The much-awaited second season of the Global T20 Canada league is set to begin on July 25. The tournament will kickstart with a game between defending champions Vancouver Knights and Toronto Nationals. Global T20 Canada League 2019 will have 22 matches, including three playoffs, with the final taking place on August 11.
The league ends a week before the start of the ICC Americas T20 World Cup Qualifier, which is being staged from August 17-25 in Bermuda and will also feature Canada, Cayman Islands and the USA along with hosts Bermuda.
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The tournament will have six teams – Toronto Nationals, Montreal Tigers, Edmonton Royals, Vancouver Knights, Winnipeg Hawks and Brampton Wolves. Just like like year, this year’s edition will also feature a host of names. Veteran Indian batsman Yuvraj Singh will be one of the biggest attraction along with the likes of Kane Williamson, Andre Russell, Chris Gayle, Lasith Malinga and others.
So as the tournament is about to start, here are the six squads of the Global T20 Canada League:
Yuvraj Singh, Chirag Suri, Ravinderpal Singh, Salman Nazar, Rodrigo Thomas, Kieron Pollard, Calum MacLeod, Chris Green, Jasdeep Singh, Brendon McCullum, Heinrich Klaasen, Ghulam Shabber (Keeper), Trent Boult, Manpreet Gony, Sandeep Lamichhane, Jeremy Gordon,Mark Montfort
George Bailey, Kyle Coetzer, Arslan Khan, Ashtan Deosammy, Isuru Udana, Thisara Perera, Keemo Paul, Mohammad Naveed, Nizakat Khan, Nikhil Dutta, Niroshan Dickwella (Keeper), Matthew Cross (Keeper), Sunil Narine, Fawad Ahmed, Steven Taylor, Dillon Heyliger
Kane Williamson, Faf du Plessis, Akash Gill, Sherfane Rutherford, James Neesham, Richie Berrington, Navneet Dhaliwal, Ben Cutting, Shadab Khan, Mohammad Nawaz, Anshuman Rath (Keeper), Davy Jacobs, Safyaan Sharif, Ehsan Nawaz, Satsimranjit Dhindsa, Shahid Ahmadzai, Kyle Phillip
Chris Gayle, Rassie van der Dussen, Rizwan Cheema, Shoaib Malik, Hayden Walsh, Andre Russell, Daniel Sams, JJ Smit, Chadwick Walton (Keeper), Tobias Visee, Tim Southee, Michael Rippon, Ali Khan, Saad Bin Zafar, Rayyan Pathan, Harsh Thaker
Chris Lynn, Umar Akmal (Keeper), Najibullah Zadran, Rameez Shahzad, Shaiman Anwar, Sunny Sohal, Varun Sehdev, Dwayne Bravo, Jean-Paul Duminy, Dwayne Smith, Rayad Emrit, Hamza Tariq, Paul van Meekeren, Sompal Kami, Umair Ghani, Romesh Eranga, Kaleem Sana
Lendl Simmons, Andre Fletcher (Keeper), Babar Hayat, George Munsey, Nitish Kumar, Abraash Khan, Armaan Kapoor, Daren Sammy, Shakib Al Hasan, Colin Munro, Rohan Mustafa, Shahid Afridi, Timil Patel, Wahab Riaz, Zahoor Khan, Faisal Jamkhandi