2018 Global T20 Canada

The 2018 Global T20 Canada (also known as Canada Dry Global T20 Canada for sponsorship reasons) of the Global T20 Canada, was a 20-over cricket tournament played in Canada.[1] It was the first edition of the tournament and ran from 28 June to 15 July 2018.[2][3] Six teams took part, with all the matches played at the Maple Leaf Cricket Club in King City, Ontario.[2]

2018 Global T20 Canada
Dates28 June – 15 July 2018
Administrator(s)Cricket Canada
Cricket formatTwenty20
Tournament format(s)Round-robin and playoffs
Host(s)Canada
ChampionsVancouver Knights (1st title)
Participants6
Matches played22
Player of the seriesLendl Simmons (Winnipeg Hawks)
Most runsLendl Simmons (Winnipeg Hawks) (321)
Most wicketsSheldon Cottrell (Vancouver Knights) (16)
Official websitewww.gt20.ca
2019

A player draft took place on 3 June 2018.[4] Approximately 1,600 players registered for the draft, with 600 of those from Canada.[5] Ahead of the draft, the following ten international cricketers were named as marquee players: Shahid Afridi, Dwayne Bravo, Chris Gayle, Chris Lynn, Lasith Malinga, David Miller, Sunil Narine, Andre Russell, Darren Sammy and Steve Smith.[6][7] Smith played in the opening match of the tournament and Warner played in the second match of the tournament, both played their first representative matches since being found guilty of ball-tampering during the third Test match between South Africa and Australia in March 2018.[8]

In the final, Vancouver Knights defeated Cricket West Indies B Team by seven wickets to win the tournament.[9]

Teams and squadsEdit

The following teams, squads and coaches were announced for the tournament:[10][11][12]

Cricket West Indies B Team[13]
Coaches:
Stuart Williams, Roddy Estwick
Edmonton Royals[14]
Coach: Mohammad Akram
Montreal Tigers[15]
Coach: Tom Moody
Toronto Nationals[16]
Coach: Phil Simmons
Vancouver Knights[17]
Coach: Donovan Miller
Winnipeg Hawks[18]
Coach: Waqar Younis

Points tableEdit

Team[19] Pld W L T NR Pts NRR
Vancouver Knights 6 4 1 0 1 9 +1.417
Cricket West Indies B Team 6 4 2 0 0 8 +0.403
Winnipeg Hawks 6 3 3 0 0 6 +0.630
Edmonton Royals 6 2 3 0 1 5 –0.091
Montreal Tigers 6 2 4 0 0 4 –0.322
Toronto Nationals 6 2 4 0 0 4 –1.897
  • The top four teams qualified for the playoffs
  •      Advanced to Playoff 1
  •      Advanced to Playoff 2

League stageEdit

The full fixtures were confirmed on 13 June 2018.[20] The first round took place from 28 June to 7 July, the second round took place from 8 to 11 July and playoffs from 12 to 15 July 2018.[20] Times shown were Eastern DST.

Round 1Edit

28 June 2018
16:00 (D/N)
Scorecard
Vancouver Knights
227/4 (20 overs)
v
Toronto Nationals
231/4 (19.2 overs)
Evin Lewis 96 (55)
Nikhil Dutta 2/26 (4 overs)
Anton Devcich 92* (44)
Saad Bin Zafar 1/25 (2 overs)
Toronto Nationals won by 6 wickets
Maple Leaf Cricket Club, King City, Ontario
Umpires: Roger Dill (Ber) and Patrick Gustard (WI)
Player of the match: Anton Devcich (Toronto Nationals)
  • Toronto Nationals won the toss and elected to field.

29 June 2018
16:00 (D/N)
Scorecard
Winnipeg Hawks
203/4 (20 overs)
v
Montreal Tigers
157 (18.5 overs)
Ben McDermott 68 (46)
Lasith Malinga 2/19 (4 overs)
Sikandar Raza 30 (13)
Dwayne Bravo 3/24 (4 overs)
Winnipeg Hawks won by 46 runs
Maple Leaf Cricket Club, King City, Ontario
Umpires: Arnold Maddela (Can) and Leslie Reifer (WI)
Player of the match: Ben McDermott (Winnipeg Hawks)
  • Montreal Tigers won the toss and elected to field.

