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.

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Global T20 Canada Schedule

July 20Brampton Wolves vs Mississauga Panthers1 AM (Jul 21)
July 21Vancouver Knights vs Toronto Nationals8:30 PM
July 21Surrey Jaguars vs Montreal Tigers1 AM (Jul 22)
July 22Vancouver Knights vs Mississauga Panthers8:30 PM
July 22Brampton Wolves vs Toronto Nationals1 AM (Jul 23)
July 23Mississauga Panthers vs Montreal Tigers8:30 PM
July 23Brampton Wolves vs Surrey Jaguars1 AM (Jul 24)
July 25Toronto Nationals vs Surrey Jaguars8:30 PM
July 25Vancouver Knights vs Montreal Tigers1 AM (Jul 26)
July 26Toronto Nationals vs Mississauga Panthers8:30 PM
July 26Brampton Wolves vs Montreal Tigers1 AM (Jul 27)
July 28Brampton Wolves vs Vancouver Knights8:30 PM
July 28Mississauga Panthers vs Surrey Jaguars1 AM (Jul 29)
July 29Toronto Nationals vs Montreal Tigers8:30 PM
July 29Vancouver Knights vs Surrey Jaguars1 AM (Jul 30)
July 30Brampton Wolves vs Mississauga Panthers8:30 PM
July 30Toronto Nationals vs Montreal Tigers1 AM (Jul 31)
August 1Brampton Wolves vs Surrey Jaguars8:30 PM
August 1Montreal Tigers vs Vancouver Knights1 AM (Aug 2)
August 2Surrey Jaguars vs Mississauga Panthers8:30 PM
August 2Toronto Nationals vs Vancouver Knights1 AM (Aug 3)
August 4Qualifier 1: 1st Place vs 2nd Place8:30 PM
August 4Eliminator: 3rd Place vs 4th Place1 AM (Aug 5)
August 5Qualifier 2: Winner Eliminator vs Loser Qualifier 19:30 PM
August 6Final: Winner Qualifier 1 vs Winner Qualifier 29:30 PM
Global T20 Canada Fixtures

Global T20 Canada Squads 

Brampton Wolves: 

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

Montreal Tigers: 

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

Mississauga Panthers: 

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

Surrey Jaguars: 

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 

Toronto Nationals: 

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

Vancouver Knights: 

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.

RegionsBroadcasting ChannelsStreaming Platforms 
CanadaATN channel – CBN, TSN, Willow Tv, Hotstar Canada, Yupp Tv
IndiaStar SportsHotstar 
UKFreeSports, Sky SportsViaplay, Sky Go, Sky Now
United StatesHotstar, Willow TVSling Tv, Willow Tv online platform
AustraliaFox Sports Foxtel
PakistanGeo SportsGeo Sports Live
Afghanistan Lemar TvLemar Tv Website 
MENAOrbit Showtime Network, BeIN Network OSN+, BeIN Connect 
BangladeshGazi TVRabbitholeBD
CaribbeanSportsmax, Flow Sports Sports Max live stream
South AfricaSuperSportSuperSport on the Web
Hong KongPCCW, Now TV
New ZealandFox Sports NZ, Sky Sports NZSpark Sports 
SingaporeStarHub, Singtel Star Hub+
Europe DAZN, Yupp TvDAZN live stream 
Worldwide Yupp Tv

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