YORKSHIRE director of cricket Martyn Moxon says the membership’s participation within the inaugural Abu Dhabi T20 Trophy in October is a chance for the membership to additional develop its sport within the shortest format.
Yorkshire are one in every of six groups to participate within the round-robin occasion, which is able to run from October Four-6.
In addition to Yorkshire, Australia’s Hobart Hurricanes and the Lahore Qalandars, a mainstay of the Pakistan Tremendous League, will even participate.
South Africa’s Multiply Titans and Afghanistan’s Enhance Defenders are additionally collaborating, with a sixth staff but to be introduced.
West Indies’ batsman Chris Gayle is earmarked to play for the Defenders, whereas England tempo bowler Tymal Mills is ready to play for Hobart.
“It’s tremendous that we’ve been asked to take part in this,” mentioned Moxon. With all 18 first-class counties obtainable, for us to be requested is a feather in our cap. It offers us the chance to pit our wits once more among the finest gamers on the earth.
The way in which cricket goes, for us to be concerned in these tournaments reminiscent of this, with our future in thoughts, could be very promising.
“It’s much like the Champions League again in 2012, so we’re all actually wanting ahead to it.
“The way in which cricket goes, for us to be concerned in these tournaments reminiscent of this, with our future in thoughts, could be very promising.
“It is going to be a brief journey and we’ll have three days over there to organize, however will probably be very attention-grabbing. It is going to be nice to check ourselves in opposition to the very best on the earth.”