IPL Big Names Added to Northern Warriors Squad for Abu Dhabi T10 League 2021
The Northern Warriors on Thursday announced an impressive list of players for the upcoming Fifth Season of Abu Dhabi T10 League 2021, going to be played from November 19, 2021 at the Sheikh Zayed Cricket Stadium, Abu Dhabi.
The Northern Warriors have built a solid squad at the 2021 ADT10 draft and added some big names both legends and new emerging talents to their team.
The Northern Warriors have announced speedster Chris Jordan as the team's icon player – the England’s fast bowler, leading wicket-taker in T20 league, also well known for his star performance in IPL adding a lot of value to the teams like Royal Challengers Bangalore, Kings XI Punjab, Sunrisers, Punjab Kings. He was also the ‘Bowler of the Tournament’ of T10 League 2020.
Other big names from IPL, newly drafted to the The Northern Warriors squad are England’s spin-bowling all-rounder Moeen Ali who scored big success for Chennai Super Kings and Bowler Imran Tahir, the No. 1 ranked ODI and T20 bowler in the world, who gave match winning performances for Delhi Daredevils, RPS squad and CSK.
The Northern Warriors have retained the power-packed Jamaican Rovman Powell & Superstar Rayad Emrit to defeat the competitors on field.
Other big names include drafted top-order batsman Upul Tharanga who is surely an inspiration for emerging cricketers. Bowling guardian Reece Topley, all rounder Samit Patel with multifaceted game play, mighty Jamaican batsman Kennar Lewis, emerging talent bowler Abhimanyu Mithun, Wicket-keeper batsman Kaunain Abbas who is sure to win over the audience on the field, Umair Ali Khan a captivating All-rounder, ace All-rounder Rameez Shahzad, the emerging talent Bowler Josh Little, Batting Warrior Abdul Wahid Bungalzai , Blessing Muzarbani with his ferocious bowling style and All rounder Ross Whiteley.
Having won the title twice, the Northern Warriors are confident & all set to lift the cup for the third time. The Warriors will be looking to better their performance and emulate the success they found in previous years.
Chris Jordan is expected to set this tournament alight with his ability to take maximum wickets with his menacing Yorkers & bowling skills. Also when you have sensational all-rounder Moeen Ali onboard, you can expect a 100% classic performance by the Squad.
This time The Northern Warriors squad has got a power-packed batting line-up along with a fiery pace attack.
Northern Warriors squad
Icon player: Chris Jordan
Retained players: Rovman Powell, Rayad Emrit
Drafted players: Moeen Ali, Imran Tahir, Upul Tharanga, Reece Topley, Samit Patel, Kennar Lewis, Abhimanyu Mithun, Kaunain Abbas, Umair Ali Khan, Rameez Shahzad, Josh Little, Abdul Wahid Bungalzai, Blessing Muzarbani, Ross Whiteley
Backed by Emirates Cricket Board and sanctioned by the International Cricket Council, the Abu Dhabi T10 is a UAE home-grown innovation that is making cricket more popular across the world. The 2021 Abu Dhabi T10, the fifth season following cricket’s fastest format, will feature an increased number of 90-minute matches played over the planned 15 days, as opposed to 10 days in previous seasons. The Fifth Season of Abu Dhabi T10 League 2021 is going to be played from November 19 – December 4,2021, at the Sheikh Zayed Cricket Stadium, Abu Dhabi.
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