Owais Shah confirmed interim coach of UAE national cricket team

ABU DHABI, 6th November, 2016 (WAM) — The Emirates Cricket board today confirmed Owais Shah as interim head coach of the Emirates Cricket until 31st January, 2017.

David East, Emirates Cricket Board CEO, said, “We are very pleased to confirm that Owais will continue working with Emirates Cricket as Interim Head Coach for a 3-month period. In a short time, Owais has developed a strong rapport with the players and Emirates Cricket support staff, and we expect to see gains, both in development and on the scoreboard, from his involvement as we enter a very busy playing schedule.”

Shah worked with the senior Men’s players in Hampshire ahead of their Scotland campaign this year, followed by the appointment of coaching consultant from late September through to late October.