MI Emirates has signed Australian star Tim David for the second edition of the International T20 League, or IlT20. The highly anticipated ILT20 2024 will be played from January 19 to February 17.
A total of six teams will participate in the tournament: Abu Dhabi Knight Riders, Desert Vipers, Dubai Capitals, Gulf Giants, MI Emirates and Sharjah Warriors. Several big names in world cricket such as Shimron Hetmyer, Finn Allen, Shaheen Shah Afridi, Andre Russell, Sunil Narine, David Warner and Trent Boult will be in action in the competition.
And Tim David will add more firepower to the star-studded tournament by plying his trade for MI Emirates. His latest T20 team will further strengthen his association with the Bombay Indians franchise. Tim David’s journey with Mumbai Indians began in 2022 when the IPL giants awarded him his first IPL contract.
Last year, he played for MI New York in the inaugural season of Major League Cricket and for MI Cape Town in SA20. He will now play for the fourth team owned by the Mumbai Indians franchise. The hard-hitting batsman will join his MI New York teammates Nicholas Pooran, Trent Boult and Noshtush Kenjige, lining up with Dwayne Bravo, Amabti Rayudu, Muhammad Waseem, Odean Smith among others at MI Emirates.
Tim David’s career in numbers:
Tim David has extensive T20 experience and is known for his hard-hitting skills. So far, he has played 201 T20s and has scored over 4000 runs with a strike rate of over 161. He began his international career with Singapore before shifting his allegiance to Australia. So far, he has played 4 ODIs and 33 T20Is.
MI Emirates Squad for ILT20 2024: Akeal Hosein, Ambati Rayudu, Andre Fletcher, Corey Anderson, Daniel Mousley, Dwayne Bravo, Fazalhaq Farooqi, Jordan Thompson, Kieron Pollard, Kusal Perera, McKenny Clarke, Muhammad Waseem, Nicholas Pooran (c), Nosthush Kenjige, Odean Smith, Trent Boult , Vijayakanth Vijayakanth, Waqar Salamkheil, Will Smeed, Zahoor Khan, Tim David