Abu Dhabi T10 League 2019 Draft: The most awaited format of the cricket game is back! Building on fast-paced sports, nerve-racking matches and legendary line-ups, the T10 League has become an increasingly thrilling event.The popular politics revolving around squad changes and player swaps, together with the MENA region’s love for action and sports, has rendered the 3rd season to be an internationally streamed affair.
Abu Dhabi T10 League 2019 Draft and Leagues Details
Newly minted as the Abu Dhabi T10 League, the tournament is now scheduled to be held at the Zayed Cricket Stadium, Abu Dhabi, for the next 5 years. The 2019 version of the T10 League begins on 15thNovember and will involve groups stages, semis and then the final to be held on the 24th of November.
The squads themselves have undergone major changes:
- Deccan Gladiators, previously known as Karachians, have undergone an ownership change.
- Northern Warriors, employing players like WahabRiaz and Andre Russel, plan to take a shot for the title.
- Maratha Arabians, have a historic record of heavy hitting.
- Punjabi Legends, recovering from Shoaib Malik’s last season withdrawal.
- Rajputs, failing to impress in the last two seasons, seem to have a pretty impressive line-upfor the 2019 rendition.
- Bangla Tigers, a rebranding of the Pakhtoon squad, have become recently popular through star power.
- Kerala Knights, previously the Kerala Kings aim to take the title for a second time after hailing as Champions in the first season.
- The Bengal Tigers have been re minted as Delhi Bulls.
- Qalandars, the newest addition to the T10 League format, are easily the favorites for the season through the advocacy of Shahid Khan Afridi.
The 9 teams will participate through the group stages to follow the same tournament procedure as the earlier seasons. The 10-day event is planned through 3, 90-minute, matches per day.
Iconic Players of T10 League
EoinMorgan, has joined the 2019 draft after leading the England team to their most recent World Cup win.
Shoaib Malik is back from his hiatus last season and is a Pakistani favorite.
Darren Sammy, a West Indies icon, is the captain for Northen Warriors. Leading the team to victory last season, Sammy has loads to provide for in terms on entertainment and leadership.
Sri Lankans, Angelo Matthews and fast bowler LasithMalinga, are new, popular additions to the 2019 draft.
Shane Watson, one of the most famous heavy hitters, hailing from Australia, is still adapting to the shortest format of the cricket game.
Jofra Archer, has recently been popularized through his World Cup performances and is a star player for the Deccan Gladiators.
With the 3rd season almost upon us, the squads are being finalized, the players are getting ready and the stadium is being prepared. A chance to watch cricket legends in action has already kick started stadium bookings. The fans are excited and ready to support their favorite team! Are you ?