UAE head for South Africa warm-ups
The UAE team will tour South Africa as part of their preparation for the ICC World Cricket League which takes place in Namibia.
"The ICC World Cricket League is the qualifier for the 2011 World Cup. We will be playing against Uganda, Denmark, Argentina, Namibia and Oman. Prior to the series, UAE will tour South Africa to play a few warm-up matches," Mazhar Khan, administrator of the Emirates Cricket Board, told Gulf News.
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