West Indies cricketer and T20 stalwart Chris Gayle cannot wait to characteristic within the Abu Dhabi T10 League. Gayle, the one participant to smash 1,000 sixes in T20 cricket, has stated the shorter the format, the extra thrilling the sport turns into for him. “The shorter the format, the more exciting the game becomes, I can’t wait to play at the Zayed Cricket Stadium again, watch out Abu Dhabi — a Gayle storm is coming!” stated Gayle, who will play for Team Abu Dhabi stated in a press release.
The eight sides, that may face off from January 28 to February 6, are Team Abu Dhabi, Maratha Arabians, Bangla Tigers, Deccan Gladiators, Qalandars, Delhi Bulls, Northern Warriors, and the Karnataka Tuskers who’ve been rebranded and can be often called Pune Devils.
This season of the Abu Dhabi T10 will see the world’s greatest participate, together with the big-hitters like West Indies’ Andre Russell and Pakistan’s Shahid Afridi.
The Qalandars boasts World T20 winner and Pakistani legend Shahid Afridi of their ranks.
“I look forward to coming back to the Abu Dhabi T10 and playing in one most stunning stadiums in the world” stated Afridi.
Dwayne Bravo is the previous captain of the West Indies cricket group and the Delhi Bulls have seized the chance and signed the West Indian all-rounder as their participant for this season.
The batsmen present the leisure with sixes and fours, but it surely’s the bowlers who’re key in profitable tournaments in a quick-paced format akin to this one.
Deccan Gladiators’ participant Sunil Narine can be a significant inclusion to the group. Sunil’s declare to fame got here in 2009 when he picked up all 10 wickets throughout a trial match and was picked up within the Trinidad and the Tobago squad.
“Although we have hosted numerous local and international cricket events in the past, our commitment to host the second season of Abu Dhabi T10 enhances our gold star portfolio of world-class destination sporting events,” stated Aref Al Awani,basic secretary of Abu Dhabi Sports Council.
The defending champions Maratha Arabians have determined to again expertise for this season as they’ve signed the World T20-winning participant Shoaib Malik as their icon participant. The former Pakistan captain will lead the Arabians facet for this season of the ADT10.
Isuru Udana is ready to showcase his slower ball variations because the icon participant for the Bangla Tigers. The Sri Lankan has come to be often called a T20 specialist on this planet of franchise cricket due to his performances within the Indian Premier League and Afghanistan Premier League.
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