The second season of International League T20 will kick off on January 19, 2024, with defending champions the Gulf Giants taking on the Sharjah Warriors. The final of ILT20 2023 will take place on February 17, 2024.
However, the league will clash with South Africa’s SA20, which will run from January 10 to February 10.
ILT20 Teams and Venues
The ILT20, organised by the Emirates Cricket Board (ECB), will be played across 3 stadiums in the UAE. The league will see a total of 34 matches, including the playoffs and final. Out of the 34 matches, Dubai will host 15, Abu Dhabi will host 11, and Sharjah will host 8 games.
Six teams will feature in the league, each playing 5 home and 5 away games. The teams that will participate are — Abu Dhabi Knight Riders, Desert Vipers, Dubai Capitals, Gulf Giants, MI Emirates, and Sharjah Warriors.
Abu Dhabi Knight Riders and MI Emirates will play their home games in Abu Dhabi’s Zayed Cricket Stadium. The Dubai Capitals have marked Dubai International Stadium as their home venue.
The iconic Sharjah Cricket Stadium will play host to Sharjah Warriors home matches. Desert Vipers and Gulf Giants, on the other hand, will play their home games across Dubai and Sharjah.
ILT20 2024 Schedule
|January 19||Sharjah Warriors vs Gulf Giants||Sharjah||6:30 PM/8:00 PM|
|January 20||Dubai Capitals vs MI Emirates||Dubai||6:30 PM/8:00 PM|
|January 21||Desert Vipers vs Abu Dhabi Knight Riders||Dubai||2:30 PM/4:00 PM|
|January 21||MI Emirates vs Gulf Giants||Abu Dhabi||6:30 PM/8:00 PM|
|January 22||Dubai Capitals vs Sharjah Warriors||Dubai||6:30 PM/8:00 PM|
|January 23||Abu Dhabi Knight Riders vs MI Emirates||Abu Dhabi||6:30 PM/8:00 PM|
|January 24||Gulf Giants vs Desert Vipers||Dubai||6:30 PM/8:00 PM|
|January 25||Dubai Capitals vs Abu Dhabi Knight Riders||Dubai||6:30 PM/8:00 PM|
|January 26||Sharjah Warriors vs MI Emirates||Sharjah||6:30 PM/8:00 PM|
|January 27||Abu Dhabi Knight Riders vs Desert Vipers||Abu Dhabi||2:30 PM/4:00 PM|
|January 27||Gulf Giants vs Dubai Capitals||Sharjah||6:30 PM/8:00 PM|
|January 28||MI Emirates vs Abu Dhabi Knight Riders||Abu Dhabi||2:30 PM/4:00 PM|
|January 28||Desert Vipers vs Sharjah Warriors||Sharjah||6:30 PM/8:00 PM|
|January 29||Sharjah Warriors vs Dubai Capitals||Sharjah||6:30 PM/8:00 PM|
|January 30||Desert Vipers vs MI Emirates||Dubai||6:30 PM/8:00 PM|
|January 31||Abu Dhabi Knight Riders vs Gulf Giants||Abu Dhabi||6:30 PM/8:00 PM|
|February 1||Dubai Capitals vs Desert Vipers||Dubai||6:30 PM/8:00 PM|
|February 2||MI Emirates vs Sharjah Warriors||Abu Dhabi||6:30 PM/8:00 PM|
|February 3||Desert Vipers vs Gulf Giants||Dubai||2:30 PM/4:00 PM|
|February 3||Abu Dhabi Knight Riders vs Dubai Capitals||Abu Dhabi||6:30 PM/8:00 PM|
|February 4||MI Emirates vs Desert Vipers||Abu Dhabi||2:30 PM/4:00 PM|
|February 4||Gulf Giants vs Sharjah Warriors||Dubai||6:30 PM/8:00 PM|
|February 5||Sharjah Warriors vs Abu Dhabi Knight Riders||Sharjah||6:30 PM/8:00 PM|
|February 6||Dubai Capitals vs Gulf Giants||Dubai||6:30 PM/8:00 PM|
|February 7||Abu Dhabi Knight Riders vs Sharjah Warriors||Abu Dhabi||6:30 PM/8:00 PM|
|February 8||Gulf Giants vs MI Emirates||Dubai||6:30 PM/8:00 PM|
|February 9||Desert Vipers vs Dubai Capitals||Dubai||6:30 PM/8:00 PM|
|February 10||Gulf Giants vs Abu Dhabi Knight Riders||Dubai||2:30 PM/4:00 PM|
|February 10||MI Emirates vs Dubai Capitals||Abu Dhabi||6:30 PM/8:00 PM|
|February 11||Sharjah Warriors vs Desert Vipers||Sharjah||6:30 PM/8:00 PM|
|February 13||Qualifier 1||Dubai||6:30 PM/8:00 PM|
|February 14||Eliminator||Abu Dhabi||6:30 PM/8:00 PM|
|February 15||Qualifier 2||Sharjah||6:30 PM/8:00 PM|
|February 17||Final||Dubai||6:30 PM/8:00 PM|
ILT20 2024: Broadcasting and Live Streaming
Cricket fans in India can enjoy ILT20’s broadcast on ZEE TV’s network. The league will also be live-streamed on the ZEE5 app. In Pakistan, the league will be broadcast on A Sports.