World-cup-winning Indian all-rounder Yuvraj Singh who recently announced his retirement from international cricket is all set to feature for Toronto Nationals in the Global T20, Canada
The 2019 Global T20 Canada will be the second edition of the Global T20 Canada, a 20-over cricket tournament played in Brampton, Ontario. The second edition is scheduled to begin on the 25th of July and conclude with the finals on the 11th of August. The tournament features six teams and former Indian all-rounder Yuvraj Singh will be playing for Toronto Nationals along with Brendon McCullum, Trent Boult and Kieron Pollard
Yuvraj announced his retirement in June from international cricket and in order to focus on franchise-based T20 leagues across the world. The cricketer had also written to the Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) seeking permission to play in overseas T20 tournaments. The recent retiree did get the nod and delayed no further by singing a deal to be the marquee player for the Toronto Nationals.
Yuvraj will also be joined by some big wigs from world cricket including New Zealand captain Kane Williamson, Andre Russell, Shahid Afridi, Wahab Riaz, Shakib Al Hasan, Sunil Narine, Faf du Plessis among others.
Yuvraj will share the dressing room with India pacer Manpreet Gony, Brendon McCullum and Kieron Pollard at Toronto Nationals.
Here’ s a look at the Global T20 Canada 2019 squads
Yuvraj Singh, Brendon McCullum, Kieron Pollard, Trent Boult, Heinrick Klaasen, Manpreet Gony, Chris Green, Sandeep Lamichhane, Callum MacLeod, Chirag Suri, Ghulam Shabbir, Jasdeep Singh, Jeremy Gordon, Ravinderpal Singh, Salman Nazar, Mark Montford, Rodrigo Thomas
Darren Sammy, Shakib Al Hasan, Colin Munro, Shahid Afridi, Wahab Riaz, Lendl Simmons, Andre Fletcher, Babar Hayat, George Munsey, Rohan Mustafa, Zahoor Khan, Timil Patel, Nitish Kumar, Abrash Khan, Armaan Kapoor, Faisal Jamkhandi, Nawab Singh
Chris Lynn, JP Duminy, Dwayne (DJ) Bravo, Dwayne Smith, Umar Akmal, Rayad Emrit, Najibullah Zadran, Paul van Meekeren, Sompal Kami, Rameez Shahzad, Shaiman Anwar, Sunny Sohal, Hamza Tariq, Kaleem Sana-ur-Rehim, Umair Ghani, Romesh Eranga, Varun Sehdev
George Bailey, Thisara Perera, Sunil Narine, Fawad Ahmad, Isuru Udana, Niroshan Dickwella, Keemo Paul, Muhammed Naveed, Kyle Coetzer, Matthew Cross, Nizakat Khan, Steven Taylor, Dillon Heylinger, Nikhil Dutta, Bhupinder Singh, Arslan Khan, Yax Patel
Kane Williamson, Faf du Plessis, Ben Cutting, Shadab Khan, Muhammad Nawaz, Sherfane Rutherford, James Neesham, Safyaan Sharif, Anshuman Rath, Richie Berrington, Ehsan Nawaz, Kyle Fitzroy Phill, Davy Jacobs, Navneet Dhaliwal, Satsimranjit Dhinsa, Akash Gill, Shahzad Ahmadzai
Chris Gayle, Andre Russell, Shoaib Malik, Tim Southee, Rassie van der Dussen, Chadwick Walton, Daniel Sams, Hayden Walsh Jr, JJ Smit, Tobias Visee, Michael Rippon, Ali Khan, Saad Zafar, Rizwan Cheema, Rayaan Pathan, Harsh Thaker, Matthew Nandu.