Around the world, the shorter formats of the game have been growing each passing day. The second phase of the Indian Premier League (IPL) 2021 was recently played in the UAE. However, the T10 league is also set to begin in the UAE. The tournament has a unique format where only 10 overs are given for each team. Moreover, it has a further shorter format compared to the T20 cricket.
There are seven teams that will be locking horns with each other off against each other in the Abu Dhabi Stadium. However, the t10 league has also seen a massive rise in popularity due to the success of its latest edition. The T10 league has often been followed by many viewers across the world. And the league was also known for its huge scores and six-hitting matches.
However, recently a former Indian cricketer signed a deal for the T10 league. It has been confirmed that Yusuf Pathan will join Maratha Arabians in the T10 league. Moreover, the former Indian cricketer recently announced signing for the Maratha Arabians team. Yusuf Pathan recently went on to announce his retirement from international and domestic cricket. The Baroda-based player was constantly doing well for KKR in IPL. But he could not land a national call despite doing good.
On his retirement announcement, Yusuf Pathan had said, said, “I always felt proud representing India. And I would like to thank my national, domestic, IPL teammates, coaches, support staff, and my well-wishers. I am officially announcing my retirement from all forms of the game. I will continue to entertain you all in the new chapter of my life.”
It will be interesting to witness the presence of the six-hitting machine in the t10 league. Moreover, Yusuf Pathan is also expected to do well in the unique league as it suits his style of play.