The International League T20 (ILT20) 2024 is a professional Twenty20 cricket league in the United Arab Emirates, managed by the Emirates Cricket Board. Here’s a comprehensive overview of the tournament:

ILT20 Teams and Squads

There are six teams competing in ILT20 2024:

  1. Abu Dhabi Knight Riders: Captained by Sunil Narine, notable players include Andre Russell, David Willey, and Joe Clarke.
  2. Desert Vipers: Led by Colin Munro, with key players like Alex Hales, Tom Curran, and Shaheen Shah Afridi.
  3. Dubai Capitals: David Warner as captain, featuring Joe Root, Rovman Powell, and Sikandar Raza.
  4. Gulf Giants: Captained by James Vince, with Chris Jordan, Shimron Hetmyer, and Chris Lynn.
  5. MI Emirates: Led by Nicholas Pooran, including Dwayne Bravo, Trent Boult, and Kieron Pollard.
  6. Sharjah Warriors: Tom Kohler-Cadmore as captain, with players like Chris Woakes, Joe Denly, and Martin Guptill.
ILT20 2024: Squads, Fixtures, Schedule, Venue, Live Streaming Details
ILT20 2024: Squads, Fixtures, Schedule, Venue, Live Streaming Details

Schedule and Format

  • The tournament runs from January 19 to February 17, 2024.
  • A total of 34 matches will be played, following a double round-robin format with playoffs.
  • The top 4 teams will advance to the playoff round.

Below is the full schedule and squads of the International League T20 (ILT20) 2024 in table format.

ILT20 2024 Full Schedule

DateMatchVenueTime (IST)
Jan 19Sharjah Warriors vs Gulf GiantsSharjah Cricket Stadium8:00 PM
Jan 20Dubai Capitals vs MI EmiratesDubai International Cricket Stadium8:00 PM
Jan 21Desert Vipers vs Abu Dhabi Knight RidersDubai International Cricket Stadium4:00 PM
Jan 21MI Emirates vs Gulf GiantsSheikh Zayed Stadium, Abu Dhabi8:00 PM
Jan 22Dubai Capitals vs Sharjah WarriorsDubai International Cricket Stadium8:00 PM
Jan 23Abu Dhabi Knight Riders vs MI EmiratesSheikh Zayed Stadium, Abu Dhabi8:00 PM
Jan 24Gulf Giants vs Desert VipersDubai International Cricket Stadium8:00 PM
Jan 25Dubai Capitals vs Abu Dhabi Knight RidersDubai International Cricket Stadium8:00 PM
Jan 26Sharjah Warriors vs MI EmiratesSharjah Cricket Stadium8:00 PM
Jan 27Abu Dhabi Knight Riders vs Desert VipersSheikh Zayed Stadium, Abu Dhabi4:00 PM
Jan 27Gulf Giants vs Dubai CapitalsSharjah Cricket Stadium8:00 PM
Jan 28MI Emirates vs Abu Dhabi Knight RidersSheikh Zayed Stadium, Abu Dhabi4:00 PM
Jan 28Desert Vipers vs Sharjah WarriorsSharjah Cricket Stadium8:00 PM
Jan 29Sharjah Warriors vs Dubai CapitalsSharjah Cricket Stadium8:00 PM
Jan 30Desert Vipers vs MI EmiratesDubai International Cricket Stadium8:00 PM
Jan 31Abu Dhabi Knight Riders vs Gulf GiantsSheikh Zayed Stadium, Abu Dhabi8:00 PM
Feb 1Dubai Capitals vs Desert VipersDubai International Cricket Stadium8:00 PM
Feb 2MI Emirates vs Sharjah WarriorsSheikh Zayed Stadium, Abu Dhabi8:00 PM
Feb 3Desert Vipers vs Gulf GiantsDubai International Cricket Stadium4:00 PM
Feb 3Abu Dhabi Knight Riders vs Dubai CapitalsSheikh Zayed Stadium, Abu Dhabi8:00 PM
Feb 4MI Emirates vs Desert VipersSheikh Zayed Stadium, Abu Dhabi4:00 PM
Feb 4Gulf Giants vs Sharjah WarriorsDubai International Cricket Stadium8:00 PM
Feb 5Sharjah Warriors vs Abu Dhabi Knight RidersSharjah Cricket Stadium8:00 PM
Feb 6Dubai Capitals vs Gulf GiantsDubai International Cricket Stadium8:00 PM
Feb 7Abu Dhabi Knight Riders vs Sharjah WarriorsSheikh Zayed Stadium, Abu Dhabi8:00 PM
Feb 8Gulf Giants vs MI EmiratesDubai International Cricket Stadium8:00 PM
Feb 9Desert Vipers vs Dubai CapitalsDubai International Cricket Stadium8:00 PM
Feb 10Gulf Giants vs Abu Dhabi Knight RidersDubai International Cricket Stadium4:00 PM
Feb 10MI Emirates vs Dubai CapitalsSheikh Zayed Stadium, Abu Dhabi8:00 PM
Feb 11Sharjah Warriors vs Desert VipersSharjah Cricket Stadium8:00 PM
Feb 13Qualifier 1TBC8:00 PM
Feb 14EliminatorTBC8:00 PM
Feb 15Qualifier 2TBC8:00 PM
Feb 17FinalTBC8:00 PM

ILT20 2024 Full Squads

Abu Dhabi Knight Riders

  • Sunil Narine (c), Andre Russell, Ali Khan, Matiullah Khan, Sabir Ali, Marchant de Lange, Joe Clarke, Brandon McMullen, David Willey, Jake Lintott, Sam Hain, Laurie Evans, Michael Pepper, Ravi Bopara, Charith Asalanka, Imad Wasim, and others.

