Out of the four teams for the Global T20 Namibia 2022 series, Lahore Qalandars will represent Pakistan, whereas the Bengal cricket team will represent India throughout the series.
This T20 tournament is to begin on the 1st of September, which will further turn out to be good practice for Namibia for the upcoming ICC Men’s T20 World Cup 2022. Another domestic team from South Africa is also to participate in this T20 series. The teams have announced their squad, but South Africa will notify soon.
Joint secretary Debabrata Das of the Cricket Association of Bengal said that:
“The broadcasters for the tournament came before our president [Avishek Dalmiya] and invited us. We took the opportunity to play six-seven games before the Syed Mushtaq Ali Trophy [India’s domestic T20 tournament for men], because we can get to play against a World Cup team,”
“The ambition is that there are several young players who are playing in local cricket in Bengal and performing fantastically with respect to T20s. So we are sending mostly those young guys so that we can make our team for the Syed Mushtaq Ali Trophy.
“The team we are sending abroad, this is a new team. We want to see how they play, how they tackle this tournament.”
In the 2014 Champions T20 League, Indian Premier League franchise team Kolkata Knight Riders (KKR) played against Lahore Lions in a domestic game.
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