Kuwait National Cricket Team Contracted Players were remunerated for Q3 2020 at the headquarters of Olympic Council of Asia by General Secretary & KC Board Member Emad Al Jassam, Director General Sajid Ashraf and National Coach & Development Manager Muthumudalige Pushpakumara.

Earlier this year in January, #Kuwait #Cricket 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 for the year 2020:

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

During the ceremony earlier this year, the President of Kuwait Cricket Mr. Haider Farman had emphasized that “this is just a beginning from Kuwait Cricket board for its national players (men’s) and will repeat the same for the women’s category as well and the board is now focused on building a new turf facility (permanent home of cricket in Kuwait) affiliated to and fully backed by the government – Public Authority of Sport & Kuwait Olympic Committee as well as the ICC & ACC which is bound to compliment the existing infrastructure of Kuwait Cricket and provide players with high performance training & practicing facilities”.

Kuwait national team led by Mohammad Aslam is scheduled to participate in two big international tournaments next year – ICC World Cup Qualifiers and the final leg of Asia Cup Qualifiers apart from the Bilateral series which will be arranged by the Kuwait Cricket Board & the development team at KC.

Concluding the ceremony yesterday, Director General Sajid Ashraf announced that new contracts for the year 2021 will be released by the KC President Haider Farman & Vice President Faisal Al Marzouk in January and the final selection of players will be done by the national coach Pushpkaumara in December.


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