Modified once again, although for testing period of time, cricket’s shortest format is going to spread one more branch to play and enjoy, that is T10 cricket. Hosting some top notch international stars, the Sharjah Cricket Stadium in UAE, is already to host the first T10 tournament. [বাংলায় পড়ুনঃ টিভি পর্দায় টি-১০ প্রতিযোগিতা]
It is all about a 90 minutes affair with cricket thus Wasim Akram, the living legend of Pakistan, now the coach and mentor of Maratha Arabians in the T10 league, said, “”Three hours of cricket in T20, or 90 minutes in T10, then you could go back home and chill.”
To transmit the heat, top broadcasting channels like Sony ESPN, Ten Sports, ARY Digital and OSN will telecast the matches live from Sharjah.
Three of the Bangladeshi stars, Shakib Al Hasan, Tamim Iqbal and Mustafizur Rahman has been invited by franchise teams in the new format, out of them, Mustafizur Rahman did not receive the NOC from Bangladesh Cricket Board as the board decided to rest the youngster after his prolong injury troubles in recent past.
Shakib Al Hasan will play in the Kerala Kings while Tamim Iqbal is registered to perform for Pakhtoons.
There are six teams competing in this tournament. These are Bengal Tigers, Kerala Kings, Maratha Arabians, Pakhtoons, Punjab Legends and Team Sri Lanka.