The Abu Dhabi T10 league is set to start on January 28, with reigning champions Maratha Arabians taking on the Northern Warriors at the Sheikh Zayed Cricket Stadium listed as the opening fixture of the new season in Abu Dhabi, UAE.
All the league and knockout matches of the Abu Dhabi T10 league will be played at the same venue. The 10-day long event will have three matches every day with a total of 29 matches to be played over the duration of the tournament.
Abu Dhabi T10 league 2021 schedule, fixtures and live India match times
All times are in Indian Standard Time (IST)
|28 January||Maratha Arabians vs Northern Warriors||5.30 PM IST|
|28 January||Pune Devils vs Deccan Gladiators||7.45 PM IST|
|28 January||Delhi Bulls vs Bangla Tigers||10.00 PM IST|
|29 January||Pune Devils vs Qalandars||5.30 PM IST|
|29 January||Maratha Arabians vs Delhi Bulls||7.45 PM IST|
|29 January||Deccan Gladiators vs Team Abu Dhabi||10.00 PM IST|
|30 January||Bangla Tigers vs Maratha Arabians||5.30 PM IST|
|30 January||Team Abu Dhabi vs Qalandars||7.45 PM IST|
|30 January||Northern Warriors vs Delhi Bulls||10.00 PM IST|
|31 January||Team Abu Dhabi vs Pune Devils||5.30 PM IST|
|31 January||Bangla Tigers vs Northern Warriors||7.45 PM IST|
|31 January||Qalandars vs Deccan Gladiators||10.00 PM IST|
|01 February||4th Group B vs 3rd Group A||5.30 PM IST|
|01 February||2nd Group B vs 1st Group A||7.45 PM IST|
|01 February||2nd Group A vs 3rd Group B||10.00 PM IST|
|02 February||1st Group A vs 4th Group A||5.30 PM IST|
|02 February||2nd Group A vs 4th Group B||7.45 PM IST|
|02 February||1st Group A vs 3rd Group B||10.00 PM IST|
|03 February||3rd Group A vs 1st Group B||5.30 PM IST|
|03 February||4th Group A vs 2nd Group B||7.45 PM IST|
|03 February||1st Group A vs 4th Group B||10.00 PM IST|
|04 February||3rd Group B vs 4th Group A||5.30 PM IST|
|04 February||1st Group B vs 2nd Group A||7.45 PM IST|
|04 February||2nd Group B vs 3rd Group A||10.00 PM IST|
|05 February||TBC vs TBC, Qualifier||5.30 PM IST|
|05 February||TBC vs TBC, Eliminator 1||7.45 PM IST|
|05 February||TBC vs TBC, Eliminator 2||10.00 PM IST|
|06 February||TBC vs TBC, Third-place||7.45 PM IST|
|06 February||TBC vs TBC, Final||10.00 PM IST|
The eight teams competing in the Abu Dhabi T10 league 2021 are – Abu Dhabi, Maratha Arabians, Bangla Tigers, Deccan Gladiators, Qalandars, Delhi Bulls, Northern Warriors and Pune Devils.
Every team will play the other three times in the group stage, before heading into the Super League on February 1.
The Maratha Arabians, Bangla Tigers, Delhi Bulls, and Northern Warriors will battle it out in Group A, while last season's finalists Deccan Gladiators will be up against Qalandars, Team Abu Dhabi and Pune Devils in Group B. The teams were assigned to their respective groups when the team squads were announced on December 25.
The playoffs will begin from February 5, with the top two teams facing each other in the Qualifier while the Eliminator features the third and fourth-placed teams battling it out for a spot in the final.
The third-place match and the Grand Final will be played on February 6.
Where to watch Abu Dhabi T10 league 2021 live in India?
The Abu Dhabi T10 league 2021 season will be telecast live on Sony SIX and Sony TEN 3 TV channels in India.
Live streaming of Abu Dhabi T10 league in India will be available on the Sony LIV app.
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Feature image courtesy: Instagram / Maratha Arabians T10