30 June 2018
12:00
Scorecard
Toronto Nationals
169/7 (20 overs)
v
Edmonton Royals
173/2 (15 overs)
Nitish Kumar 55 (37)
Wayne Parnell 2/24 (3 overs)
Andre Fletcher 68* (39)
Kieron Pollard 1/18 (2 overs)
Edmonton Royals won by 8 wickets
Maple Leaf Cricket Club, King City, Ontario
Umpires: Nigel Duguid (WI) and Harry Grewal (Can)
Player of the match: Andre Fletcher (Edmonton Royals)
  • Edmonton Royals won the toss and elected to field.

30 June 2018
16:00 (D/N)
Scorecard
Montreal Tigers
184/9 (20 overs)
v
Cricket West Indies B Team
187/8 (19.1 overs)
Sikandar Raza 48 (37)
Obed McCoy 3/31 (4 overs)
Nicholas Pooran 58 (35)
Lasith Malinga 2/32 (4 overs)
Cricket West Indies B Team won by 2 wickets
Maple Leaf Cricket Club, King City, Ontario
Umpires: Arnold Maddela (Can) and Leslie Reifer (WI)
Player of the match: Nicholas Pooran (Cricket West Indies B Team)
  • Montreal Tigers won the toss and elected to bat.

1 July 2018
11:00
Scorecard
Winnipeg Hawks
156/9 (20 overs)
v
Vancouver Knights
162/4 (17.4 overs)
Tion Webster 49* (34)
Sheldon Cottrell 3/28 (4 overs)
Babar Hayat 65 (33)
Ali Khan 2/25 (3 overs)
Vancouver Knights won by 6 wickets
Maple Leaf Cricket Club, King City, Ontario
Umpires: Roger Dill (Ber) and Nigel Duguid (WI)
Player of the match: Babar Hayat (Vancouver Knights)
  • Vancouver Knights won the toss and elected to field.

1 July 2018
16:00 (D/N)
Scorecard
Edmonton Royals
155 (19.4 overs)
v
Kevin O'Brien 49 (17)
Obed McCoy 4/22 (3.4 overs)
Fabian Allen 75* (30)
Hasan Khan 3/46 (4 overs)
Cricket West Indies B Team won by 3 wickets
Maple Leaf Cricket Club, King City, Ontario
Umpires: Patrick Gustard (WI) and Vishal Sudhalkar (Can)
Player of the match: Fabian Allen (Cricket West Indies B Team)
  • Cricket West Indies B Team won the toss and elected to field.

2 July 2018
11:00
Scorecard
Winnipeg Hawks
164/6 (20 overs)
v
Toronto Nationals
108 (17.2 overs)
Lendl Simmons 44 (34)
Mohammad Naveed 2/29 (4 overs)
Anton Devcich 34 (19)
Tion Webster 4/22 (2.2 overs)
Winnipeg Hawks won by 56 runs
Maple Leaf Cricket Club, King City, Ontario
Umpires: Bijal Patel (Can) and Leslie Reifer (WI)
Player of the match: Fidel Edwards (Winnipeg Hawks)
  • Toronto Nationals won the toss and elected to field.

2 July 2018
16:00 (D/N)
Scorecard
Vancouver Knights
166/6 (20 overs)
v
Montreal Tigers
148 (19.4 overs)
Rassie van der Dussen 83* (56)
Lasith Malinga 3/41 (4 overs)
George Worker 43 (33)
Tim Southee 3/20 (4 overs)
Vancouver Knights won by 18 runs
Maple Leaf Cricket Club, King City, Ontario
Umpires: Roger Dill (Ber) and Nigel Duguid (WI)
Player of the match: Rassie van der Dussen (Vancouver Knights)
  • Montreal Tigers won the toss and elected to field.

4 July 2018
11:00
Scorecard
Montreal Tigers
129/6 (20 overs)
v
Edmonton Royals
114 (19.1 overs)
Moises Henriques 50 (49)
Wayne Parnell 3/23 (4 overs)
Luke Ronchi 30 (19)
Peter Siddle 4/13 (3.1 overs)
Montreal Tigers won by 15 runs
Maple Leaf Cricket Club, King City, Ontario
Umpires: Leslie Reifer (WI) and Vishal Sudhalkar (Can)
Player of the match: Peter Siddle (Montreal Tigers)
  • Edmonton Royals won the toss and elected to field.

