Zim Afro T10 Players Draft: Date, Teams and Pre-Draft Players Pick

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The much-anticipated first-ever Zim Afro T10 League is set to take place from July 20 with a grand final scheduled for 29 July. All the matches will be held in Harare.

Expected to be one of the most riveting tournaments of the year, the Zim Afro T10, organised by Zimbabwe Cricket, in association with T Ten Global Sports, will have the player draft on Sunday (July 2).

Ahead of players draft, the five franchises involved in the inaugural edition – Harare Hurricanes, Joburg Buffaloes, Durban Qalandars, Bulawayo Braves and Cape Town Samp Army – have announced their pre-draft marquee players.

Former Indian players Yusuf Pathan and Robin Uthappa are among the 20 players that were picked before the drafting process, which will allow the five teams to then assemble their squads.

Each squad needs to have a minimum of 16 players and at least 6 Zimbabwean players in the squad out of which one Zimbabwean player will be selected from the emerging player category from the nationwide talent hunt.

Ahead of the draft, the franchises can have a maximum of 4 top internationals as they’re pre-signed players. These four would be selected and announced before the start of the draft. The following are the list of the top internationals pre signed by each team.

Zimbabwe Cricket’s Managing Director Mr. Givemore Makoni said, “We are in the final stages ahead of the Zim Afro T10’s inaugural edition.

“This gives me immense joy, because to see this play out in reality has been a dream for all of the Zimbabwean cricket family, and it is a watershed moment in the history of the sport in the country. The fans, I am sure, are keenly waiting for the opening day.”

Mr. Nawab Shaji Ul Mulk, T Ten Global Sports Founder and Chairman, said, “To bring the T10 to Zimbabwe has been high on the agenda for us in the recent past, and that we are on the home stretch ahead of the inaugural edition of the tournament, is a source of great satisfaction for me.

“This is a red-letter day in the history of the sport, there will be another landmark on the day of the player draft. We can’t wait to get things rolling and welcome the best of the best players to Harare.”

Story first published: Monday, June 26, 2023, 14:59 [IST]

Source :  My Khel

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