Global T20 Canada Heightens Focus on Canadian Cricket Development

Ten additional roster spots for Canadians across five franchise teams

TORONTO, Canada – As part of its commitment towards the growth of Canadian cricket, Mercuri Canada Ltd., promoters of Global T20 Canada, have agreed with Cricket Canada to include 10 additional local players in the inaugural edition of the professional Twenty20 cricket league.

All five franchise teams – Edmonton Royals, Montreal Tigers, Toronto Nationals, Vancouver Knights, Winnipeg Hawks – will receive two players each. These players will have a unique opportunity to observe and learn from some of the top international stars in the world of cricket.

Vancouver Knights
Jimmy Hansra – All Rounder
Ravinderpal Singh – Right Hand Batsman

Edmonton Royals
Bupinder Singh Sohal – Left Arm Batsman
Varun Sehdev – All Rounder

Toronto Nationals
Navneet Dhaliwal – All Rounder
Armaan Kapoor – Right Hand Batsman

Montreal Tigers
Arslan Khan – All Rounder
Bhavindu Adhihetty – All Rounder

Winnipeg Hawks
Dhanuka Pathirana – Right Hand Batsman
Faisal Jamkhandi – Right Arm Medium Pacer

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Media Contact:

Vijay Setlur

Manager, Media and Communications
Global T20 Canada
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