Two new groups – Qalandars and Bangla Tigers – will participate on this yr’s T10 League in Abu Dhabi. The most recent staff, Qalandars, was unveiled on Sunday, with Shahid Afridi signing on because the franchise’s icon participant.
Qalandars have shut hyperlinks with their Pakistan Tremendous League (PSL) namesake Lahore Qalandars, with the Pakistani businessman Fawad Rana serving as chairman of each groups. Rana had additionally invested in a franchise, Durban Qalandars, within the stillborn T20 International League in South Africa, which later gave method to the Mzansi Tremendous League (MSL).
Bangla Tigers, owned by Bangladeshi businessmen Yasin Chowdhury and Sirajuddin Alam, a former BCB director, had been unveiled on Thursday.
The league had beforehand included a staff named Bengal Tigers, however that staff – owned by the India-based Danube Group – have since modified their identify to Delhi Bulls. The erstwhile Sindhis franchise, in the meantime, have been rebranded following a takeover by the Indian businessman Gaurav Grover, and can now be referred to as Deccan Gladiators.