The fifth season of the Abu Dhabi T10 cricket tournament kicks off with defending champions the Northern Warriors taking on the Delhi Bulls in the opening night double-headed first match on November 19.
The English duo of Moeen Ali and Chris Jordan will represent the current two-time champions against a Delhi Bulls side that includes Dwayne Bravo and Eoin Morgan.
The second game of the opening day will be played between home side Team Abu Dhabi and the Bangla Tigers, with both teams looking to get off to a perfect start in pursuit of a first Abu Dhabi T10 title.
The Abu Dhabi team will feature West Indies legend Chris Gayle and England superstar Liam Livingstone, while Bangla Tigers will feature iconic Pakistani all-rounder Shahid Afridi and former South African captain Faf du Plessis.
“We look forward to starting with another exciting edition of cricket’s fastest format and witnessing some of the best players in the world here in Abu Dhabi,” said Shaji ul Mulk, president and owner of Abu Dhabi T10. an exit. “The Abu Dhabi T10 promises to deliver two exciting weeks of cricket action and we are delighted to welcome cricket fans from the United Arab Emirates back to the stadium as we close a historic cricket calendar in the country . ” The second day will see Yusuf Pathan. adding his wealth of experience to the Chennai Braves against a team of Deccan Gladiators with Andre Russell in their ranks.
In total, there will be 35 matches played over 15 days at Zayed Cricket Stadium, with each team meeting twice before the top four teams advance to qualifying scheduled for December 3.
From there, the teams in first and second place in the group stage will compete in a qualifying match, with the winner advancing to the final. The losing team of the first qualifying round will then have a second chance to reach the top shock by facing the winner of the eliminator of the day between the teams ranked third and fourth.
A play-off for third and fourth place will be played on December 4.
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