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The upcoming season promises star-studded action-packed matches propping up the cricket season in Dubai

With just a fortnight left for the start of Gulf region’s most-awaited cricket leagues, the DP World International League T20 Season 2, there is plenty of fanfare planned in the days leading up to the grand opening night scheduled on 19 January in Sharjah.

The upcoming season promises to be a blockbuster with star-studded action-packed matches while there will also be plenty of entertainment on the side-lines of the month-long league creating a memorable experience for fans and their families traveling from across the globe for the event.

Starting with the ‘Big Balloon – Meet and Greet’ event from 5 to 7 January at the Al Majaz Park, Sharjah where organisers are taking the excitement a notch above by facilitating an exclusive meet with one of the super legends taking part in the ILT20.

Adding to the buzz, the iconic DP World ILT20 trophy will also be on display, allowing fans and park-goers to seize the moment with memorable pics. The cricket turf, which has been set up over the past few weeks, has drawn over 2000 cricket enthusiasts. Here, fans can also pick up their favourite ILT20 merchandise.

From 7 January to 14 January, the iconic Global Village which averages a daily footfall of 40,000 to 50,000, will be abuzz with visitors who can partake in exciting games to secure match tickets and win exclusive merchandise. The collaboration with Global Village promises exposure to a diverse global audience, magnified through their extensive social media channels.

Following the start of the Season 2 which will feature Australia’s World Cup hero David Warner, Andre Russell, David Willey, Rahmanullah Gurbaz, Shaheen Shah Afridi, Alex Hales, Shimron Hetmyer, Chris Jordan, Trent Boult, Nicholas Pooran, Chris Woakes and Maheesh Theekshana.

The DP World ILT20 will be a memorable occasion for all, the tournament final will be staged at the iconic ‘Ring of Fire’ Dubai International Stadium on Saturday, 17 February.


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Shane Reynolds