After many global leagues, now Abu Dhabi T10 League is going to play their respective tournament and one of the good news is that an Indian player is going to showcase his talent in the tournament. That’s none other than Pravin Tambe, a 49 year old leg spinner who has been signed for Maratha Arabians in the upcoming fourth edition of the league. The league will take place from 28th January 2021 to 6th February 2021.
Pravin Tambe has been set signed from the list of 600 players and Maratha Arabians boarded his name for the team.
In the meeting held for the league which took place on 23rd December, and discussed that eight teams are going to participate and arranged in two equal groups. Group-A represented by four teams that is the defending champions Maratha Arabians, Northern Warriors, Bangla Tigers and Delhi Bulls whereas the Group-B consists of Deccan Gladiators, Pune Devils, Qalandars and Team Abu Dhabi.
He has also emerged as the first Indian cricketer to represent in the Caribbean Premier League and was the key member of Trinbago Knight Riders. He has represented in many global leagues and has also played for Sindhis in the T10 league of Sharjah where he took 8 wickets in span of just 4 matches with five wicket haul.
The leg spinner came into the limelight when he played for Rajasthan Royals made debut in the age of 41 in year 2014. He also took a hat trick against Kolkata Knight Riders.
Along with players like Shoaib Malik, Laurie Evans, Taskin Ahmed , Mosaddek Hossain, Shan Malhotra, Abdul Shakoor and Sompal Kami, Tambe will represent.
The tournament will he broadcasted by Sony Sports Network and will also live streaming in Fancode app.
Iconic players of each team
Qalandars- Shahid Afridi
Deccan Gladiators- Sunil Narine
Team Abu Dhabi- Chris Gayle
Delhi Bulls- Dwayne Bravo
Pune Devils- Thisara Perera
Bangla Tigers- Isuru Udana
Maratha Arabians- Shoaib Malik
Here’s the squads’ list for Abu Dhabi T10 League –
Noor Ahmad, Qais Ahmad, Johnson Charles, Fazalhaq Farooqui, Andre Fletcher, Mahedi Hasan, Adam Hose, Afif Hossain, Mohammad Irfan, Karim Janat, Aryan Lakra, Tom Moores, Chirag Suri, Isuru Udana, Mujeeb ur Rahman, David Wiese
Imtiaz Ahmed, Prashant Gupta, Wanindu Hasaranga, Colin Ingram, Azam Khan, Zahoor Khan, Lahiru Kumara, Sunil Narine, Kieron Pollard, Bhanuka Rajapaksa, Ravi Rampaul, Mohammad Shahzad, Hamdan Tahir, Imran Tahir, Hafeez ur Rehman, Zeeshan Zameer
Sheraz Ahmad, Dwayne Bravo, Amad Butt, Dushmantha Chameera, Kashif Daud, Fidel Edwards, Rahmanullah Gurbaz, Ali Khan, Evin Lewis, Adam Lyth, Mohammad Nabi, Sherfane Rutherford, Waqar Salamkheil, Dasun Shanaka, Nyeem Young
Taskin Ahmed, Muktar Ali, Laurie Evans, Amjad Gul, Mohammad Hafeez, Mosaddek Hossain, Sompal Kami, Shoaib Malik, Ishan Malhorta, Maroof Merchant, Syed Shah, Abdul Shakoor, Pravin Tambe
Fabian Allen, Rayad Emrit, Brandon King, Nicholas Pooran, Rovman Powell, Nuwan Pradeep, Wahab Riaz, Wayane Parnell, Junaid Siddique, Lendl Simmons, Ansh Tandon, Maheesh Theekshana, Amir Yamin
Waheed Ahmad, Mohammad Amir, Vriitya Aravind, Sam Billings, Mohammad Boota, Nasir Hossain, Chamara Kapugedera, Karan KC, Asif Khan, Dinesh Kumar, Kennar Lewis, Ajantha Mendis, Thisara Perera, Darwish Rasooli, Devon Thomas, Hardus Viljoen
Shahid Afridi, Fayyaz Ahmed, Sultan Ahmad, Sohail Akhtar, Asif Ali, Hasan Ali, Khurshid Anwar, Tom Banton, Ben Dunk, Chris Jordan, Maaz Khan, Sharjeel Khan, Azmatullah Omarzai, Samit Patel, Phil Salt, Sohail Tanvir
Team Abu Dhabi
Ben Cox, Avishka Fernando, Chris Gayle, Alex Hales, Leonardo Julien, Kushal Malla, Chris Morris, Obed McCoy, Karthik Meiyappan, Rohan Mustafa, Usman Shinwari, Naveen-ul-Haq, Hayden Walsh Jnr, Luke Wright, Najibullah Zadran
Group A features team like the Maratha Arabians, Northern Warriors, Bangla Tigers and Delhi Bulls. On the other hand, Group B has Qalandars, Team Abu Dhabi, the Gladiators and Pune Devils.
January 28: Maratha Arabians v Northern Warriors, Deccan Gladiators v Pune Devils, Delhi Bulls v Bangla Tigers
January 29: Pune Devils v Qalandars, Maratha Arabians v Delhi Bulls, Deccan Gladiators v Team Abu Dhabi
January 30: Bangla Tigers v Maratha Arabians, Team Abu Dhabi v Qalandars, Delhi Bulls v Northern Warriors
January 31: Team Abu Dhabi v Pune Devils, Bangla Tigers v Northern Warriors, Deccan Gladiators v Qalandars
February 1: A3 v B4, A1 v B2, A2 v B3
February 2: A4 v B1, A2 v B4, A1 v B3
February 3: A3 v B1, A4 v B2, A1 v B4
February 4: A4 v B3, A2 v B1, A3 v B2
February 5: Qualifier (1st v 2nd), Eliminator 1 (3rd v 4th), Eliminator 2 (Loser Qualifier v Winner Eliminator 1)
February 6: Final
Abu Dhabi T10 League 2021 List of Broadcasters
India – Sony Six, Sony Ten 3, Sony LIV
Pakistan – Ten Sports
UK and Ireland – Sky Sports Cricket
Bangladesh – T Sports
MENA – Sony Max Abu Dhabi Sports (UAE)
South Africa – SuperSports
Sri Lanka – Vasantham TV
USA and Canada – Willow TV
Afghanistan – RTA Sports
Caribbean – Sports Max TV
Australia, USA, Canada, Sri Lanka, Bangladesh, Afghanistan, Nepal, Bhutan, Maldives, Malaysia, Hong Kong, Indonesia – Eros Now (Non-Exclusive OTT)
Meanwhile, Sky247.net have grabbed the ‘powered by’ sponsorship rights of the T10 League. Sky247 is the fastest growing sports portal and it will play a huge role in making sure that the tournament reaches a wider audience.