Tom Moody and Waqar Younis part of the list of coaches for Global T20 Canada League

The six team T20 competition is set to start off this month.

Tom Moody | IANS

Administrators of the Global T20 Canada League have announced the list of  head coaches for the respective teams in the competition that is scheduled to take place this month.

The likes of Phil Simmons, Waqar Younis, and Tom Moody are among the list of five coaches. The other two teams will be guided by Donovan Miller and Mohammad Akram.

Tom Moody has been performing the tough role for various T20 sides around the world, will be on duty for the Montreal Tigers, while Phil Simmons and Waqar Younis will be there with Toronto Nationals and Winnipeg Hawks respectively.

Donovan Miller has been named the coach of Vancouver Knights while Mohammad Akram will be in charge of Edmonton Royals. The sixth team in the competition is the representative side from Cricket West Indies.

Earlier, the league had announced its list of marquee players. Former Australian captain Steve Smith, Shahid Afridi, David Miller, Sunil Narine, Chris Gayle, Dwayne Bravo, Andre Russell, Chris Lynn, Darren Sammy and Lasith Malinga are the big names included.

The league has been approval from the International Cricket Council and is set to take place from June 28 to July 15.

The player draft for the league will take place on Sunday (June 3), with Toronto Nationals getting the first pick. Four spots on each side will be set aside for Canadians. Overall the competition will have 22 games in total.

(Inputs from Cricbuzz)


By Kashish Chadha - 03 Jun, 2018

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