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UAE T20X 2018 Schedule, Timetable, Squad, Drafting, Live Streaming & Broadcasting

UAE T20X 2018 Schedule, Timetable, Squad, Live Streaming & Broadcasting

The first ever T20 League in UAE will be played in UAE T20x league was officially launched in June 2018. This tournament was held in UAE. T20x UAE will start from December 19, 2018, to January 11, 2019. Drafting of T20X will held 19 November. Here we can discuss complete timetable schedule venue schedule and everything related to T20x UAE.

According to the source, five teams are participating in T20X UAE. Each team will play twice with other teams so according to this, there will be 20 matches in this event. T20X will be played according to round-robin method and knock-outs season will be played by top 3 teams of T20x UAE.

UAE T20X

Brand Ambassador of T20x UAE

South African legend AB de Villers is the brand ambassador of T20x UAE.

T20x UAE consists of 22 matches, all matches are scheduled Abu Dhabi, Dubai and Sharjah. T20x UAE consists of 24 days and total 22 matches will be played between five franchises. Highest score franchise will direct make its way to final.
2nd and 3rd place teams will play for the final match of T20x UAE.

Five teams that are participant in the T20x will be based out of Abu Dhabi, Dubai, Sharjah, Ajman and Ras AL Khaimah, All five cities that are playing also host the tournament.

Drafting of T20x will be held in 19 November

Every team has 16 members which have 6 international players, That will be chosen with drafts. Three players are from ICC Full Member Nations, Three from ICC Associate countries, Four emerging and junior and three UAE players at the part of T20x teams.

According to news West Indians legends, Viv Richards and Brian Lara join the squad as mentors of the UAE T20x. Coaches of UAE T20x are Courtney Walsh, Ricardo Powell, Phil Simmons, and Vasbert Drakes already signed up to the tournament.

Cricket Players from different countries are expected to be part of UAE T20x. Australian cricketer Steven Smith also decided to be the part of this tournament.

 

David East, the Emirates Cricket Board CEO said:

Our firm aim is for this event to take the sport to all corners of the UAE and to develop cricket at a grassroots level initially in – Abu Dhabi, Dubai, Sharjah, Ajman and Ras Al Khaima. This will not be just another T20 tournament; it will be a true international festival of sport and the hottest cricket ticket in the UAE.

UAE T20X Icon Players

Final player list will be updated after the drafting of UAE T20X. Till now AB de Villiers has agreed to be the brand ambassador for the tournament. Shahid Afridi, David Miller, Eoin Morgan, Andre Russell, and Kumar Sangakkara. Steven Smith will also feature in this competition.

However, 500 players register themselves to be the part of UAE T20X. Every team has 16 players.

Six out of these 16 players will be internationals belonging to the Test-playing nations
Three players in the squad will need to be from UAE
Three more players will need to be from non-Test playing countries other than UAE
Four players will be juniors or emerging players from Test-playing nations.

 

Drafting of UAE T20X 2018

Drafting of UAE T20X held on 19 November after that complete list of all five teams will be updated. Icon players are update and coaches of teams are also announce but complete teams of UAE T20X will be clear after the complete drafting of UAE T20X.

 

UAE T20X Live Streaming & TV Broadcast

This is the first ever edition of UAE T20X so till now there is now update about the live broadcasting of UAE T20X but it will be announced soon and we will update here.

 

FAQ’s about UAE T20X

 

How many teams will take part in the UAE T20X tournament?

Five teams are the part of UAE T20X. After drafting complete teams squad will be published here.

How many days will the UAE T20X tournament last?

UAE T20X will start 19 December 2018 to 11 January 2019. So the UAE T20X will take 24 days.

What’s the format of the UAE T20X?

Five teams will play round-robin competition. Every team will play 8 matches. Top 3 are the part of eliminator round.

 

 

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