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Emirates Cricket, in partnership with ITW Consulting, has today confirmed the next instalment of their highly-popular, engaging, D20 – Domestic 20-over – tournament. ITW has secured Fancode as Powered by Sponsors and Exclusive Digital Streaming partner in India and ‘dafanews’ as Jersey Sponsor for all 6 teams.
2022’s second edition of the D20 will be played at the Dubai International Stadium starting Monday December 12, where six teams will compete through 33 matches – to and including the final on Wednesday December 28 (2022).
Mubashshir Usmani, General Secretary Emirates Cricket Board, said: “Emirates Cricket is delighted to have an established and sustainable pathway for the growth and development of our game at the domestic level, and the D20 is an integral step along this path. At this incredibly exciting juncture in Emirates Cricket’s history, we look at this series as a perfect facilitator to highlight and introduce more of UAE’s cricketing talent to the world. We are committed to elevating our local players onto the global stage through our pathways.”
“The success of this tournament is a testament to the dedication of our board as well as our Councils and affiliates,and we extend our thanks to ITW Consulting, as partners of both our D10 and D20 tournaments who take our domestic talent to the cricket-loving world through various streaming services.”
The six teams; five domestic, and an ‘Emirates Blues’ team – formed by Emirates Cricket Board, will comprise of a mix of the Emirates most talented senior and up-and-coming male players. All matches will be broadcast live across various regions utilising varied streaming and social media platforms, which will be announced soon.
Richard Saldanha – Director New Business ITW MEA said: “We are delighted to be part of this Emirates Cricket first-class cricket program with Emirates D20 and D10. As a commercial and media partner ITW has been producing these matches Live with TV ready broadcast set-up for streaming platform. These matches will be streamed Live on Fancode in India and other regions with our partner platform Cric-tracker on youtube and Sportseye on Facebook.“
‘dafanews’ has been secured as Principal Jersey sponsors of all the 6 teams in Emirates D20 tournament.