Abu Dhabi T10 League 2020: Full listing of Icon Gamers, Groups, Format, Venue, TV Channel Info


This season of the Abu Dhabi T10 will see the world’s greatest participate, together with the ‘Universe Boss’ Chris Gayle, the six-hitting West Indian machine Andre Russell, Pakistan’s Shahid ‘Increase Increase’ Afridi.

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Arguably the best limited-overs cricketer of all-time, Chris Gayle will take centre stage because the ICON participant for Staff Abu Dhabi. With over 1,000 T20 sixes below his belt, the West Indian is raring to supply the fireworks within the fast-paced ten-over format.

“The shorter the format, the extra thrilling the sport turns into, I can not wait to play on the Zayed Cricket Stadium once more, be careful Abu Dhabi – a Gayle storm is coming!” stated Gayle.

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No boundary is just too large for Andre Russell and as soon as he will get going there isn’t a stopping him. The West Indian has performed in additional than 300 T20 matches and smashed over 800 boundaries in numerous leagues all over the world will now be part of the Northern Warriors as ICON participant this season.

The Qalandars boasts World T20 winner and Pakistani legend Shahid Afridi of their ranks. The explosive Pakistan cricketer held the document for the quickest century within the ODI format for greater than 17 years.

“I look ahead to coming again to the Abu Dhabi T10 and taking part in in a single most beautiful stadiums on this planet” stated Afridi.

Dwayne Bravo is the previous Captain of the West Indies cricket workforce and the Delhi Bulls have seized the chance and signed the West Indian all-rounder as their ICON participant for this season.

Whereas the batsmen present the leisure with sixes and fours, nevertheless it’s the bowlers who’re key in successful tournaments in a quick-paced format similar to this. Deccan Gladiators’ ICON participant Sunil Narine shall be a significant inclusion to the workforce. Narine’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.

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 previous Pakistan Captain will lead the Arabians aspect for this season of the ADT10.

Isuru Udana is about to showcase his slower ball variations because the ICON participant for the Bangla Tigers. The Sri Lankan, has come to be often known as a T20 specialist on this planet of franchise cricket because of his performances within the Indian Premier League (IPL), Afghanistan Premier League (APL) and the World Cup.

One other World T20 winner – Thisara Perera – will present his providers with each, bat and ball because the chosen ICON participant of the Pune Devils. Perera is understood for his harmful batting within the loss of life overs and sometimes performs the position of match finisher for his workforce.

His Excellency Aref Al Awani, Basic Secretary of Abu Dhabi Sports activities Council, struck a observe of satisfaction in commenting on Abu Dhabi’s ever-increasing sporting status: “Though we’ve got hosted quite a few native and worldwide cricket occasions prior to now, our dedication to host the second season of Abu Dhabi T10 enhances our gold star portfolio of world-class vacation spot sporting occasions. It builds upon and expands our profile for bringing collectively the highest athletes in world sport and providing elite competitors and unparalleled leisure worth.”

Abu Dhabi T10 builds on the surging recognition of the worldwide recreation and is the first-ever 10-over match on this planet to obtain the complete backing and sanction of each the Worldwide Cricket Council and the Emirates Cricket Board. The eight groups of Abu Dhabi T10 are bracing up for one more cracker of a season in January/February 2021.


The Abu Dhabi T10 match shall be broadcast on – Sony in India and Pakistan, Abu Dhabi Sports activities within the Center East and North Africa nations, Sky Sports activities in the UK and SuperSport in South Africa.


All of the matches have a 10-over-a-side format and period of 45 minutes a aspect totalling 90 minutes of play. The match is performed over ten days, with a round-robin adopted by semi-finals and the ultimate.

Full listing of ICON Gamers for all sides:

Gamers Staff
Chris Gayle (WI) Staff Abu Dhabi
Shahid Afridi (PAK) Qalandars
Dwayne Bravo (WI) Delhi Bulls
Andre Russell (WI) Northern Warriors
Sunil Narine (WI) Deccan Gladiators
Shoaib Malik (PAK) Maratha Arabians
Thisara Perera (SL) Pune Devils
Isuru Udana (SL) Bangla Tigers


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