Global T20 League: All you need to know about the Canadian Extravaganza

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The Canadian T20 tournament is LIVE from 25 July to 11 August 2019 in Ontario 

Launched in 2018, the Global T20 Canada (GLT20) cricket tournament is a one-of-a-kind, star-studded cricket championship that’s hosted in Canada. Its current (and second overall) edition is called Global T20 Canada 2019 and it follows the benchmarks set by some of the market leaders like the Indian Premier League (IPL) and Big Bash League (BBL). 

A total of 1000 players from 42 countries had applied to be a part of this grand tournament. Around 120 of them made the cut and they were consequently drafted in six competing teams. These teams shall run for glory over a 17-day period, from 25 July 2019 to 11 August 2019, thus spanning 22 matches in all. 

The grand tournament kicked-off with two power-packed games between Yuvraj-led Toronto Nationals and Gayle-led Vancouver Knights from CAA Centre in Ontario. You can catch the action LIVE on 25 July 2019 at 10 PM IST.

This is how the Squads for Canada  look like:

1. Toronto Nationals 

Coach: Geoff Lawson 

Yuvraj Singh (C), Trent Boult, Kieron Pollard, Mitchell McClenaghan, Brendon McCullum, Manpreet Gony, Jeremy Gordon, Chris Green, Heinrich Klaasen, Mark Montfort, Salman Nazar, Sandeep Lamichhane, Calum MacLeod, Ghulam Shabber, Ravinderpal Singh, Chirag Suri, Rodrigo Thomas.

2. Brampton Wolves 

Coach: Phil Simmons

Shahid Afridi, Colin Munro, Andre Fletcher, Darren Sammy, Lendl Simmons, Shakib Al Hasan, Babar Hayat, Faisal Jamkhandi, Armaan Kapoor, Abraash Khan, Zahoor Khan, Nitish Kumar, George Munsey, Rohan Mustafa, Wahab Riaz, Nawab Singh

3. Edmonton Royals

Coach: Stephen Fleming

  • Faf du Plessis, Kane Williamson, Ben Cutting, Shahid Ahmadzai, Richie Berrington, Navneet Dhaliwal, Satsimranjit Dhindsa, Akash Gill, Mohammad Hafeez, Davy Jacobs, Shadab Khan, Ehsan Nawaz, Mohammad Nawaz, James Neesham, Kyle Phillip, Anshuman Rath, Sherfane Rutherford, Safyaan Sharif

4. Montreal Tigers

Coach: Tom Moody

  • George Bailey, Keemo Paul, Thisara Perera, Sunil Narine, Kyle Coetzer, Matthew Cross, Ashton Deosammy, Niroshan Dickwella, Nikhil Dutta, Dillon Heyliger, Arslan Khan, Nizakat Khan, Mohammad Naved, Fawad Ahmed, Yax Patel, Bhupinder Singh, Isuru Udana

5. Vancouver Knights

Coach: Donovan Miller

  • Chris Gayle, Andre Russell, Tim Southee, Asif Ali, Saad Bin Zafar, Rizwan Cheema, Rassie van der Dussen, Ali Khan, Shoaib Malik, Matthew Nandu, Rayyan Pathan, Andile Phehlukwayo, Michael Rippon, Daniel Sams, JJ Smit, Aaron Summers, Harsh Thaker, Tobias Visee, Hayden Walsh Jr.

6. Winnipeg Hawks

Coach: Lalchand Rajput

  • Chris Lynn, Dwayne Bravo, JP Duminy, Dwayne Smith, Umar Akmal, Shaiman Anwar, Rayad Emrit, Romesh Eranga, Umair Ghani, Sompal Kami, Kaleem Sana, Varun Sehdev, Rameez Shahzad, Sunny Sohal, Hamza Tariq, Paul van Meekeren, Najibullah Zadran

Here’s how the schedule for the Global T20 Canada looks like:

2019 GT20 Schedule/Fixtures Round 1 (Round-robin phase)
25 Jul Toronto Nationals v Vancouver Knights (12.30pm)
26 Jul Montreal Tigers v Winnipeg Hawks (4.30pm)
27 Jul Toronto Nationals v Edmonton Royals (12.30pm) Montreal Tigers v Brampton Wolves (4.30pm)
28 Jul Vancouver Knights v Winnipeg Hawks (12.30pm) Edmonton Royals v Brampton Wolves (4.30pm)
29 Jul Toronto Nationals v Winnipeg Hawks (12.30pm) Montreal Tigers v Vancouver Knights (4.30pm)
31 Jul Montreal Tigers v Edmonton Royals (12.30pm)
1 Aug Winnipeg Hawks v Brampton Wolves (12.30pm)
2 Aug Vancouver Knights v Edmonton Royals (12.30pm)
3 Aug Toronto Nationals v Brampton Wolves (12.30pm) Winnipeg Hawks v Edmonton Royals (4.30pm)
4 Aug Vancouver Knights v Brampton Wolves (12.30pm) Toronto Nationals v Montreal Tigers (4.30pm)

Round 2
6 Aug 1st v 6th (12.30pm) 2nd v 5th (4.30pm)
7 Aug
3rd v 4th (12.30pm)
Playoffs [Teams in 5th and 6th positions of standings are eliminated after Round 2]
8 Aug Playoff 1: 1st v 2nd; Knockout: 3rd v 4th (4.30pm)
10 Aug Playoff 2: Loser of Playoff 1 v Winner of Knockout (2pm)
11 Aug Final: Winner of Playoff 1 v Winner of Playoff 2 (2pm)

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