5 July 2018
11:00
Scorecard
Winnipeg Hawks
151/8 (20 overs)
v
Cricket West Indies B Team
155/1 (17.5 overs)
Lendl Simmons 45 (40)
Obed McCoy 3/39 (4 overs)
Justin Greaves 89* (58)
Fidel Edwards 1/17 (4 overs)
Cricket West Indies B Team won by 9 wickets
Maple Leaf Cricket Club, King City, Ontario
Umpires: Patrick Gustard (WI) and Arnold Maddela (Can)
Player of the match: Justin Greaves (Cricket West Indies B Team)
  • Cricket West Indies B Team won the toss and elected to field.

6 July 2018
11:00
Scorecard
Vancouver Knights
v
Edmonton Royals
Match abandoned
Maple Leaf Cricket Club, King City, Ontario
Umpires: Roger Dill (Ber) and Nigel Duguid (WI)
  • No toss.
  • No play was possible due to a wet outfield.

7 July 2018
11:00
Scorecard
Toronto Nationals
128/5 (20 overs)
v
Cricket West Indies B Team
131/2 (14.1 overs)
Steve Smith 55* (43)
Justin Greaves 2/20 (4 overs)
Justin Greaves 45 (33)
Usama Mir 1/29 (4 overs)
Cricket West Indies B Team won by 8 wickets
Maple Leaf Cricket Club, King City, Ontario
Umpires: Bijal Patel (Can) and Leslie Reifer (WI)
Player of the match: Justin Greaves (Cricket West Indies B Team)
  • Cricket West Indies B Team won the toss and elected to field.

7 July 2018
16:00 (D/N)
Scorecard
Winnipeg Hawks
203/5 (20 overs)
v
Edmonton Royals
209/5 (19.3 overs)
Lendl Simmons 66 (48)
Mohammad Irfan 2/29 (4 overs)
Agha Salman 73 (41)
Fidel Edwards 2/33 (4 overs)
Edmonton Royals won by 5 wickets
Maple Leaf Cricket Club, King City, Ontario
Umpires: Nigel Duguid (WI) and Vishal Sudhalkar (Can)
Player of the match: Agha Salman (Edmonton Royals)
  • Edmonton Royals won the toss and elected to field.

8 July 2018
11:00
Scorecard
Vancouver Knights
175/4 (20 overs)
v
Chris Gayle 63 (55)
Derval Green 3/33 (4 overs)
Kavem Hodge 43 (39)
Sheldon Cottrell 4/19 (4 overs)
Vancouver Knights won by 35 runs
Maple Leaf Cricket Club, King City, Ontario
Umpires: Nigel Duguid (WI) and Arnold Maddela (Can)
Player of the match: Sheldon Cottrell (Vancouver Knights)
  • Cricket West Indies B Team won the toss and elected to field.

8 July 2018
16:00 (D/N)
Scorecard
Montreal Tigers
176/4 (20 overs)
v
Toronto Nationals
179/9 (20 overs)
George Worker 62 (52)
Mohammad Sami 3/34 (4 overs)
Nitish Kumar 46 (23)
Lasith Malinga 3/11 (4 overs)
Toronto Nationals won by 1 wicket
Maple Leaf Cricket Club, King City, Ontario
Umpires: Patrick Gustard (WI) and Bijal Patel (Can)
Player of the match: Nitish Kumar (Toronto Nationals)
  • Toronto Nationals won the toss and elected to field.

Round 2Edit

10 July 2018
11:00
Scorecard
v
Montreal Tigers
165/4 (17.3 overs)
Shamar Springer 62 (40)
Sandeep Lamichhane 3/31 (4 overs)
Sunil Narine 61 (25)
Khary Pierre 2/25 (4 overs)
Montreal Tigers won by 6 wickets
Maple Leaf Cricket Club, King City, Ontario
Umpires: Nigel Duguid (WI) and Bijal Patel (Can)
Player of the match: Sunil Narine (Montreal Tigers)
  • Montreal Tigers won the toss and elected to field.

