The inaugural edition of the Global T20 Canada, which will take place from June 28 to July 15, will see the suspended Australian duo Steve Smith and David Warner in action. The former Australian captain and vice-captain were handed a 12-month ban following their involvement in the ball-tampering incident during a Test match against South Africa. Meanwhile, the Global T20 Canada will be a six-team tournament with players from international teams participating in it.
The six teams to take part in the Global T20 Canada are Toronto Nationals, Vancouver Knights, Winnipeg Hawks, Edmonton Royals, Montreal Tigers and Cricket West Indies representative team. While the squads of five teams have been announced following the players draft, the Cricket West Indies representative team, featuring players from the Caribbean islands only, will be named later.
Here are the full squads of Global T20 Canada:
Chris Gayle, Andre Russell, Evin Lewis, Tim Southee, Chadwick Walton, Fawad Ahmed, Babar Hayat, Sheldon Cottrell, Saad Bin Zafar, Ruvindu Gunasekara, Srimantha Wijeratne, Kamau Leverock, Steven Jacobs, Salman Nazar, Rassie Van Der Dussen, Jeremy Gordon.
Lasith Malinga, Sunil Narine, Thisara Perera, Mohammad Hafeez, Denesh Ramdin, Sandeep Lamichhane, Sikandar Raza, Dasun Shanaka, Isuru Udana, George Worker, Najibullah Zadran, Cecil Pervez, Mohammed Ibrahim Khaleel, Dilon Heylinger, Nicholas Kirton, Rayyankhan Pathan.