The inaugural edition of the Tanzania T10 League, which starts on Sunday, is a testing ground for head coach Steve Tikolo to assess his player options for the African sub-regional qualifiers for the 2022 ICC Men’s T20 World Cup. The qualifiers will be held from October 25 - 31.
The Tanzania T10 League will start on Sunday, April 25 and will end on Tuesday, May 4. The tournament will have a single round-robin group stage format with each day accommodating two games.
After 15 group stage games, the play-off stage will commence from Sunday, May 2 and culminate with the final on Tuesday, May 4.
The six teams participating in Tanzania T10 League are Rhino Challengers, Simba Heroes, Twiga Masters, Tembo Rangers, Chui Riders and Buffalo Gladiators.
Tanzania T10 League teams and squads
Rhino Challengers: Arshaan Jasani (captain), Abdulrahman Akida, Abubakar Selemani, Acrey Pascal, Amiri Sadiki, Arshaan Jasani, Danish Unia, Harsheed Chohan, Kartik Syal, Kelvin Anjelo, Meet Jetha, Mohamed Salim, Nassoro Zahoro, Sajad Ratansi, Sanjay Bom and Vishal Patel
Simba Heroes: Jatin Darji (captain), Aahil Jasani, Abbas Adamjee, Abdullah Jabiri, Athumani Kakonzi, Basit Raja, Firoz Hatim Dahodwala, Gulraiz Haideri, Issa Safari, Ivan Ismail, Jay Hirwania, Mohammed Yunus, Ramesh Alluri, Vipin Abraham and Nandakishan Pottachira
Twiga Masters: Abhik Patwa (captain), Adnan Zariwala, Alhaj Sadick, Ashish Kamania, Ayaz Mustafa, Ejaz Aziz, Goodluck Andrew, Karim Rashidi Kiseto, Mohamed Omary, Mohammad Ali, Mukul Kumar, Pafrod Anacet, Sadiki Iddi, Wahid Hussain and Zamoyoni Ramadhani
Tembo Rangers: Riziki Kiseto (captain), Issa Kikasi, Ally Hafidh, Ankit Baghel, Baraka Robert, Gagan Alag, Johnson Nyambo, Jumanne Masquater, Khalil Rehemtullah, Muzamil Hussain, Raza Baloch, Riken Patel, Suraj Pala, Vaibhav Bhatia and Waheed Mushtaq
Chui Riders: Zafar Khan (captain), Amit Raghuvanshi, Arsalaan Premji, Athumani Siwa, Bhavesh Govind, Gokul Das, Hamisi Lyimo, Jayantilal Pindoria, Jitin Pratap Singh, Kheel Suchak, Kibwana Salum, Kishwabi Ngozi, Salum Jumbe, Tambwe Rashidi and Yash Hirwania
Buffalo Gladiators: Kassimu Nassoro (captain), Abdulwahid Mohamed, Ally Mpeka, Lazaro Festo, Mohamed Rizvi, Nasibu Mapunda, Nisar Ahmed, Nyenje Hashim, Rijali Fentu, Salmini Yusuph, Sameer Zaidi, Sefu Athuman, Sefu Khalifa, Vikram Rathore and Suraj Kumar
Tanzania T10 League 2021 schedule, fixtures and live India match times
All timings are in Indian Standard Time (IST)
Sunday, April 25
Twiga Masters vs Rhino Challengers - 11:00 AM IST
Chui Riders vs Simba Heroes - 1:00 PM IST
Monday, April 26
Tembo Rangers vs Buffalo Gladiators - 11:00 AM IST
Simba Heroes vs Twiga Masters - 1:00 PM IST
Tuesday, April 27
Rhino Challengers vs Chui Riders - 11:00 AM IST
Buffalo Gladiators vs Simba Heroes - 1:00 PM IST
Wednesday, April 28
Chui Riders vs Twiga Masters - 11:00 AM IST
Rhino Challengers vs Tembo Rangers - 1:00 PM IST
Thursday, April 29
Rhino Challengers vs Simba Heroes - 11:00 AM IST
Twiga Masters vs Tembo Rangers - 1:00 PM IST
Friday, April 30
Buffalo Gladiators vs Chui Riders - 11:00 AM IST
Rhino Challengers vs Buffalo Gladiators - 1:00 PM IST
Saturday, May 1
Tembo Rangers vs Chui Riders - 11:00 AM IST
Buffalo Gladiators vs Twiga Masters - 1:00 PM IST
Sunday, May 2
Simba Heroes vs Tembo Rangers - 11:00 AM IST
TBC vs TBC - 1 PM IST
Monday, May 3
TBC vs TBC - 11:00 AM IST
TBC vs TBC - 1:00 PM IST
Tuesday, May 4
Tanzania T10 League final - 11:00 AM IST
Where to watch Tanzania T10 League live in India?
Live streaming of Tanzania T10 League will be available on the FanCode app and website. There will be no telecast of the Tanzania T10 League in India.
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