Maldives Cricket Board have announced the 14-member squad for the upcoming Asian Cricket Council (ACC) Men’s Western Region T20 tournament, to be held in Kuwait from Nov 25th – Dec 03rd, 2018.
Maldives national squad were in Pakistan recently, where they undertook training and practice sessions at Lahore’s National Cricket Academy (NCA) and played 5 T20 matches against local clubs and NCA development squad.
Maldives will be competing against the host’s Kuwait, along with Qatar, Bahrain and Saudi Arabia in the 5-nation tournament. All the participants have prior experience of playing in Kuwait during the ICC World T20 Asia “A” qualifiers earlier this year.
Maldives Men’s Squad for ACC Western Region T20:
Mohamed Mahafooz (Captain), Mohamed Azzam, Hassan Haziq Rasheed, Ahmed Ameel Mauroof, Muaviath Abdul Ganee, Hassan Ibrahim, Ismail Ali, Mohamed Saafee Saeed, Mohamed Rishwan, Hassan Shaof, Adam Nasif Umar, Ibrahim Rizah, Ismail Nazuwan Badheeu & Ibrahim Nashath
Maldives Schedule (all timings local): Group Stage
27th Nov 2018: vs Kuwait @KEC (8:30am)
28th Nov 2018: vs Bahrain @KEC (1:00pm)
29th Nov 2018: vs Saudi Arabia @KEC (8:30am)
01st Dec 2018: vs Qatar @KEC (8:30am)