DSport, an Indian television channel owned by Discovery Networks Asia Pacific, will be broadcasting the 10th US Open T20 in Florida, USA from Dec 12th – 16th, 2018. The ICC approved T20 League is organised by Cricket Council USA (ccusa.info) and will be played at Central Broward Regional Park & Stadium in Lauderhill, Florida.
A staggering total of 24 team’s will be competing for the trophy with 6 groups comprising of 4 team’s each. Each match-day will see 12 games played from 9 am – 11 pm (local time). Dsport will be broadcasting 17 games from the tournament including the Final on 16th Dec 2018.
The previously held edition in 2017 saw a big number of West Indies players take part in the competition along with players from other Associate member nations as well. The tournament also provided good exposure to current USA national squad members such as Saurabh Netravalker, Jaskaran Malhotra and Ali Khan.
10th US Open T20 Groups and Team’s:
Division A Group 1: MitchCA XI, Pakistan First, Somerset Cavaliers & Yash Dallas Cricboys
Division A Group 2: CT Blizzards, US All Stars, US Flyers & UCT UAE Cricket
Division A Group 3: California Bears, Kings XI Chicago, Punjabi Lions & Underdogs
Division A Group 4: Atlanta Fire, Florida Scorpions, Smart Choice & Tampa Tigers
Division A Group 5: Atlanta Griffin, Chicago Catcher, D R Tigers & Vancouver All Stars
Division A Group 6: Adam Sanford All Stars, Miami Sharks, Titans Cricket Club & Yankee Royals CC
Some of the prominent names from Full member and Associate member nation players set to take part in the tournament are Elmore Hutchinson (USA), Ali Khan (USA), Jaskaran Malhotra (USA), Hamza Tariq (Canada), Rayad Emrit (WI), Samuel Badree (WI), Wayne Parnell (South Africa), Safyaan Sharif (Scotland), Fawad Alam (Pakistan), Nikhil Dutta (Canada), Nitish Kumar (Canada), Saad bin Zafar (Canada), Nosthush Kenjige (USA), Roy Silva (USA), Nicholas Pooran (WI), Saurabh Netravalkar (USA), Keiron Pollard (WI), Gulbadin Naib (Afghanistan), Sunil Narine (WI), Kyle Phillip (USA), Romesh Don (Canada), Fahad Nawaz (UAE), Mudassir Bukhari (Netherlands), Abdul Razzaq (Pakistan), Salman Butt (Pakistan), Monank Patel (USA), Xavier Marshall (USA), Andre Russell (WI), Rahkeem Cornwall (WI) & Evin Lewis (WI).
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