The 2022 edition of cricket’s fastest format will be the fourth as it has shifted to Abu Dhabi as per a five-year deal.
Organizers claimed in a release on Thursday that the league’s total economic impact value reached $621.2 million in 2021, while last season’s competition reached 342 million television and over-the-top (OTT), digital viewers.
“Through our partnership with Abu Dhabi T10, we have established Abu Dhabi as a leading sporting global hub and consistently demonstrated the city’s potential to both produce and host one of cricket’s most entertaining competitions It is,” said HE Arif Al Awani, General Secretary, Abu Dhabi Sports Council.
“This is a testimony to the success of an important strategic objective of the Government of Abu Dhabi; to create and deliver sporting events that contribute to enhancing the emirate’s leadership in global sports.”
Season 6 of the competition will see defending champion Deccan Gladiators defend their trophy against star-studded sides Delhi Bulls, Chennai Braves, Bangla Tigers, Northern Warriors and Team Abu Dhabi.
Captain Wahab Riaz and icon player Andre Russell were among the Deccan Gladiators squad that uncovered a slew of world-class players in 2021, along with Liam Livingstone, Eoin Morgan, Faf du Plessis and Moeen Ali.
Another stellar cast of cricketers will be selected to land in Abu Dhabi when the 2022 official draft begins at the end of the year, with the stars of the UAE men’s national team again honing their skills against the best of the world. given the opportunity to test.
The format of the tournament will remain the same, with each team playing 10 league fixtures before the top four sides advance to the playoffs and finals.
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