The United Arab Emirates International League T20 (ILT20) on Thursday announced the next group of exceptional, globally recognized cricket talents who have signed up to take part in the inaugural event.
Having recently announced some of the biggest names in global T20 cricket, the league is strengthening its roster by adding more impressive names to its roster of marquee players. Those joining this illustrious list include:
Mubashshir Usmani, Secretary General of Emirates Cricket, spoke about the latest list of players set to join the league: “Our team continues to be impressed with the quality of talent who have signed up to take part in ILT20.” that the roster of marquee players is growing in importance, as illustrated by our latest revelation, and we are encouraged to see exciting, emerging talent joining such seasoned names from world cricket.”
The latest reveal from players also includes; Will Smeed, Rehan Ahmed, Jordan Thompson, Sheldon Cottrell, Andre Fletcher, Tom Kohler-Cadmore, Bas de Leede, Chris Benjamin and Bilal Khan.
The first ILT20 to receive multi-year ICC approval will make its debut in January (2023) and will be played in a 34-match format at the UAE’s exemplary world-class cricket facilities in Dubai, Abu Dhabi and Sharjah. Franchisees include Reliance Industries, Kolkata Knight Riders, Capri Global, GMR, Lancer Capital and Adani Sportsline.