The Global T20 Canada is a Canadian professional Twenty20 cricket league. It brings international cricket players from all around the world together to participate in an exciting and fast-paced style of the game.
The league was founded in 2018 and has immediately acquired popularity among cricket fans worldwide. The league comprises six teams from various Canadian towns, each with a mix of international and domestic players.
Global T20 Canada provides a venue for both established and young cricketers to display their talents and excite spectators with exciting matches. The league’s goal is to develop cricket in Canada, attract a diverse audience, and contribute to the global expansion of the sport.
Global T20 Canada has established itself as an important fixture on the international cricket calendar with its competitive matches, star-studded lineups, and passionate cricketing atmosphere.
Format of the Global T20 Canada
After a three-year break, cricket fans in Canada can look forward to seeing thrilling matches in their own backyard featuring renowned cricket luminaries as Global T20 Canada returns for a record third edition.
The cricket extravaganza will return to Brampton, Ontario, this year with six franchises, including two newcomers.
The Toronto Nationals, Brampton Wolves, Montreal Tigers, Vancouver Knights, and two new entries this season – Surrey Jaguars and Mississauga Panthers – will compete in the flagship competition.
The competition will take place between July 20th and August 6th, with 25 matches scheduled over the course of 18 days.
The player draft for Canada’s much-anticipated T20 League was held, with star foreign players unveiled. Harbhajan Singh, Shoaib Malik, Chris Gayle, and Andre Russell, among others, have been named to the rosters for the forthcoming Global T20 Canada.
Each squad will consist of 16 players from Full and Associate Member Nations of the International Cricket Council. Six international players, including two marquee names, four players from Associate Nations, and six Canadians, will comprise these squads, ensuring a diverse and action-packed cricket festival. With Canada obtaining ODI status earlier this year, the Global T20 Canada tournament is an important part of the growth and marketing of cricket in Canada and North America.
The elite T20 League will allow Canadian cricketers to sharpen their talents while competing against some of the world’s best players.
Global T20 Canada Schedule
|July 20||Brampton Wolves vs Mississauga Panthers||1 AM (Jul 21)|
|July 21||Vancouver Knights vs Toronto Nationals||8:30 PM|
|July 21||Surrey Jaguars vs Montreal Tigers||1 AM (Jul 22)|
|July 22||Vancouver Knights vs Mississauga Panthers||8:30 PM|
|July 22||Brampton Wolves vs Toronto Nationals||1 AM (Jul 23)|
|July 23||Mississauga Panthers vs Montreal Tigers||8:30 PM|
|July 23||Brampton Wolves vs Surrey Jaguars||1 AM (Jul 24)|
|July 25||Toronto Nationals vs Surrey Jaguars||8:30 PM|
|July 25||Vancouver Knights vs Montreal Tigers||1 AM (Jul 26)|
|July 26||Toronto Nationals vs Mississauga Panthers||8:30 PM|
|July 26||Brampton Wolves vs Montreal Tigers||1 AM (Jul 27)|
|July 28||Brampton Wolves vs Vancouver Knights||8:30 PM|
|July 28||Mississauga Panthers vs Surrey Jaguars||1 AM (Jul 29)|
|July 29||Toronto Nationals vs Montreal Tigers||8:30 PM|
