghanistan:  Ashgar Stanikzai (captain), Noor Ali Zadran, Javed Ahmadi, Ihsanullah Janat, Rahmat Shah, Hashmatullah Shahidi, Nasir Jamal, Afsar Zazai, Mohammad Nabi, Rashid Khan, Zahir Khan, Sharafuddin Asharaf, Dawlat Zadran & Yamin Ahmadzai

Ireland: William Porterfield (captain), Andrew Balbirnie, Peter Chase, George Dockrell, John Anderson, Barry McCarthy, Jacob Mulder, Kevin O’Brien, Gary Wilson, William Rankin, Niall O’Brien, Paul Stirling, Simi Singh & Tim Murtagh

Hong Kong: Babar Hayat (captain), Ehsan Khan, Anshuman Rath, Christopher Carter, Nizakat Khan, Tanwir Afzal, Shahid Wasif, Tanveer Ahmed, Aizaz Khan, Waqas Khan, Nadeem Ahmed, Ehsan Nawaz, Kyle Christie & Cameron Mcauslan

Namibia: Sarel Burger (captain), Stephan Baard, Zane Green, Johannes Smit, Bernard Scholtz, Karl Birkenstock, JP Kotze, Craig Williams, Danie van Schoor, Jan Frylinck, Colin Peake, Louis van der Westhuisen, Tangeni Lungameni & Gerhard Erasmus

Netherlands: Peter Borren (captain), Wesley Barresi, Ben Cooper, Bastiaan de Leede, Scott Edwards, Vivian Kingma, Frederick Klaassen, Stephan Myburgh, Maxwell O’Dowd, Pieter Seelaar, Shane Snater, Roelof van der Merwe, Paul van Meekeren & Sikander Zulfiqar

Papua New Guinea: Assad Vala (captain), Lega Siaka, Mahuru Dia, Tony Ura, Dogodo Bau, Sese Bau, Kipling Doriga, Jack Vare, John Reva, Norman Vanua, Nosaina Pokana, Alei Nao, Damien Ravu & Chad Soper

Scotland: Kyle Coetzer (captain), Richard Berrington, Matthew Cross, Elliot Ruthven, Alasdair Evans, Safyaan Sharif, Michael Leask, Calum MacLeod, Mark Watt, George Munsey, Craig Wallace, Mitchell Rao, Christopher Sole & Stuart Whittingham

United Arab Emirates: Rohan Mustafa (captain), Chirag Suri, Shaiman Anwar, Rameez Shahzad, Muhammad Usman, Adnan Mufti, Saqlain Haider, Ahmed Raza, Muhammad Naveed, Imran Haider, Qadeer Ahmed, Muhammad Boota, Amir Hayat & Muhammad Ashfaq Ahmed