A blockbuster match between Dubai Capitals and Abu Dhabi Knight Riders will originate the first-ever edition of Worldwide League T20 at Dubai Worldwide Stadium in Dubai from January 13. Abu Dhabi’s Zayed Cricket Stadium’s first sport is on Saturday 14 January, a clash between MI Emirates and Sharjah Warriors. The identical two groups will participate within the fixture at the renowned Sharjah Cricket Stadium on January 17, as per a assertion from the league.
Presenting the trophy for the inaugural season of Worldwide League T20!#internationalleaguet20 #ilt20 #ILT20onlyonzee #ADKR #DesertVipers #DubaiCapitals #GulfGiants #MIEmirates #SharjahWarriors pic.twitter.com/vccIGHQI7D— UAE world League T20 (@UAEILT20) October 10, 2022
Speaking concerning the ILT20 agenda, Mubashshir Usmani, Overall Secretary, Emirates Cricket Board acknowledged, “Here’s a truly moving time for the league and, collectively, we are glad to advise the 2023 ILT20 taking half in agenda. To gain superstars equivalent to Dubai Capital’s Dasun Shanaka and Abu Dhabi Knight Riders Andre Russell originate their groups’ accounts is terribly moving.”
“We will not wait for the groups to arrive (in early January) and fight it out on the park and provide world-class entertainment to the cricket followers here, within the UAE, and all over the globe. It’s terribly crucial for us to open the first season in an emphatic model, and the league management is terribly mad to gain engaged with globally recognised artists in Badshah and Jason Derulo, both of whom will no doubt energise the groups, and the followers main into the outlet match. We’re confident that the ILT20 will likely be success,” he concluded.
With ten suits scheduled in Abu Dhabi, sixteen in Dubai and eight in Sharjah, the competitors will living the UAE-cricketing stage on fire with stars equivalent to Shimron Hetmyer, Moeen Ali, Kieron Pollard, and Wanindu Hasaranga, besides to a preference of UAE’s elite taking half in in a total 34 suits, boasting 5-weekend-day double-headers, and the attach the six franchises will play every other twice before the playoffs, culminating within the thrilling remaining in Dubai on February 12 (2023).
Making its debut in January (2023), the inaugural ILT20, which has obtained multi-year ICC approval, will likely be played all over the UAE’s world-class Cricket facilities in Dubai, Abu Dhabi and Sharjah. Zee is the media partner of this league. Franchise groups, comprising 84 Worldwide and 24 UAE-based mostly avid gamers, consist of Abu Dhabi Knight Riders (Kolkata Knight Riders), Barren living Vipers (Lancer Capital), Dubai Capitals (GMR), Gulf Giants (Adani Sportsline), MI Emirates (Reliance Industries), and Sharjah Warriors (Capri Global).