The T20 tournament for eight Associate countries announced by Emirates Cricket Board is scheduled to be held in Dubai from 14 to 20 January 2017. The tournament is named as Desert T20 2017 where 8 associate teams withT20I status will battle to win the title in the UAE. The host UAE, Afghanistan, Hong Kong, Ireland, Namibia, Netherlands, Oman and Scotland will take part in the tournament. The complete 2017 Desert T20 squads and players are listed below.
The eight teams were divided into two groups of four teams each. The Group consist Afghanistan, Ireland, Namibia and the United Arab Emirates while Group B include Netherlands, Scotland, Oman and Hong Kong. Let’s see the complete 2017 Desert T20 squads.
2017 Desert T20 Squads of all 8 Teams
United Arab Emirates (UAE) Team Squad: Babar Hayat (C), Nadeem Ahmed, Tanveer Ahmed, Waqas Barkat, Chris Carter, Aizaz Khan, Kyle Christie, Ehsan Khan, Nizakat Khan, Cameron McAuslan, Waqas Khan, Ehsan Nawaz, Anshuman Rath, Shahid Wasif
Ireland (IRE) Team Squad: William Porterfield (c), Andrew Balbirnie, Joshua Little, George Dockrell, Jacob Mulder, Andrew McBrine, Kevin O’Brien, Barry McCarthy, Boyd Rankin, Greg Thompson, Paul Stirling, Stuart Thompson, Gary Wilson, Craig Young
Netherlands Team Squad: Peter Borren (c), Wesley Barresi, Ahsan Malik, Vivian Kingma, Michael Rippon, Stephan Myburgh, Pieter Seelaar, Max O’Dowd, Roelof van der Merwe, Timm van der Gugten, Tobias Visee, Paul van Meekeren, Sikander Zulfiqar
Scotland (SCO) Team Squad: Kyle Coetzer (c), Richie Berrington, Matthew Cross, Josh Davey, Calum MacLeod, Con de Lange, Michael Leask, Craig Wallace, George Munsey, Safyaan Sharif, Mark Watt, Chris Sole, Brad Wheal
Namibia Team Squad: Sarel Burger(c), Christopher Coombe, Stephan Baard, Gerhard Erasmus, Jan Frylinck, Zane Green, JP Kotze, Mika Mutumbe, Colin Peake, Bernard Scholtz, JJ Smit, Gerrie Snyman, Craig George Williams, Louis van der Westhuizen,
Afghanistan (AFG) Team Squad: Asghar Stanikzai(c), Amir Hamza, Dawlat Zadran, Fareed Ahmad, Gulbadin Naib, Karim Janat, Mohammad Nabi, Mohammad Shahzad, Najeeb Tarakai, Najibullah Zadran, Naveen-ul-Haq, Rashid Khan, Samiullah Shenwari,
Hong Kong (HK) Team Squad: Babar Hayat(c), Kyle Christie, Anshuman Rath, Christopher Carter, Ehsan Khan, Ehsan Nawaz, Cameron McAulsan, Mohammad Khan, Nadeem Ahmed, Nizakat Khan, Shahid Wasif, Tanveer Ahmed, Waqas Barkat, Waqas Khan,