The DP World ILT20 will start on January 13, 2023. Some of the most prominent cricketers from all franchises had an amazing experience of exotic yacht ride. They also saw the tournament trophy before the season’s opening ceremony. The DP World ILT20 Franchises Superstars enjoyed the exotic yacht ride trophy at the Dubai Marina, helping promote the brand.
The Yacht Ride and DP World ILT20 Trophy
ILT20 consists of six franchises. Two players from each franchise were selected to go on a yacht ride at Dubai Marina. Following were the picks from all franchises:
- Paul Stirling and Ali Khan – Abu Dhabi Knight Riders
- Will Smeed and Imran Tahir – MI Emirates
- Naveen-ul-Haq and Chris Woakes – Sharjah Warrior
- Joe Root and Robin Uthappa – Dubai Capitals
- Tom Curran and Ruben Trumpelmann – Desert Vipers
- Tom Banton and Shimron Hetmyer – Gulf Giants
The players mentioned above visited several locations in their yacht ride. That includes The Palm, Atlantis, and Ain Dubai. The pictures of these occasions were also posted on Twitter. In one picture, we can see all the players posing with the ILT20 Trophy.
The picture gives us the first look at the DP World ILT20 trophy. Although it would be revealed at the opening ceremony, this yacht ride provided a little meet and greet for the cricketers with the trophy.
But that does not mean the opening ceremony of ILT20 will be underwhelming now. The night will be thrilling, featuring performances by Champion DJ Bravo, Jason Derulo, and Badshah. Fans can catch the opening ceremony live on January 13, 2023.
Fans’ expectations are only going up with the first reveal of the DP World ILT20 trophy. The players also seem to be having a good time at the Dubai Marina, as we can see in the pictures posted on Twitter after the exotic yacht ride experienced by all six franchises. The DP World ILT20 Franchises Superstars enjoy an exotic yacht ride trophy at Dubai marina in the United Arab Emirates.