International T20 League 2023

International T20 League 2023 | Points Table, Match Schedule, Teams

2 Feb. 2023 Vipers beat Dubai by 22 runs in Match 25 of the 2023 International T20 League. Emirates take on Abu Dhabi in Match 26 at 7:30 PM IST on 3 Feb. 2023.

Vipers's A. Hales is the top run scorer for the 2023 season of the International T20 League, with 439 runs in 9 matches at a strike rate of 155.57. Gulf's C. Jordan is the highest wicket taker, with 13 wickets in 6 matches at an economy rate of 7.26.

The inaugural International T20 League is being played from 13th January 2023 to 12th February 2023. The league was established by the Emirates Cricket Board and the first season is scheduled to be played in 2023.

Six teams – Dubai, Abu Dhabi, Emirates, Sharjah, Gulf and Vipers – will take part in the first season, which is to be played across three venues: Dubai, Abu Dhabi and SharjahThe first match of the 2023 season was between Dubai and Abu Dhabi on 13th January 2023 at 7:30 PM IST at the Dubai International Stadium.

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International T20 League 2023 Points Table

Team

Match

Won

Lost

No Result

Points

NRR

Vipers

9

7

2

0

14

+0.587

Gulf

8

5

1

2

12

+1.227

Emirates

8

4

3

1

9

+1.361

Sharjah

8

3

4

1

7

-0.229

Dubai

9

3

5

1

7

-0.546

Abu Dhabi 

8

0

7

1

1

-2.387

* Updated on 2 Feb. 2023 after Vipers vs Dubai Match

** Top 4 qualify for the playoffs

International T20 League 2023 Teams

3 of the 6 teams are owned by the Indian T20 League franchises. 

Team

Captain

Owner

Abu Dhabi Knight Riders

S. Narine

Team Kolkata

Desert Vipers

C. Munro

Lancer Capital

Dubai Capitals

R. Powell

Team Delhi

Gulf Giants

J. Vince

Adani Sportsline

MI Emirates

K. Pollard

Team Mumbai

Sharjah Warriors

M. Ali

Capri Global

International T20 League 2023 Schedule

The 2023 edition of the International T20 League will have a total of 33 games (30 group-stage matches and 3 knockout fixtures) played during the tournament. The day matches have a start time of 3:30 PM IST and the night matches will start at 7:30 PM IST. 

In the group stage, every team will play each other in a home and away format. The top 4 teams will qualify for the play-offs, which will start on 8th February. The final will be played on 12th February 2023. 

2023 International T20 League Match Schedule

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Match 1

Dubai vs Abu Dhabi

Friday, 13th Jan.

8:15 PM

Dubai

Match 2

Emirates vs Sharjah

Saturday, 14th Jan.

7:30 PM

Abu Dhabi

Match 3

Abu Dhabi vs Gulf

Sunday, 15th Jan.

3:30 PM

Abu Dhabi

Match 4

Vipers vs Sharjah

Sunday, 15th Jan.

7:30 PM

Dubai

Match 5

Dubai vs Gulf

Monday, 16th Jan.

7:30 PM

Dubai

Match 6

Sharjah vs Emirates

Tuesday, 17th Jan.

7:30 PM

Sharjah

Match 7

Vipers vs Abu Dhabi

Wednesday, 18th Jan.

7:30 PM

Dubai

Match 8

Gulf vs Dubai

Thursday, 19th Jan.

7:30 PM

Sharjah

Match 9

Abu Dhabi vs Vipers

Friday, 20th Jan.

7:30 PM

Abu Dhabi

Match 10

Dubai vs Sharjah

Saturday, 21st Jan.

3:30 PM

Dubai

Match 11

Abu Dhabi vs Emirates

Saturday, 21st Jan.

7:30 PM

Abu Dhabi

Match 12

Vipers vs Gulf

Sunday, 22nd Jan.

3:30 PM

Dubai

Match 13

Emirates vs Dubai

Sunday, 22nd Jan.

7:30 PM

Abu Dhabi

Match 14

Gulf vs Sharjah

Monday, 23rd Jan.

7:30 PM

Dubai

Match 15

Emirates vs Vipers

Tuesday, 24th Jan.

7:30 PM

Abu Dhabi

Match 16

Gulf vs Abu Dhabi

Wednesday, 25th Jan.

7:30 PM

Dubai

Match 17

Sharjah vs Dubai

Thursday, 26th Jan.

7:30 PM

Sharjah

Match 18

Gulf vs Emirates

Friday, 27th Jan.

7:30 PM

Dubai

Match 19

Sharjah vs Abu Dhabi

Saturday, 28th Jan.

3:30 PM

Sharjah

Match 20

Dubai vs Vipers

Saturday, 28th Jan.

7:30 PM

Dubai

Match 21

Vipers vs Emirates

Sunday, 29th Jan.

7:30 PM

Sharjah

Match 22

Abu Dhabi vs Dubai

Monday, 30th Jan.

7:30 PM

Abu Dhabi

Match 23

Sharjah vs Vipers

Tuesday, 31st Jan.

7:30 PM

Sharjah

Match 24

Emirates vs Gulf

Wednesday, 1st Feb.

7:30 PM

Abu Dhabi

Match 25

Vipers vs Dubai

Thursday, 2nd Feb.

7:30 PM

Dubai

Match 26

Emirates vs Abu Dhabi

Friday, 3rd Feb.

