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Kuwait National Men’s Team led by Mohammad Aslam departed for ACC Asia Cup Qualifiers in Oman

Sunday, February 23, 2020

Kuwait National Men’s Team led by Mohammad Aslam departed for ACC Asia Cup Qualifiers in Oman (23rd-28th Feb)

After a grueling national camp of 4 months that included a first of its kind national T20 championship managed and executed by National Coach & Development Manager Muthumudalige Pushpakumara, the boys in red & blue are raring to go for the upcoming challenge as it has huge potential to change the future of Kuwait Men’s team which is currently ranked 28th in ICC T20 global rankings.

The tournament is all set to be played from 23rd - 28th February 2020 at Oman Turf Cricket Grounds where kuwait will take on Saudi Arabia on the 23rd followed by the mighty UAE on the 24th with their last group match taking place against Iran on the 25th February 2020. Top two teams from each group will qualify for cross semi finals on the 26th followed by grand finale on the 27th February 2020.

Kuwait Cricket Board President Mr. Haider Farman, Director General Mr. Sajid Ashraf & Kuwait National Team Manager Mr. Mahmoud Abdullah graced the occasion of the national team photo shoot departing to Oman where all the 20 national contracted players for the year 2020 were remunerated for the months of January & February in a groundbreaking move.

Head of Domestic Mr. Rishi D Jayan, Head of Facilities & Logistics Mr. Robert Dsouza, Head of Match officials & technical Mr. Naveen Dhanajayan, Head of government affairs Mr. Saud Qamar, and deputies / assistant managers of domestic & logistics departments Mr. Qais Parkar, Mr. Ali Talib & Mr. Naser Imbran were also present to wish the team all the luck for the upcoming ACC - WR in Oman.

Earlier this month, KC board President Mr. Haider Farman handed over annual national contracts worth a total of $70 000 to as many as 20 players (men’s category), a pathbreaking move to encourage & reward talented cricketers who consistently commit at domestic & international level for Kuwait whilst maintaining their full time jobs to support their families.

Kuwait Delegation to Oman:

1.Mohammad Aslam ( C )

2.Aphsal Ashraf

3.Bilal Tahir

4.Diju Xavier

5.Ilyas Ahmad

6.Muhammad Ameen

7.Muhammad Ansar

8.Muhammad Kashif

9.Naveed Fakhr

10.Pradeep Wasantha

11.Ravija De Silva

12.Sayed Monib

13.Shiraz Khan

14.Usman Gani

Head Coach: M.Pushpakumara Trainer: Nikhil Kulkarni Team Manager: Mahmoud Abdullah

A special mention for National fielding Coach Shehan Shashika & Assistant Manager Qais Parkar for putting in all the hard yards throughout the national camp of Kuwait Men’s team.

#KUWAIT #NATIONAL #DELEGATION TO #OMAN.

#Kuwait #Cricket #Board President Haider Farman, Director General Sajid Ashraf & Kuwait National Team Manager Mahmoud Abdullah graced the occasion of the national team photo shoot departing to Oman where all the 20 national contracted players for the year 2020 were remunerated for the months of January & February in a groundbreaking move.

Head of Domestic Rishi D Jayan, Head of Facilities & Logistics Robert Dsouza, Head of Match officials & technical Naveen Dhanajayan, Head of government affairs Saud Qamar, and deputies / assistant managers of domestic & logistics departments Qais Parkar, Ali Talib & Naser Imbran were also present to wish the team all the luck for the upcoming ACC - WR in Oman.

Earlier this month, KC board President Mr. Haider Farman handed over annual national contracts worth a total of $70 000 to as many as 20 players (men’s category), a pathbreaking move to encourage & reward talented cricketers who consistently commit at domestic & international level for Kuwait whilst maintaining their full time jobs to support their families.

List of contracted players based on ICC - International Cricket Council & Asian Cricket Council tournaments eligibility:

Adnan Idrees

Apsal Ashraf

Bilal Tahir

Diju Xavier

Faez Ahmad

Haroon Shahid

Ilyas Ahmad

Meet Bhavsar

Mohammad Aslam

Morshed Motsafa

Muhammad Ameen

Muhammad Ansar

Muhammad Kashif

Naveed Fakhr

Nawaf Ahmad

Pradeep Wasantha

Ravija De Silva

Sayed Monib

Shiraz Khan

Usman Gani

Wishing the delegation to Oman all the best for the ACC WR Tournament.

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