Greg Barclay on UAE’s Rise To Cricket

UAE has quickly become the next hub in professional Cricket. They will host the next Asia Cup and provide Crickets fans with a new addition to the T20 league named “International League T20.” These recent developments by UAE have surely caught the eye of many famous sports personalities. Greg Barclay, the current chairman of the International Cricket Council (ICC), has recently shared his views on UAE’s rise in professional Cricket.

Here is what Greg Barclay Said on UAE’s Cricket

UAE as The Host

Greg Barclay, in a recent interview, admires UAE’s commitment to Cricket and the top-notch facilities they provide to the players. He further stated the venues of UAE have a long history of hosting numerous cricket events, and the infrastructures are the best today.

The ICC chairman further applauded the UAE’s cricket board for giving the best stay that provides unparallel hospitality. It makes the professional teams easy to bring to in the country.

The Emerging Cricket Destination

Moreover, UAE is rapidly emerging as the cricket hub. Greg Barclay said that he is so happy that UAE is not only thriving as a country in professional Cricket but also helping the game grow globally.

He added that UAE’s commitment to providing their venues on short notice is very rare to see elsewhere, as they just did for the upcoming T20 World Cup for ICC.

The Upcoming ILT20

When asked about the upcoming International League T20, Greg Barclay said that the newest addition to the professional Cricket League was recently approved and sanctioned by ICC. He believes it’s a great and exciting opportunity for UAE to showcase Cricket from their country and highlight the new talent.


Greg Barclay congratulated and wished the best to Emirates Cricket Board for the inaugural season of ILT20. With the international talent and high-profile franchises in this league, it sure will be on every Cricket fan’s watch. I am excited about many facilities in UAE, so it will be a great experience for cricket fans.

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Updated: March 28, 2024 — 11:36 pm

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