Thursday, October 10
Officers from the ICC’s anti-corruption operation enter the players and match officials area during the UAE’s practice match against Namibia at the ICC Academy. After the game, Mohammed Naveed, the UAE captain, seam-bowler Qadeer Ahmed and batsman Shaiman Anwar, are led away for questioning.
Friday, October 11
Ahmed Raza is the UAE representative at an ICC promotional photo-call in Abu Dhabi for the captains of the 14 teams in the T20 World Cup Qualifier – not Naveed.
Saturday, October 12
The Emirates Cricket Board confirm Raza has replaced Naveed as UAE captain, and that the fast bowler has been withdrawn from the squad for the Qualifier – but no reasons are given as to why.
Monday, October 14
Shaiman and Qadeer Ahmed are also absent from the UAE squad for their first officially warm up match ahead of the Qualifier, against Scotland. Waheed Ahmed, Darius D'Silva and Junaid Siddique are the late replacements. Again, no official reason is given for the changes.
Wednesday, October 16
Naveed, Shaiman and Qadeer are charged by ICC with multiple breaches of cricket's anti-corruption code. Naveed says: "It is my mistake, and I feel guilty. My family is let down, my friends are let down. Everybody is let down."
Thursday, October 17
Qadeer admits failing to report a "wrong approach," but adds: "Financially, after playing four years of international cricket, me and my family are still in the same position, living in a rented house. I have not been involved in any illegal activity."
Monday, October 21
The UAE beat Hong Kong by eight wickets in Abu Dhabi. But shortly after victory is sealed, it is announced opening batsman Ashfaq Ahmed has been provisionally suspended by the ECB, as part of the ICC investigation.
Tuesday, October 22
UAE lose to Jersey in the Qualifier. It then revealed wicketkeeper Ghulam Shabber is absent without leave, having failed to show for a team meeting a day earlier, or board the bus to the ground. Instead, he had flown to Pakistan with no explanation.
Saturday, October 26
Shabber tells The National that he is willing to comply with the ICC's corruption probe from his home in Pakistan, but that he will not play cricket again. "I have left cricket behind, and want to move on with my life with my family," he says.
Wednesday, October 30
The national team's hopes of making it to the T20 World Cup in Australia next year end, as they are beaten by Scotland in the last-chance eliminator in Dubai. An hour later, the ECB confirm Shabber has been suspended for "absconding" and is part of the corruption investigation.
Thursday, October 31
The ECB announce the appointment of retired Lieutenant Colonel Mohammed Azam Khan to a new role as head of security and anti-corruption in the game here, as they try to "take a firm stance against activities of corruption."