Season 5 of Abu Dhabi T10 League Players Draft is set to be held on October 7 with Faf du Plessis, Andre Russell, Dwayne Bravo, Eoin Morgan, Jason Roy and Chris Gayle all set to be a part of the draft process.

Ahead of the Players Draft, Faf du Plessis (Bangla Tigers), Andre Russell (Deccan Gladiators), Nicholas Pooran (Maratha Arabians), Liam Livingstone (Team Abu Dhabi), Jason Roy (Delhi Bulls) and Chris Jordan (Northern Warriors) were named as the icon players for their respective franchises.

The fifth season of the Abu Dhabi T10 League will be held between November 19 and December 4 this year with a total of 1,186 players from 26 countries registered for the Players Draft - the highest in the history of the tournament.  

Speaking about the power-packed icon player line-up for Season 5 of the Abu Dhabi T10 League, Mr. Shaji Ul Mulk, Chairman, T10 Sports Management said, “We are absolutely thrilled to have these star players feature as the icon players in the Abu Dhabi T10 League. The league is nothing without its players and fans and therefore we couldn't be more delighted about welcoming some of the biggest cricket stars to the Abu Dhabi T10 League once again. We are absolutely overwhelmed to see the number of cricketers registering for the Abu Dhabi T10 League Players Draft. The talent pool of the Abu Dhabi T10 League grows manifold with each season."

The full squads of each of the franchises will be confirmed following the Abu Dhabi T10 League Players Draft on October 7.

Live streaming of Abu Dhabi T10 League Players Draft Live will be available on the official Abu Dhabi T10 League page on YouTube from 8:30 PM IST.


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