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Virender Sehwag, Chris Gayle, Shahid Afridi To Play In UAE T10 League

PTI |August 24, 2017, 10:05 AM IST
Virender Sehwag, Chris Gayle, Shahid Afridi To Play In UAE T10 League

Virender Sehwag, Chris Gayle, Shahid Afridi and Kumar Sangakkara will be part of the T10 league, named Ten Cricket League, in the UAE.

Teams playing in the league are – Team Punjabis, Team Pakhtoons, Team Maratha, Team Banglas, Team Lankans, Team Sindhis and Team Keralites, among others. Afridi will lead Team Pakhtoons.

Habib Khan, owner of Pakhtoons commented: "I am excited to have Shahid Afridi, one of the greatest cricketers ever, to lead my team and you will see Pakhtoons in full force."

The league will have 10-over-a-side match with 90 minutes of action, spread over four days. The event will begin on December 21 and culminate on December 24 at the Sharjah Cricket Stadium.

Shaji ul Mulk, president of TCL, said: "We are very excited about the concept of T10 as it brings cricket to the level of world sports of 90 minutes and fast pace action."

"We all enjoy T20. Wait till you experience T10! We have based this league on a South Asian concept as we have a dominant south Asian, cricket crazy population in the UAE and GCC," he said.

The auction will be conducted in the United Arab Emirates.

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1 India 3631 113
2 New Zealand 2547 111
3 South Africa 2917 108
4 England 3778 105
5 Australia 2640 98
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1 England 6745 125
2 India 7071 122
3 New Zealand 4837 112
4 Australia 5543 111
5 South Africa 5193 110
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1 Pakistan 7365 283
2 England 4253 266
3 South Africa 4196 262
4 India 8099 261
5 Australia 5471 261
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