The Abu Dhabi T10 2021 schedule has been announced, wit fixtures starting from January 28, when the Maratha Arabians take on the Northern Warriors in the opening game.
According to the schedule, the 2021 T10 League season lasts for 10 days with a total of 24 group matches, two eliminators, a qualifier, a third-place decider and the finals. The eight teams are divided into two groups and play each other once.
Group A: Maratha Arabians, Bangla Tigers, Delhi Bulls, and Northern Warriors
Group B: Deccan Gladiators, Qalandars, Team Abu Dhabi and Pune Devils
The opening day sees three matches in the Abu Dhabi T10 League schedule with the defending champions Maratha Arabians taking on the Northern Warriors at the Sheikh Zayed Cricket Stadium in the first game.
The first 12 matches are played within the group while the next 12 features matches between the two groups. At the end of the 24 games, the final list of qualifying teams will be identified.
The play-off matches start from February 5. The top two teams face each other in the Qualifier, while the Eliminator will see the third and fourth-placed teams tussling it out to remain in contention.
Abu Dhabi T10 League 2021 schedule
28 January: Maratha vs Northern Warriors
28 January: Pune Devils vs Deccan Gladiators
28 January: Delhi Bulls vs Bangla Tigers
29 January: Pune Devils vs Qalandars
29 January: Maratha Arabians vs Delhi Bulls
29 January: Deccan Gladiators vs Team Abu Dhabi
30 January: Bangla Tigers vs Maratha Arabians
30 January: Team Abu Dhabi vs Qalandars
30 January: Northern Warriors vs Delhi Bulls
31 January: Team Abu Dhabi vs Pune Devils
31 January: Bangla Tigers vs Northern Warriors
31 January: Qalandars vs Deccan Gladiators
01 February: 4th Group B vs 3rd Group A
01 February: 2nd Group B vs 1st Group A
01 February: 2nd Group A vs 3rd Group B
02 February: 1st Group A vs 4th Group A
02 February: 2nd Group A vs 4th Group B
02 February: 1st Group A vs 3rd Group B
03 February: 3rd Group A vs 1st Group B
03 February: 4th Group A vs 2nd Group B
03 February: 1st Group A vs 4th Group B
04 February: 3rd Group B vs 4th Group A
04 February: 1st Group B vs 2nd Group A
04 February: 2nd Group B vs 3rd Group A
05 February: TBC vs TBC, Qualifier
05 February: TBC vs TBC, Eliminator 1
05 February: TBC vs TBC, Eliminator 2
06 February: TBC vs TBC, Third-place
06 February: TBC vs TBC, Final