‘MI Emirates’ announces players for the inaugural edition of UAE's International League T20

By Mumbai Indians

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Kieron Pollard, Dwayne Bravo, Nicholas Pooran, Trent Boult to be part of the team

MI Emirates, today announced its team ahead of the inaugural edition of UAE’s International League T20. The squad will be based in Abu Dhabi, and includes a mix of current and past MI players, and new players who join the #OneFamily. Kieron Pollard, Dwayne Bravo, Nicholas Pooran and Trent Boult are set to join the MI Emirates ahead of the inaugural edition and will adorn MI’s iconic blue and gold amongst the others.

Mr. Akash M Ambani, Chairman of Reliance Jio, said, “I am delighted with our dynamic group of 14 players that will be part of our #Onefamily and represent ‘MI Emirates’. We are glad to have one of our key pillars, Kieron Pollard continue with MI Emirates. Joining us back are Dwayne Bravo, Trent Boult, and Nicholas Pooran. A very warm welcome to all players of MI Emirates. MI is known to strike a balance between experience and investing in young talent to unlock their true potential which will help us play the MI way. This is what fans expect from us and will drive the MI ethos forward.”

The players have been signed as per the league guidelines and the local players from UAE will be added to the squad in the near future. 

S. No Player Name Nationality
1  Kieron Pollard  West Indies
2  Dwayne Bravo  West Indies
3  Nicholas Pooran  West Indies
4  Trent Boult  New Zealand
5  Andre Fletcher  West Indies
6  Imran Tahir  South Africa
7  Samit Patel   England
8  Will Smeed  England
9  Jordan Thompson  England
10  Najibullah Zadran   Afghanistan
11  Zahir Khan  Afghanistan
12  Fazalhaq Farooqui   Afghanistan
13  Bradley Wheal  Scotland
14  Bas De Leede   Netherlands
15 Muhammad Waseem UAE
16 Basil Hameed UAE
17 Zahoor Khan UAE
18 Vriitya Aravind UAE