UAE T20 League: Gulf Giants reveals squad for inaugural UAE International League T20
UAE T20 League: The squad for the inaugural International League T20 (ILT20) by the United Arab Emirates (UAE) Cricket, which will take place in 2023, was unveiled by Gulf Giants, a franchise owned by Adani Sportsline.
Some of the team’s well-known players are Chris Lynn of Australia, Shimron Hetmyer of the West Indies, David Wiese of Namibia, Ollie Pope of England, and also Chris Jordan of England. The team is head by former Zimbabwe captain and World Cup champion Andy Flower.
“The moment which our fans have been awaiting has arrived! The Gulf Giants unveil the #GiantArmy that will compete in next year’s #ILT20 Which player are you most excited to see in the squad? #Adani #UAECricket @adanisportsline @EmiratesCricket @ILT20Official,” tweeted Gulf Giants.
The moment which our fans have been awaiting has arrived!
— Gulf Giants (@GulfGiants) August 17, 2022
The third team to announce its lineup of foreign players is Gulf Riders, following the MI Emirates and Abu Dhabi Knight Riders.
Adani Sportsline, a division of the Adani Group, made a historic entry into franchise cricket in May. When it purchased the rights to run a franchise in the premier T20 league in the UAE.
The first International League T20 (ILT20) League would be played during the window of January 6. And February 12, 2023, the Emirates Cricket Board announced in July.
At prestigious, top-tier venues in the United Arab Emirates. The six-team franchise-style League will set to played over the course of 34 matches. Therefore, the first competition slated to take place between January 6 and February 12, 2023.
Shimron Hetmyer (West Indies), Chris Jordan (West Indies), Chris Lynn (Australia), Tom Banton (England), Dominic Drakes (West Indies), David Weise (Namibia), Jamie Overton (England), Richard Gleeson (England), Rehan Ahmed (England), Wayne Madsen (Italy), Liam Dawson (England), Ollie Pope (England), James Vince (England), Qais Ahmed (Afghanistan).
Head coach: Andy Flower
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