10 July 2018
16:00 (D/N)
Scorecard
Toronto Nationals
103 (16.5 overs)
v
Vancouver Knights
104/2 (12.3 overs)
Steve Smith 35 (28)
Andre Russell 3/17 (4 overs)
Chadwick Walton 54* (36)
Kieron Pollard 1/4 (2 overs)
Vancouver Knights won by 8 wickets
Maple Leaf Cricket Club, King City, Ontario
Umpires: Leslie Reifer (WI) and Vishal Sudhalkar (Can)
Player of the match: Andre Russell (Vancouver Knights)
  • Vancouver Knights won the toss and elected to field.

11 July 2018
11:00
Scorecard
Edmonton Royals
141 (19.5 overs)
v
Winnipeg Hawks
142/2 (16.4 overs)
Agha Salman 43 (34)
Fidel Edwards 4/19 (3.5 overs)
David Warner 42 (35)
Mohammad Irfan 1/31 (3 overs)
Winnipeg Hawks won by 8 wickets
Maple Leaf Cricket Club, King City, Ontario
Umpires: Roger Dill (Ber) and Patrick Gustard (WI)
Player of the match: Fidel Edwards (Winnipeg Hawks)
  • Winnipeg Hawks won the toss and elected to field.

PlayoffsEdit

BracketEdit

  Playoff 1 / Playoff 2 Playoff 3 Final
                           
1 Vancouver Knights 215/6 (20 overs)  
2 Cricket West Indies B Team 221/4 (20 overs)         2 Cricket West Indies B Team 145 (17.4 overs)
      1 Vancouver Knights 152/5 (13 overs)   1 Vancouver Knights 148/3 (17.3 overs)
  3 Winnipeg Hawks 84/5 (8.3 overs) (D/L)  
3 Winnipeg Hawks 185/3 (19.5 overs)
4 Edmonton Royals 183/9 (20 overs)  
Playoff 1
12 July 2018
11:00
Scorecard
Vancouver Knights
215/6 (20 overs)
v
Chadwick Walton 54 (24)
Sherfane Rutherford 2/25 (4 overs)
Sherfane Rutherford 134* (66)
Tim Southee 2/39 (4 overs)
Cricket West Indies B Team won by 6 wickets
Maple Leaf Cricket Club, King City, Ontario
Umpires: Patrick Gustard (WI) and Bijal Patel (Can)
Player of the match: Sherfane Rutherford (Cricket West Indies B Team)
  • Cricket West Indies B Team won the toss and elected to field.

Playoff 2
12 July 2018
16:00 (D/N)
Scorecard
Edmonton Royals
183/9 (20 overs)
v
Winnipeg Hawks
185/3 (19.5 overs)
Agha Salman 44 (18)
Rayad Emrit 4/28 (4 overs)
Ben McDermott 65* (39)
Agha Salman 1/18 (2 overs)
Winnipeg Hawks won by 7 wickets
Maple Leaf Cricket Club, King City, Ontario
Umpires: Nigel Duguid (WI) and Vishal Sudhalkar (Can)
Player of the match: Ben McDermott (Winnipeg Hawks)
  • Winnipeg Hawks won the toss and elected to field.

Playoff 3
14 July 2018
15:00 (D/N)
Scorecard
Vancouver Knights
152/5 (13 overs)
v
Winnipeg Hawks
84/5 (8.3 overs)
Chadwick Walton 45 (26)
Ali Khan 2/47 (3 overs)
Lendl Simmons 35 (20)
Fawad Ahmed 2/22 (2 overs)
Vancouver Knights won by 13 runs (D/L method)
Maple Leaf Cricket Club, King City, Ontario
Umpires: Nigel Duguid (WI) and Arnold Maddela (Can)
Player of the match: Chadwick Walton (Vancouver Knights)
  • Winnipeg Hawks won the toss and elected to field.
  • The match was called off due to bad light, with the par score of 97 at the end of 8.3 overs.

FinalEdit

15 July 2018
15:00 (D/N)
Scorecard
v
Vancouver Knights
148/3 (17.3 overs)
Fabian Allen 41 (23)
Sheldon Cottrell 4/29 (3.4 overs)
Saad Bin Zafar 79* (48)
Derval Green 2/20 (3 overs)
Vancouver Knights won by 7 wickets
Maple Leaf Cricket Club, King City, Ontario
Umpires: Bijal Patel (Can) and Leslie Reifer (WI)
Player of the match: Saad Bin Zafar (Vancouver Knights)
  • Vancouver Knights won the toss and elected to field.

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