Gulf Giants Squad for ILT20 2023

The UAE International League T20 franchise Gulf Giants announced their International and UAE local players lineup for the coming tournament DP World ILT20 2023. The 19 players’ squad is ready and looking forward to the first edition of the UAE T20 league.

International Players Shimron Hetmyer, Chris Jordan, Chris Lynn, David Wiese, and Liam Dawson are some of the great players in the gulf giants squad. The team is more strengthing after adding local players ” Aayan Khan, Sanchit Sharma, CP Rizwaan, and Ashwanth Valthapa” to the Gulf Giants squad for ILT20 2023.

International and UAE Local Players list of Gulf Giants Franchise for ILT20 2023 Season

Gulf Giants Squad for the DP World ILT20 2023

The inaugural season will start from January 13th to February 12th, 2023. Gulf Giants franchise also appointed Andy Flower as head coach of the team, who is a former Zimbabwe captain and coach of the England team and also head coach of Multan Sultan in the Pakistan Super League.

The Popular players from England are included in the squad. like Chris Jordan, James Vince, Tom Banton, Liam Dawson, Jamie Overton, Richard Gleeson, Ollie Pope, Rehan Ahmed, and Wayne Madsen. The Australian opener and T20 power hitter batsman Chris Lynn will also play for Gulf Giants in the first edition of the ILT20 2023.

The complete squad of the Gulf Giants team is listed below, along with their country names and player roles.

Player NamePlayer RoleCountry
James VinceCaptain/BatsmanEngland
Shimron HetmyerBatsmanWestIndies
Chris JordanBowlerEngland
Chris LynnBatsmanAustralia
Tom BantonBatsmanEngland
Dominic DrakesBowlerWestIndies
David WieseAllrounderSouthAfrica / Namibia
Liam DawsonAllrounderEngland
James OvertonBowlerEngland
Qais AhmadBowlerAfghanistan
Richard GleesonBowlerEngland
Oliver PopeWicketkeeperEngland
Rehan AhmadBowlerEngland
Wayne MadsenBowlerEngland
Aayan KhanAllrounderUAE
Sanchit SharmaBowlerUAE
CP RizwaanBatsmanUAE
Ashwanth ValthapaWicketkeeperUAE
Thomas HelmBowlerEngland
Gerhard ErasmusBatsmanNamibian


As earlier, Gulf Giants announced their 15 international players lineup for the UAE T20 league, and they now also added four UAE local players to the squad. The 19 players team is now ready to play the first match on Jan 15th, 2023.

Along with the Gulf Giants team squad, recently other franchises Abu Dhabi Knight Riders and the MI Emirates, also announced their complete lineup for the UAE International League T20. Stay in touch, and we will keep you updated on all news about ILT20 League 2023.

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Updated: March 28, 2024 — 11:36 pm

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