Worldwide League T20 (ILT20) franchise, Dubai Capitals (DC), have acquired the providers of former India worldwide Robin Uthappa for the inaugural season.
The 37-year-old Uthappa, who lately introduced his retirement from the Indian Premier League (IPL), performed the final two IPL seasons for Chennai Tremendous Kings (CSK), successful the title on one event with the Yellow Military.
The swashbuckling right-hander is about to affix the Dubai-based ILT20 franchise and can look to duplicate his success within the middle-east nation.
“As elegant because it will get at Dubai Capitals. Right here’s welcoming Robbie to our household, now desirous to see a number of dancing down-the-track pictures on the Dubai Worldwide,” tweeted DC whereas confirming the becoming a member of of Uthappa.
Within the IPL, Uthappa featured in 205 matches, scoring 4,952 runs with a mean of 27.51. The Karnataka stalwart scored 27 half-centuries in his IPL profession and registered his greatest rating of 88 runs towards Royal Challengers Bangalore (RCB) in April this yr.
Aside from Uthappa, star gamers like Kieron Pollard, Andre Russell, Eoin Morgan, Dasun Shanaka and Wanindu Hasaranga will participate within the maiden season of ILT20.
Mubashshir Usmani, the Basic Secretary of the Emirates Cricket Board, expressed his delight at massive gamers confirming their participation within the top-tier competitors.
“To have superstars corresponding to Dubai Capital’s Dasun Shanaka and Abu Dhabi Knight Rider’s Andre Russell open their groups’ accounts could be very thrilling,” mentioned Usmani.
The ILT20 2023 is scheduled to be held throughout three venues – Dubai, Abu Dhabi and Sharjah – from January 13 to February 12.