The excitement of the Euro T20 Slam 2020 is almost palpable since it is only a few months away. Cricket fans in Northern Ireland have a lot to be excited about, as they can cheer for the Belfast Titans. This team is going to be comprised of powerful cricket players who are ready to battle their way to the top through multiple matches with the other five teams picked for this tournament. Fans who are ready to learn everything that they can about the team squad and the Belfast Titans team schedule know the importance of preparing for this tournament so that they can be ready and available to watch any of the matches in person or on TV.
Titans will be playing 10 matches on three different venues to claim the spot in the all-important semi-final. It is worst noting that there are many Irish players in the past who have played from the city Belfast like Paul Jackson who was a List-A player and there are many other players who have played from this rich cricketing city.
Belfast Titans Match Schedule 2020
Although you can easily download the team schedule so that you know who the Belfast Titans are going to be playing and when, unfortunately, the information about who is on the team has not yet been released. While this information won’t be released until closer to the tournament start date, there are a few things that cricket fans already know. There will be nine local players chosen to play for the Belfast Titans as well as an optional additional seven overseas players. These international players are picked to bring expertise to the game and to help round out the team so that they have the best chance of winning.
While the first day of this tournament is on 30 August 2020, the Belfast Titans don’t play until the following day. On 31 August they will compete against the Amsterdam Kings at 15:30 hours. They will then play three more times during this leg of the tournament, which is held at the VRA Cricket Academy in Amsterdam.
Their next three matches in Amsterdam are against the Edinburgh Rocks, Rotterdam Rhinos, and Edinburgh Rocks, again. These matches all occur at 15:30 and are on 1 September, 2 September, and 4 September, respectively.
After competing in Amsterdam, all teams will travel to Edinburgh so that they can compete in The Grange Club. The Belfast Titans have their first match on 6 September, against the Rotterdam Rhinos, at 15:30. They then compete on 8 September at 11:30 against the Amsterdam Kings. After this match, they are allowed to rest for a few days until their next match at The Malahide Cricket Club, in Dublin.
The Belfast Titans are scheduled to compete in three matches in Dublin. The first is on 13 September and is the first match in this location. At 11:30 they will compete against the Dublin Chiefs. Their next match isn’t until 16 September, at 15:30, when they will play the Glasgow Giants. Finally, they finish out the regular 30 matches by playing the Dublin Chiefs at 15:30.
After the scheduled 30 days there will be four teams competing in the semifinals. If the Belfast Titans make it to the semifinals, then they will compete at either 11:30 or 15:30 on 21 September 2020. The winners of these two matches will advance to the Grand Final match, which is scheduled for 22 September at 15:30.
The complete match schedule and fixtures have been announced for the much-anticipated cricket league in Europe. Take a look at all matches scheduled for Belfast Titans here.
Cricket Ireland is looking to improve the T20I rankings before ICC World T20 and we believe this tournament will provide the great opportunity of young Irish talent to perform at the big stage with millions of watching all around the world to gain the spot in the National Side.
Belfast Titans Team Squad 2020
The complete Team Squad including domestic and foreign players has been announced after the official draft happened in London. There are six foreign well known International stars already joined the league and we know Shahid Afridi has joined Belfast Titans amongst them.
Any great cricket fan looking for team franchise details will have to settle with this information about the schedule for the Belfast Titans at this time. Faf du Plessis is expected to be named as Belfast titans captain 2020 for the first season of the league. More information, including the names of the players, is set to be released at a later time before the tournament begins. This will allow all cricket fans who are interested in seeing their team take the trophy to keep up to date on who is on the team. Fans can mark their calendars now so that they are prepared for the upcoming tournament and keep their eyes open for more information regarding players.
Belfast Titans Squad 2020
Paul Stirling, Gary Wilson, Mark Adair, Boyd Rankin, Shane Getkate, Craig Young, Andrew McBrine, Stuart Thompson, Greg Thompson
Shahid Afridi, Faf du Plessis, Jp Duminy, Muhammad Nawaz, Luke Wright, Colin Ingram, Mitchell McClenaghan, Aaron Summers