Abu Dhabi, UAESunday 6 December 2020

Masters Champions League cricket – Meet the all-star casts

Osman Samiuddin runs through the basics of each of the six teams participating in nex year’s Masters Champions League Twenty20 cricket tournament, from the legends to the additions from Monday’s auction.

Budget Available to each team – $750,000 Dates: January 28 – February 13, 2016 Venues Dubai International Cricket Stadium and Sharjah Cricket Stadium, UAE

Read more: Osman Samiuddin on the stars aligning with the six MCL club’s at the league’s first auction in Dubai

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Gemini Arabians

Owner: Nalin Khaitan

Legend and Icon players: Virender Sehwag, Kumar Sangakkara, Muttiah Muralitharan

Auction players:

Kyle Mills (NZL) ($42,000)

Saqlain Mushtaq (PAK) ($42,000)

Jacques Rudolph (RSA) ($58,000)

Rana Naved ul Hassan (PAK) ($38,000)

Justin Kemp (RSA) ($70,000)

Paul Harris (RSA) ($20,000)

Brad Hordge (AUS) ($120,000)

Richard Levi (RSA) ($152,000)

Ashish Bagai (CAN) ($10,000)

Graham Onions (ENG) ($56,000)

Shivnarine Chanderpaul (WI) ($30,000)

Saqib Ali (UAE) ($10,000)

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Sagittarius Soldiers

Owner: Orange Limited

Legend and Icon players: Mahela Jayawardene, Daniel Vettori, Adam Gilchrist

Auction players:

Shane Bond (NZL) ($30,000)

Khurram Khan (UAE) ($22,000)

Phil Mustard (ENG) ($26,000)

Tino Best (WI) ($42,000)

Nathan Hauritz (AUS) ($20,000)

Alviro Petersen (RSA) ($28,000)

Michael Carberry (ENG) ($42,000)

Krishmar Santokie (WI) ($35,000)

Jonathan Trott (ENG) ($30,000)

Yasir Hameed (PAK) ($30,000)

Mushtaq Ahmed (PAK) ($30,000)

Gavin Hamilton (SCO) ($20,000)

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Capricorn Commanders

Owner: Sohail Khan

Legend and Icon players: Michael Vaughan, Abdul Razzaq, Paul Collingwood

Auction players:

Andrew Symonds (Aus) ($120,000)

Ashwell Prince (RSA)($39,000)

Chamara Silva (SL) ($30,000)

Upul Chandana (SL) ($30,000)

Ryan McLaren (SA) ($64,000)

Jeetan Patel (NZL) ($56,000)

Rikki Clarke (ENG) ($42,000)

Rory Kleinveldt (RSA) ($32,000)

Ben Laughlin (AUS) ($57,000)

Rizwan Cheema (CAN) ($16,000)

Geraint Jones (ENG) ($20,000)

Sunil Joshi (IND) ($20,000)

Saleem Elahi (PAK) ($20,000)

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Libra Legends

Owner: Popcorn Sports and Entertainment Ltd

Legend and Icon players: Sourav Ganguly, Graeme Swann, Jacques Kallis

Auction players:

Brad Hogg (AUS) ($68,000)

Ryan ten Doeschate (NED) ($76,000)

Ajay Ratra (IND) ($20,000)

Chris Read (ENG) ($20,000)

Sean Ervine (ZIM) ($60,000)

Shaun Tait (AUS) ($60,000)

Ryan Sidebottom (ENG) ($32,000)

Michael Lumb (ENG) ($118,000)

Taufeeq Umar (PAK) ($28,000)

Nicky Boje (RSA) ($30,000)

Ian Butler (NZL) ($20,000)

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Virgo Super Kings

Owner: Rhiti Sports

Legend and Icon players: Graeme Smith, Azhar Mahmood, Brett Lee

Auction players:

Jonty Rhodes (RSA) ($40,000)

Neil McKenzie (RSA) ($52,000)

John Mooney (IRE) ($31,000)

Dirk Nannes (AUS) ($40,000)

Owais Shah (ENG) ($75,000)

James Foster (ENG) ($29,000)

Murali Kartik (IND) ($52,000)

Malinga Bandara (SL) ($35,000)

Gareth Batty (ENG) ($20,000)

Hasan Raza (PAK) ($20,000)

Jacob Oram (NZL) ($74,000)

Humayun Farhat (PAK) ($20,000)

Mohammed Yousuf (PASK) ($30,000)

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Leo Lions

Owner: Manyata Dutt

Legend and Icon players: Scott Styris, Heath Streak, Brian Lara

Auction players:

Herschelle Gibbs (RSA) ($ 40,000)

Brendan Taylor (ZIM) ($70,000)

James Franklin (NZL) ($62,000)

Johan Botha (RSA) ($46,000)

Robin Peterson (RSA) ($80,000)

Fidel Edwards (WI) ($90,000)

Mohammad Tauqir (UAE) ($10,000)

Neil Carter (SCO) ($10,000)

Hamish Marshall (NZL) ($28,000)

Kyle Jarvis (ZIM) ($28,000)

Ramesh Pawar (IND) ($40,000)

Simon Jones (ENG) ($20,000)

Darren Gough (ENG) ($36,000)

Updated: December 8, 2015 04:00 AM

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