The wait is finally over.
The Inaugural Euro T20 Slam Draft Date Announced finally on 05 July 2019. Organizers of the tournament announced that the very first players draft of ET20S will be held in London on 19 July 2019.
Euro T20 Slam Draft Date Announced
Big names from around the world are ready to join #ET20S first players draft.
Players from around the world were eagerly waiting for this league, therefore more than 700 players from 22 countries around the world have registered for the draft. The hosting countries which include, Ireland, Scotland and the Netherlands will present their expected players from their countries through their cricket boards.
Who is coming to #ET20S Draft?
Some of the big names are coming in the players draft. Here are some details who is coming in this very first session of the draft.
- From Australia: Ben Cutting
- From Pakistan: Sarfaraz Ahmed, Fakhar Zaman, Muhammad Amir
- From Bangladesh: Mustafizur Rahman
- From Sri Lanka: Kusal Perera, Angelo Mathews
- From South Africa: Colin Ingram
- From England: Tymal Mills
How much each player cost?
Cricket has become an expensive game now since the T20 cricket has emerged. in the #EuroT20SlamDraft Each Icon Player will have USD 1,35,000 and each Marquee Player will fetch the amount of USD 1,15,000.
As each franchise are allowed to pick a minimum of five and a maximum of seven overseas players. These overseas players will be available from the price category of USD 80,000, USD 65,000, USD 50,000, USD 35,000 and USD 20,000.
Local / Domestic players from three hosting nations will be available from the USD 35,000, USD 20,000 and USD 10,000 and the franchises are restricted to pick at least nine local players to promote local talent.
All franchisees will be given the opportunity to pre-decide their Icon Players and Marquee Players and must take at least six local players and a maximum of five international players in their playing XI. ( As per league rules, )
Icon Players of Euro T20 Slam
New Zealand opener Martin Guptill, former New Zealand skipper Brendon McCullum, England skipper Eoin Morgan, former Pakistan batsman Shahid Afridi, former Australian all-rounder Shane Watson and Afghanistan’s spin sensation Rashid Khan.
Marquee Players of Euro T20 Slam
South Africans Dale Steyn, JP Duminy, Imran Tahir, Australian Chris Lynn, Pakistan’s Babar Azam, and Kiwi Luke Ronchi.
The league will be played from August 30 to September 22.
Get ready for the #BIGACTION.