Desert Vipers

  • Colin Munro (c), Ali Naseer, Alex Hales, Tom Curran, Gus Atkinson, Wanindu Hasaranga, Dinesh Chandimal, Sherfane Rutherford, Sheldon Cottrell, Matheesha Pathirana, Shaheen Afridi, and others.

Dubai Capitals

  • David Warner (c), Rovman Powell, Dushmantha Chameera, Joe Root, Sikandar Raza, Dasun Shanaka, Andrew Tye, Mark Wood, Max Holden, Mohammad Mohsin, and others.

Gulf Giants

  • James Vince (c), Shimron Hetmyer, Chris Jordan, Chris Lynn, Gerhard Erasmus, Carlos Brathwaite, Dominic Drakes, Jamie Overton, Jamie Smith, Jordan Cox, Karim Janat, Mujeeb Ur Rahman, Rehan Ahmed, Richard Gleeson, and others.

MI Emirates

  • Nicholas Pooran (c), Kieron Pollard, Dwayne Bravo, Trent Boult, Andre Fletcher, Will Smeed, Akeal Hosein, Ambati Rayudu, Corey Anderson, Dan Mousley, Muhammad Waseem, Jordan Thompson, and others.

Sharjah Warriors

  • Tom Kohler-Cadmore (c), Chris Woakes, Daniel Sams, Dilshan Madushanka, James Fuller, Joe Denly, Johnson Charles, Junaid Siddique, Kusal Mendis, Lewis Gregory, Mahesh Theekshana, Mark Deyal, Mark Watt, Martin Guptill, Muhammad Jawadullah, Qais Ahmad, Sean Williams, and others.

Key Matches and Timings (All times in IST)

  • Opening Match (Jan 19): Sharjah Warriors vs Gulf Giants at 8:00 PM
  • Dubai Capitals vs MI Emirates (Jan 20): 8:00 PM
  • Desert Vipers vs Abu Dhabi Knight Riders (Jan 21): 4:00 PM
  • Final (Feb 17): 8:00 PM

Venues

  • Dubai International Cricket Stadium
  • Sharjah Cricket Stadium
  • Sheikh Zayed Cricket Stadium in Abu Dhabi

Telecast and Live Streaming

  • India: Zee5, Zee TV, Sony Six, &Flix, Zee Cinema, etc.
  • UK: Sky Sports Cricket
  • USA: Willow TV
  • Pakistan: A Sport, Geo Super
  • Australia: Fox Sport, Channel 9
  • Bangladesh: Ghazi TV
  • Sri Lanka: Supreme TV, Sony Six

Defending Champions

  • Gulf Giants won the inaugural championship in 2023.

Notable Highlights

  • Chris Jordan of Gulf Giants was named Player of the Tournament in 2023.
  • Alex Hales of Desert Vipers won the Most Runs award in 2023

FAQ

  • What is the International League T20 (ILT20) 2024?

    The ILT20 2024 is a professional Twenty20 cricket league in the United Arab Emirates, featuring six teams competing in a round-robin and playoff format.

  • When will ILT20 2024 take place?

    The tournament runs from January 19 to February 17, 2024.

  • Which teams are participating in ILT20 2024?

    The participating teams are Abu Dhabi Knight Riders, Desert Vipers, Dubai Capitals, Gulf Giants, MI Emirates, and Sharjah Warriors.

  • Where can I watch ILT20 2024 matches?

    Matches can be watched on various channels like Zee5, Zee TV, Sony Six, Sky Sports Cricket, Willow TV, A Sport, Geo Super, and Fox Sport, depending on your location.

  • How many matches will be played in ILT20 2024?

    A total of 34 matches will be played, including the playoffs and the final.

  • Who are the captains of the ILT20 2024 teams?

    Team captains include Sunil Narine (Abu Dhabi Knight Riders), Colin Munro (Desert Vipers), David Warner (Dubai Capitals), James Vince (Gulf Giants), Nicholas Pooran (MI Emirates), and Tom Kohler-Cadmore (Sharjah Warriors).

  • Where are ILT20 2024 matches being held?

    Matches are being played at various stadiums in the UAE, including Dubai International Cricket Stadium, Sharjah Cricket Stadium, and Sheikh Zayed Cricket Stadium in Abu Dhabi.

  • Who were the champions of the last ILT20?

    Gulf Giants won the inaugural championship in the previous season.

  • Are there any international players in ILT20 2024?

    Yes, the league features numerous international cricket stars from various countries, contributing to a highly competitive and entertaining tournament.

  • How can I stay updated with ILT20 2024 scores and news?

    You can follow the official ILT20 social media channels, sports news websites, and dedicated cricket apps for live scores, updates, and news.