Emirates Cricket Board

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Emirates Cricket Board
Emirates Cricket Board logo.svg
Founded1936 (1936)
AffiliationICC (1990)
ACC (1990)
LocationSharjah Cricket Stadium
PresidentAbdul Rahman Bukhatir
SponsorANIB, TYKA, CricHQ
Official website
United Arab Emirates

United Arab Emirates Cricket Board is the official governing body of the sport of cricket in United Arab Emirates. United Arab Emirates Cricket Board is United Arab Emirates's representative at the International Cricket Council and is an Associate Member and has been a Member of that body since 1990. It is also a Member of the Asian Cricket Council.

On 21 July 2016, UAE cricket took a significant step towards full professionalism, with the Emirates Cricket Board granting two-year central contracts to eight of its players.[1]


In 2017 they introduced the first ever T10 league in conjunction with the Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB).

In June 2018, the ECB announced the first ever T20 franchise league in the UAE, scheduled to start later that year after the T10 famous tournament.[2]


  1. ^ "UAE moves towards professionalism with eight central contracts". ESPN Cricinfo. Retrieved 21 July 2014.
  2. ^ "UAE'S First T20 Franchise Cricket League to be Formally Unveiled Later This Month". Emirates Cricket. Retrieved 4 June 2018.

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