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MI Emirates Squad Unveiled For UAE ILT20 League

MI Emirates Squad ILT20: Full player list of MI Emirates (Mumbai Indians) franchise in UAE T20 league. MI Emirates announces players for inaugural edition, Kieron Pollard and Dwayne Bravo head list. The MI Emirates on 12th August announced their first list of signings with Kieron Pollard and Dwayne Bravo heading the list of 14 players for the upcoming inaugural edition of International League T20 (ILT20) UAE.

MI Emirates Players List

Mumbai Indians owned MI Emirates have announced their player list for UAE’s International League T20. The league has allowed the six participating franchises to pick as “direct acquisitions” up to 14 overseas players for their line-ups

The full list of players is as follows:

  1. Kieron Pollard,
  2. Dwayne Bravo,
  3. Nicholas Pooran,
  4. Trent Boult,
  5. Andre Fletcher,
  6. Imran Tahir,
  7. Samit Patel,
  8. Will Smeed,
  9. Jordan Thompson,
  10. Najibullah Zadran,
  11. Zahir Khan,
  12. Fazalhaq Farooqui,
  13. Bradley Wheal,
  14. Bas De Leede.

MI Emirates Franchise / Team Summary

MI Emirates UAE T20 League 2023 Squad, Players list announced: The MI Emirates team is a Twenty20 franchise cricket team plays in the International League T20 (ILT20) 2023 (also known as UAE T20 League). This franchise team is based in TBA, Emirate of Dubai, United Arab Emirates.

ILT20 FranchiseMI Emirates
T20 LeagueInternational League T20 (ILT20)
CaptainYet to be Announced
CoachYet to be Announced
OwnerReliance
CityAbu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates
Founded2022
Home groundSheik Zayed Cricket Stadium

The squad will be based in Abu Dhabi and includes a mix of current and past MI players and new players who join the #OneFamily. 𝐓𝐡𝐞 𝐂𝐡𝐚𝐦𝐩𝐢𝐨𝐧 𝘿𝙅 𝘽𝙧𝙖𝙫𝙤 is back with #Onefamily after 12 years!

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Abu Dhabi: Reliance Industries unveils names of new teams in UAE’s ILT20 Abu Dhabi “MI Emirates”

MI Emirates Abu Abu Dhabi: Abu Dhabi Are you ready to cheer the MI Team of Emirates? Abu Dhabi ILT20 team is officially called as “MI Emirates”.

MI Emirates: ILT20 League team of Abu Dhabi is called as “MI Emirates”. The Abu Dhabi team names that will adorn the iconic blue and gold of the team as well.

Reliance Industries Limited, the owners of Mumbai Indians, on Wednesday unveiled the names of the two franchises that recently joined the MI family.

The new entities take the iconic Mumbai Indians identity and weaves in the local influence of Abu Dhabi of Emirates.

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ILT20 Abu Dhabi: Inaugural International League T20

Inaugural International League T20 (ILT20 Abu Dhabi): If you love cricket, then be prepared to be hit for six as the Emirates Cricket Board (ECB) has confirmed the launch of the inaugural International League T20 (ILT20).

ILT20 Abu Dhabi: The league will see six franchises take to the creases of the world-class cricketing venues all over the UAE. With 34 matches scheduled for the first season, the tournament is hoping to provide a platform for Emirates Cricket to develop local talent and offer then the opportunity to train and play alongside some of the world’s best minds of today’s game.

For more information about ILT20, click here

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ILT20: International League T20

ILT20: International League T20 Dates, Venue, Teams, Owners, Telecast Into and more information about all you need to know.

International League T20: The Emirates Cricket Board will conduct the inaugural International League T20 from January 6 to February 12, 2023, with three IPL franchises owning outfits in the six-team league.

The sixteam franchise-style League will be played over a 34-match schedule at world-renowned, world-class venues in UAE.

The much-anticipated UAE T20 league, featuring 6 teams from some of the renowned franchise owners in cricket, has been named International League T20. The inaugural edition of the league will be played from January 6 to February 12.

CountriesUnited Arab Emirates
AdministratorEmirates Cricket Board
Format20-over cricket
First edition2022–23
Tournament formatRound-robin and playoffs
Number of teams6

Teams

The following teams and their owners were announced as taking part in the tournament:[8]

TeamCityOwner
Abu Dhabi Knight RidersAbu Dhabi, Emirate of Abu DhabiKnight Riders Group
TBDDubai, Emirate of DubaiGMR Group
TBDTBDAdani Group
TBDTBDCapri Global Capital Limited
TBDTBDLancer Capital LLC
TBDTBDReliance Strategic Business Ventures Limited

Rules

Eight out of eleven players on each team can be overseas players, which will be significantly higher than the four or five overseas-player-limit of other major T20 leagues.

International League T20 Venue

International League T20 scheduled venues and cities are Dubai, Abu Dhabi & Sharjah.

  1. Dubai International Stadium, Dubai
  2. Sheik Zayed Cricket Stadium, Abu Dhabi
  3. Sharjah Cricket Stadium, Sharjah

ECB Statement about ILT20

“The six-team franchise-style League will be played over a 34-match schedule at world-renowned, world-class venues of UAE. The first event is scheduled to be played between the window of 6th January and 12th February 2023,” the Emirates Cricket Board said in a statement.

UAE T20 League to get underway from January 6 in 2023 till February 12, 2023 and tournament will be clash with BBL, BPL

ILT20 Franchise

The ILT20 is certainly going to attract big names as Reliance Strategic Business Ventures, a subsidiary of the owners of Mumbai Indians, the Knight Riders, the owners of the Kolkata Knight Riders, the GMR group, who co-own Delhi Capitals, Capri Global, Lancer Capital, owners of Manchester United Premier League club, and Adani Sportsline are set to own a team each.

ILT20 Media Rights

Broadcasters: In May 2021, Essel Group owned Zee Entertainment Enterprises bought the media rights of this league for ten years at a cost of US$120 million.

Zee bags media rights for UAE T20 league globally. The league will air exclusively on Zee’s linear channels as well as its OTT platform Zee5

Zee has bagged global media rights contract with UAE T20 cricketing league. UAE’s T20 League today announced the signing of a long-term global media rights’ contract with Zee. The league will air exclusively on Zee’s linear channels as well as its OTT platform Zee5 across the world.

UAE T20 League matches will air across Zee’s 10 linear channels in the HSM (Hindi Speaking Markets), South and East regions in English, Hindi, and Tamil languages. The League will also be simultaneously streamed Live on Zee5, and on radio globally.

His Highness Sheikh Al Nahayan, ECB

“Emirates Cricket Board is delighted to welcome Reliance Industries, Kolkata Knight Riders, Capri Global, GMR, Lancer Capital, Adani Sportsline, broadcaster ZEE, and all other stakeholders to the newly established T20 League of UAE,” Minister of Tolerance and Coexistence and Chairman of the Emirates Cricket Board, His Highness Sheikh Nahayan Mabarak Al Nahayan said.

“Such illustrious, experienced names and entities as partners bode well for the UAE T20 League. Through the commitment of these partners, they have demonstrated confidence in the Emirates Cricket Board as we take the game into the future.

“As we begin this long journey, I am confident that together we will achieve new heights and in the process provide entertainment and excitement to the millions of fans around the globe who are waiting for the first ball of the UAE T20 League to be bowled.”