Abu Dhabi T10 confirms eight-team participation for fourth season
Abu Dhabi T10 has announced the eight teams that will participate in its 10-day long fourth season, which is scheduled to begin from January 28 and go on until February 6, 2021.
Sanctioned by the International Cricket Council (ICC) and licensed by the Emirates Cricket Board (ECB), Abu Dhabi T10 is the world’s only ten-over international cricket event.
The eight teams that featured in the 2019 edition will return in full strength for the new season with the exception of Karnataka Tuskers, who have now rebranded themselves into Pune Devils.
The Abu Dhabi T10 was initially scheduled to begin from November 19 but was postponed due to the global pandemic. The league will have all its matches played at the Zayed Cricket Stadium in Abu Dhabi for the second consecutive season.
The eight teams fighting it out for the Abu Dhabi T10 2020-21 season are - Abu Dhabi, Maratha Arabians, Bangla Tigers, Deccan Gladiators, Qalandars, Delhi Bulls, Northern Warriors and Pune Devils.
Last season saw Dwayne Bravo’s Maratha Arabians register an emphatic eight-wicket win against Deccan Gladiators in the final to lift the title.
Whole Qalanders' George Garton finished as the leading wicket-taker in the tournament with 12 wickets last season, Chris Lynn’s tally of 371 runs helped Arabians secure the title.
The schedule for the latest Abu Dhabi T10 edition is yet to be released.