|July 29||Vancouver Knights vs Surrey Jaguars||1 AM (Jul 30)|
|July 30||Brampton Wolves vs Mississauga Panthers||8:30 PM|
|July 30||Toronto Nationals vs Montreal Tigers||1 AM (Jul 31)|
|August 1||Brampton Wolves vs Surrey Jaguars||8:30 PM|
|August 1||Montreal Tigers vs Vancouver Knights||1 AM (Aug 2)|
|August 2||Surrey Jaguars vs Mississauga Panthers||8:30 PM|
|August 2||Toronto Nationals vs Vancouver Knights||1 AM (Aug 3)|
|August 4||Qualifier 1: 1st Place vs 2nd Place||8:30 PM|
|August 4||Eliminator: 3rd Place vs 4th Place||1 AM (Aug 5)|
|August 5||Qualifier 2: Winner Eliminator vs Loser Qualifier 1||9:30 PM|
|August 6||Final: Winner Qualifier 1 vs Winner Qualifier 2||9:30 PM|
Global T20 Canada Squads
Harbhajan Singh, Colin De Grandhomme, Tim Southee, Mark Sinclair Chapman, Usama Mir, Hussain Talat, Usman Khan, Logan Van Beek, Jan Nicolaas Frylinck, Max O Dowd, Jeremy Gordon, Aaron Johnson, Rizwan Cheema, Shahid Ahamdzai, Rishiv Joshi, Gurpal Singh Sandhu
Coach: Shane Bond
Andre Russel, Shakib Al Hassan, Chris Lynn, Sherfane Rutherford, Carlos Brathwaite, Muhammad Abbas Afridi, Zahir Khan, Muhammad Waseem, Akif Raja, Aayan Khan, Dipendra Airee, Kaleem Sana, Srimantha Wijeratne, Matthew Spoors, Bupendra Singh, Dilpreet Singh, Anoop Chima
Coach: Dav Whatmore
Shoaib Malik, Chris Gayle, Azam Khan, James Neesham, Cameron Scott Delport, Shahnawaz Dahani, Zahoor Khan, Tom Cooper, Cecil Pervez, Jaskarandeep Singh Buttar, Navneet Dhaliwal, Nikhil Dutta, Shreyas Movva, Praveen Kumar, Mihir Patel, Eathan Gibson
Coach: Lance Klusener
Alex Hales, Iftikhar Ahmed, Jason Behrendorff, Litton Kumar Das, Karim Janat, Mohammad Haris, Sandeep Lamichhane, Ayaan Khan, Jatinder Singh, Bernard Scholtz, Paragat Singh, Dilon Heyliger, Ammar Khalid, Sunny Matharu, Sheel Patel, Kairav Sharma
Coach: Lalchand Rajput
Colin Munro, Shahid Afridi, Fazalhaq Farooqi, Zaman Khan, Saim Ayub, Abdullah Shafique, Hamza Tariq, Gerhard Erasmus, Johannes Jonathan Smit, Farhan Malik, Saad Bin Zafar, Nicholas Kirton, Armaan Kapoor, Sarmad Anwar, Rommel Shahzad, Udhaya Bhagwan
Coach: Aaqib Javed
Mohammad Rizwan, Rassie Van Der Dussen, Naveen Ul Haq, Reeza Raphael Hendricks, Corbin Bosch, Najibullah Zadran, Junaid Siddiqui, Vriitya Aravind, Karthik Meiyappan, Ruben Trumplemann, Ravinderpal Singh, Harsh Thaker, Rayyan Pathan, Nawab Singh, Muhammad Kamal, Kanwar Tathgur
Coach: Donovan Miller
Broadcast and Live Streaming Details
The following is a list of the official GT20 Canada 2023 broadcasting and streaming platforms. These platforms are only available in the regions and territories where they have been designated.
|Regions||Broadcasting Channels||Streaming Platforms|
|Canada||ATN channel – CBN, TSN,||Willow Tv, Hotstar Canada, Yupp Tv|
|UK||FreeSports, Sky Sports||Viaplay, Sky Go, Sky Now|
|United States||Hotstar, Willow TV||Sling Tv, Willow Tv online platform|
|Pakistan||Geo Sports||Geo Sports Live|
|Afghanistan||Lemar Tv||Lemar Tv Website|
|MENA||Orbit Showtime Network, BeIN Network||OSN+, BeIN Connect|
|Caribbean||Sportsmax, Flow Sports||Sports Max live stream|
|South Africa||SuperSport||SuperSport on the Web|
|Hong Kong||PCCW, Now TV|
|New Zealand||Fox Sports NZ, Sky Sports NZ||Spark Sports|
|Singapore||StarHub, Singtel||Star Hub+|
|Europe||DAZN, Yupp Tv||DAZN live stream|