2019 Global T20 Canada is back with its second season. It is all set to entertain the audience from July 25, 2019. The schedule of the tournament has been released, where the opener will see Toronto National against defending champions Vancouver Knights. CCA Centre in Brampton will host all the matches.
Brampton Wolves will be a new franchisee who will replace West Indies B who were the runners-up of the inaugural season of Global T20 Canada.
This tournament will feature some top-class international players. One of India’s finest batsmen, Yuvraj Singh, who retired last month from the international cricket will make debut in an overseas league. He will be seen playing for Toronto Nationals.
New Zealand’s former captain and hard-hitting T20 player Brendon McCullum will join Yuvraj Singh in the Toronto Nationals side. New Zealand’s seam bowler Trent Boult, who had a good World Cup 2019 will take part in this league and will play for the same team.
New Zealand’s captain Kane Williamson will play his first game after the heartbreak of the World Cup Final. South African captain Faf Du Plessis will also join the league, and both players will turn-up for the same side, the Edmonton Royals.
T20’s legendary batsman Chris Gayle who is not in the squad for the India series will play for Vancouver Knights. Hard-hitting T20 specialist Andre Russell will join the hands with Gayle for the same team. South Africa’s middle-order batsman Rassie Van Der Dussen and New Zealand’s pacer Tim Southee will also play for Vancouver Knights.
Pakistani players will also be seen in Global T20 Canada. The likes of Shahid Afridi, Shoaib Malik, and Wahab Riaz. World Cup’s best performer Shakib Al Hasan and two-time T20 WC Champion Darren Sammy will join hands for Brampton Wolves.
Here is the complete squad of all the all teams in 2019 Global T20 Canada:
Yuvraj Singh, Chirag Suri, Ravinderpal Singh, Salman Nazar, Rodrigo Thomas, Kieron Pollard, Calum MacLeod, Chris Green, Jasdeep Singh, Brendon McCullum, Heinrich Klaasen, Ghulam Shabber, 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, Matthew Cross, 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, Mohammad Nawaz, Shadab Khan, Anshuman Rath, 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, Tobias Visee, Tim Southee, Michael Rippon, Ali Khan, Saad Bin Zafar, Rayyan Pathan, Harsh Thaker.
Chris Lynn, Umar Akmal, Najibullah Zadran, Rameez Shahzad, Shaiman Anwar, Sunny Sohal, Varun Sehdev, Dwayne Bravo, JP Duminy, Dwayne Smith, Rayad Emrit, Hamza Tariq, Paul van Meekeren, Sompal Kami, Umair Ghani, Kaleem Sana, Romesh Eranga.
Lendl Simmons, Andre Fletcher, 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.
Here is the Schedule of the Tournament: