UAE, Dubai, Monday October 10th, 2022: His Highness Sheikh Nahayan Mabarak Al Nahayan, Minister of Tolerance and Coexistence and Chairman, Emirates Cricket Board, unveiled the ILT20 trophy at an ILT20 stakeholder’s operate hosted this night attended by League stakeholders and cricket-greats.
Witnessing the disclosing, of some of the distinctive trophies in cricket, have been Jay Mehta (Abu Dhabi Knight Riders), Paul Voigt (Desert Vipers), Kiran Grandhi (Dubai Capitals), Pranav Adani (Gulf Giants), Nikhil Meswani (Proprietor – MI Emirates), Rajesh Sharma (Sharjah Warriors), and Punit Goenka (Zee Leisure Enterprises), alongside Cricketing-greats Dwayne Bravo, Wasim Akram, Simon Doull, Robin Uthappa, and Brett Lee.
Mubashshir Usmani, Basic Secretary, Emirates Cricket Board mentioned; “It’s an thrilling and vital milestone that the ILT20 trophy made its debut at this occasion, and it’s a matter of pleasure to take action amongst our esteemed stakeholders of the League this night.” “It was additionally very heartening to see that legendary cricketing figures may additionally take part within the celebration and commemoration of this historic occasion.”
Designed and constructed by world-renowned trophy makers, Thomas Lyte (England), the silver trophy brings collectively influences that mirror and honour UAE’s wealthy heritage and tradition. Main this affect is UAE’s majesty icon and revered nationwide hen – the falcon, whose teardrop form makes up the trophy’s type, whereas the seven Emirates (of the UAE) are woven in by way of a 7-pointed crown, formed as sand dunes impressed by the unbelievable sands of Tel Moreeb (Al Dhafra, Abu Dhabi) – thought of to be the world’s tallest dunes, which proudly sits atop clasping a cricket ball, because the trophy’s finial. And, in a pointed nod to the UAE’s most well-known landmark, the Burj Khalifa, the trophy stands 830mm, reflecting the peak of the Burj Khalifa which measures 830m from floor to tip.
“The staff is extremely pleased with this magnificent piece, it actually displays the essence and the spirit of the League, and we anticipate it’s going to turn out to be a much-coveted trophy which is able to take pride-of-place within the successful staff’s (trophy) cupboard for years to come back.” Usmani added.
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Franchise groups, comprising 84 Worldwide and 24 UAE-based gamers, embrace Abu Dhabi Knight Riders (Kolkata Knight Riders), Desert Vipers (Lancer Capital), Dubai Capitals (GMR), Gulf Giants (Adani Sportsline), MI Emirates (Reliance Industries), and Sharjah Warriors (Capri International).