7:30 PM

Abu Dhabi

Match 27

Gulf vs Vipers

Saturday, 4th Feb.

3:30 PM

Dubai

Match 28

Abu Dhabi vs Sharjah

Saturday, 4th Feb.

7:30 PM

Abu Dhabi

Match 29

Dubai vs Emirates

Sunday, 5th Feb.

7:30 PM

Dubai

Match 30

Sharjah vs Gulf

Monday, 6th Feb.

7:30 PM

Sharjah

Match 31

Qualifier 1 (1st vs. 2nd)

Wednesday, 8th Feb.

7:30 PM

Dubai

Match 32

Eliminator (3rd vs. 4th)

Thursday, 9th Feb.

7:30 PM

Sharjah

Match 33

Qualifier 2 (Qualifier 1 Loser vs. Eliminator Winner)

Friday, 10th Feb.

7:30 PM

Dubai

Match 34

Final (Qualifier 1 Winner vs. Qualifier 2 Winner)

Sunday, 12th Feb.

7:30 PM

Dubai

Also read: South Africa T20 League 2023 - Points Table, Full Match Schedule, Teams, Live Streaming Details

International T20 League 2023 Squads

A maximum of 9 players in the playing 11 of each team can be overseas players in the International T20 League. Also, each playing 11 will have at least 2 UAE players, and 2 associate overseas players in the squad. 

Abu Dhabi

Sunil Narine (C), Andre Russell, Lahiru Kumara, Charith Asalanka, Colin Ingram, Akeal Hosein, Paul Stirling, Raymond Reifer, Kennar Lewis, Ravi Rampaul, Ali Khan, Brandon Glover, Matiullah Khan, Fahad Nawaz, Sabir Ali, Zawar Farid, Connor Esterhuizen, Dhananjaya de Silva, Marchant de Lange, Traveen Mathew 

Dubai

Rovman Powell (C), Dasun Shanaka, Fabian Allen, Mujeeb ur Rahman, Sikandar Raza, Bhanuka Rajapaksa, Hazratullah Zazai, Dan Lawrence, Isuru Udana, George Munsey, Fred Klaassen, Niroshan Dickwella, Robin Uthappa, Hazrat Luqman, Chirag Suri, Jash Giyanani, Akif Raja, Chamika Karunaratne, Joe Root, Ravi Bopara, Yusuf Pathan, Oliver White 

Emirates

Kieron Pollard (C), Dwayne Bravo, Trent Boult, Nicholas Pooran, Fazalhaq Farooqui, Andre Fletcher, Imran Tahir, Samit Patel, Will Smeed, Jordan Thompson, Najibullah Zadran, Zahir Khan, Brad Wheal, Bas de Leede, Muhammad Waseem, Basil Hameed, Vriitya Aravind, Zahoor Khan, Lorcan Tucker, Craig Overton, Tom Lammonby, Dan Mousley, Rahul Bhatia

Gulf

James Vince (C), Shimron Hetmyer, Chris Jordan, Chris Lynn, Dominic Drakes, Jamie Overton, Tom Banton, Liam Dawson, Ollie Pope, Qais Ahmad, David Wiese, Richard Gleeson, Rehan Ahmed, Sanchit Sharma, CP Rizwan, Ashwanth Valthapa, Aayan Afzal Khan, Gerhard Erasmus, Thomas Helm 

Sharjah

Moeen Ali (C), Evin Lewis, Dawid Malan, Mohammad Nabi, Chris Benjamin, Rahmanullah Gurbaz, Tom Kohler-Cadmore, Chris Woakes, Naveen-ul-Haq, Bilal Khan, Mark Deyal, Noor Ahmad, Joe Denly, Karthik Meiyappan, Alishan Sharafu, Junaid Siddique, Muhammad Jawadullah, Paul Walter, Marcus Stoinis

Vipers

Colin Munro (C)Alex Hales, Tom Curran, Wanindu Hasaranga, Sam Billings, Matheesha Pathirana, Sheldon Cottrell, Sherfane Rutherford, Benny Howell, Ruben Trumpelmann, Mark Watt, Tymal Mills, Adam Lyth, Rohan Mustafa, Sheraz Ahmad, Ali Naseer, Ronak Panoly, Dinesh Chandimal, Jake Lintott, Gus Atkinson

2023 International T20 League Streaming

TV Broadcast: Zee Cinema, &Flix

Live Streaming: Zee5

FAQ’s: International T20 League

What is the International T20 League?

The International T20 League is the franchise-based T20 competition founded by Emirates Cricket Board, similar to the Indian T20 League. The league was founded in 2022.    

How many teams will play in the International T20 League?

The league has 6 teams: Abu Dhabi, Dubai, Emirates, Gulf, Sharjah, and Vipers. Three of the teams (Abu Dhabi, Emirates, Dubai) have Indian T20 League owners.  

When will the International T20 League start?

The first season of the International T20 League starts from 13th January 2023 and the final is scheduled to be held on 12th February 2023.

Are any Indian players playing in the International T20 League?

Robin Uthappa and Yusuf Pathan are playing for Team Dubai in the International T20 League 2023. Both players have retired from international and domestic cricket.

Where can I watch the International T20 League matches?

The International T20 League matches will be broadcasted live on Zee Cinema, &Flix and live streaming will be available on the Zee5 App/Website.

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