Global T20 Canada 2023: 5 Players To Watch Out For In This Tournament


    One of the most awaited tournaments in T20 franchise cricket, the Global T20 Canada 2023 league will be kick-starting from 20th July 2023. 6 teams will be battling it out for supremacy and glory and would be aiming to win the elusive title.

    Several global cricketing superstars will be in action and they will be hoping to leave an indelible mark in this tournament. Over the years, cricket has piqued the interests of the people in Canada.

    And a tournament of this stature would further play a big role in establishing cricket in Canada. Players like Chris Gayle, Harbhajan Singh, Tim Southee, Shakib Al Hasan and Chris Lynn will be the stars of this league.

    The inaugural game of this edition will be played between Brampton Wolves and Mississauga Panthers.

    In this article, we take a look at 5 players to watch out for in the Global T20 Canada 2023 league:

    1. Chris Gayle (Mississauga Panthers)

    Chris Gayle

    Often labelled as the “Universe Boss”, Chris Gayle is undoubtedly one of the best players to have played the T20 format. He has the record of scoring the most number of centuries in T20 cricket, with 21 centuries under his belt.

    Chris Gayle is a legend of this sport and he will be one of the key players to watch out for in the Global T20 Canada 2023.

    2. Shoaib Malik (Mississauga Panthers)

    Shoaib Malik

    Legendary former cricketer of Pakistan, Shoaib Malik has been a towering personality of Pakistan in this sport. He has played 287 ODIs, 35 Tests and 124 T20Is for Pakistan and is regarded as one of the finest batters of the nation.

    He will be representing Mississauga Panthers in this tournament and will be playing a key role in their team. Shoaib Malik has the skills and expertise to single-handedly win a game for his side.

    3. Harbhajan Singh (Brampton Wolves)

    Harbhajan Singh

    Former legendary off-spinner of India, Harbhajan Singh will be plying his trade for Brampton Wolves in the Global T20 Canada 2023. He will be one of the important cogs in the wheels of Brampton Wolves and would be looking to steer his side to a victory in this tournament.

    Singh has played 163 matches in the Indian Premier League (IPL) and has taken 150 wickets.

    4. Shahid Afridi (Toronto Nationals)

    Shahid Afridi

    Pakistani former cricketing superstar Shahid Afridi will be representing Toronto Nationals in this edition of the Global T20 Canada 2023. He is a fantastic all-rounder and has the ability to single-handedly blow away the opposition with his performances.

    Afridi has played 99 T20Is for Pakistan and has scored 1416 runs and has taken 98 wickets.

    5. Alex Hales (Surrey Jaguars)

    Alex Hales

    English explosive opener Alex Hales will be one of the most important players of Surrey Jaguars. Hales has mustered 2074 runs in T20Is and has a scintillating average of 30.9.

    Hales can give powerful starts to his team and has the ability to smear the bowlers, all across the park. The opener has an unerring nature of sending the ball towards the fence.

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