Virender Sehwag, Shahid Afridi, Chris Gayle to be a part of first ever T10 league in UAE

Virender Sehwag, Chris Gayle, Shahid Afridi and Kumar Sangakkara will be part of the T10 league, named Ten Cricket League, in the UAE.

PTI, Aug,23 2017

Bengaluru: Virender Sehwag, Chris Gayle, Shahid Afridi and Kumar Sangakkara will be part of the T10 league, named Ten Cricket League, in the UAE.

File image of Virender Sehwag. PTI

File image of Virender Sehwag. PTI

Teams playing in the league are - Team Punjabis, Team Pakhtoons, Team Maratha, Team Banglas, Team Lankans, Team Sindhis and Team Keralites, among others.

Afridi will lead Team Pakhtoons.

Habib Khan, owner of Pakhtoons commented, "I am excited to have Shahid Afridi, one of the greatest cricketers ever, to lead my team and you will see Pakhtoons in full force."

The league will have 10-over-a-side match with 90 minutes of action, spread over four days.

The event will begin on 21 December and culminate on 24 December at the Sharjah Cricket Stadium.

Shaji ul Mulk, president of TCL, said, "We are very excited about the concept of T10 as it brings cricket to the level of world sports of 90 minutes and fast pace action.

"We all enjoy T20. Wait till you experience T10! We have based this league on a South Asian concept as we have a dominant south Asian, cricket crazy population in the UAE and GCC," he said.

The auction will be conducted in the United Arab Emirates.

Published Date: Aug 23, 2017 | Updated Date: Aug 23, 2017




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