The first ever T10 cricket league will have a 10-over-a-side match with 90 minutes of action, spread over four days. The league is scheduled to begin on December 21 and culminate on December 24 at the Sharjah Cricket Stadium in UAE.
Teams participating in T10 League (TCL):
1.) Kerala Kings
2.) Maratha Arabians
3.) Team Sri Lanka cricket
4.) Colombo Lions
6.) Bengal Tigers
All the six teams already picked up their icon players earlier, which include, Shahid Afridi (Pakhtoons), Misbah Ul Haq (Punjabi Legends), Virender Sehwag (Maratha Arabians), Shoaib Malik (Colombo Lions) and Sarfraz Ahmed (Bengal Tigers), while Sri Lanka will have one separate team.
Star cricketers namely Shahid Afridi, Shakib al Hassan, Kumar Sangakkara, Inzamam ul Haq, Virender Sehwag and Eoin Morgan has been selected as ambassadors of the six teams.
1. Team Sri Lanka Cricket:
Dinesh Chandimal (Captain), Lahiru Thirimanne, Dilshan Munaweera, Kithuruwan Vithanage, Angelo Jayasinghe, Thisara Perera, Nipun Karunanayake, Angelo Perera, Shehan Jayasuriya, Alankara Asanka, Wanidu Hasaranga, Kasun Madushanka, Dushmantha Chameera, Vishwa Fernando, Sachithra Senanayake and Jeffrey Vandersay.
2. Punjabi Legends:
Shoaib Malik (icon), Misbah ul Haq, Umar Akmal, Carlos Brathwaite, Abdul Razzaq, Ghulam Mudassar, Shareef Asadullah (UAE), Hassan Ali, Chris Jordan, Adil Rashid, Usama Mir, Rangana Herath, Dawlat Zadran, Ghulam Shabeer (UAE) and Luke Ronchi.
3. Kerala Kings:
Eoin Morgan (icon), Ryan Ten Doeschate, Babar Hayat, Wahab Riaz, Sohail Tanveer, Rohan Mustafa (UAE), Kieron Pollard, Shakib al Hassan, Paul Stirling, Imran Haider (UAE), Liam Plunkett, Samuel Badree, Nicholas Pooran, Chadwick Walton and Rayad Emrit.
4. Bengal Tigers:
Sarfraz Ahmed (icon), Rumman Raees, Hassan Khan, Anwar Ali, Darren Sammy, Mohammad Nawaz, Rovman Powell, Sunil Narine, Ryan Mclaren, Darren Bravo, Rameez Shahzad (UAE), Mohammad Naveed (UAE), Mustafizur Rahman, Andre Fletcher and Johnson Charles.
Shahid Afridi (icon), Fakhar Zaman, Tamim Iqbal, Dwayne Smith, Junaid Khan, Sohail Khan, Umar Gul, Shaheen Afridi, Mohammad Irfan, Ahmed Shehzad, Najibullah Zadran, Amjad Javed (UAE), Mohammad Nabi, Liam Dawson and Saqlain Haider.
6. Maratha Arabians:
Virender Sehwag (icon), Kumar Sangakkara, Mohammad Amir, Imad Wasim, Mohammad Sami, Shaiman Anwar (UAE), Alex Hales, Lendl Simmons, Rilee Rossouw, Kamran Akmal, Ross Whiteley, Reolof Van Der Merwe, Zahoor Khan (UAE), Wayne Parnell and Hardus Viljoen.