The home side, in this instance Afghanistan, which plays its home fixtures in the UAE, will be led by Nowroz Mangal, while UAE will be under the captaincy of Khurram Khan in this fixture that will complete the second round of the tournament.
Afghanistan and UAE are also scheduled to play two games as part of the Associate and Affiliate 50-over League on 10 and 12 October. ICC Regional Match Referee Graeme Le Brooy will be overseeing both the Intercontinental Cup fixture and the 50-over matches.
Squads and match officials for Afghanistan v UAE, Second Round Intercontinental Cup, 5 to 8 October and Associate and Affiliate 50-over League, 10 and 12 October, Sharjah
AFGHANISTAN (squad):Nowroz Mangal (captain), Mohamad Nabi, Asghar Stanikzai, Mohamad Shahzad, Javid Ahmadi, Samiullah Shinwari, Karim Sadiq, Hamid Hassan, Mirwais Ashraf, Aftab Alam, Gulbadin Naib, Dawlat Zadran, Izzatullah Dawlatzai, Hamza Hotak
UAE (squad):Khurram Khan (captain), Arshad Ali, Swapnil Patil, Amjad Ali, Palekar Hamid, Vikrant Shetty, Amjad Javed, Fayyaz Ahmed, Ahmed Raza, Shadeep Silva, Shoiab Sarwar, Ramveer Rai, Abdul Rehman, Asadullah Shareef
Umpires: Buddhi Pradhan of the ICC Associate and Affiliate Umpires Panel and Ahsan Raza of the Emirates International Panel of ICC Umpires
Match referee: Graeme Le Brooy
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