The award-winning singer-songwriter legend is known for hits like Sliding, Savage Love, Don’t Wanna Go Home and Whatcha Say.
Jason Derulo. – Photograph supplied
ILT20 is adding another layer of glitz to its inaugural opening ceremony, set for Friday 13 January 2023, with the signing of RnB megastar Jason Derulo. The award-winning singer-songwriter legend, known for hits like Sliding, Savage Love, Don’t Wanna Go Home and Whatcha Say, is expected to have the crowd on their feet and wanting more of his charismatic brilliance as he brings his smoothness. moves to the ‘Ring of Fire’ at the Dubai International Stadium.
Mubashshir Usmani, Secretary General, Emirates Cricket Board, said: “Jason is an incredibly dynamic and creative artist, has a very strong affinity with the UAE and Dubai, and the league management is delighted to bring his energy and influential style at the ILT20 Opening Ceremony. We anticipate his performance, along with the dynamic Badshah, to bring a distinctive verve to the ‘Ring of Fire’. This duo will launch the inaugural edition of the league with performances that resonate with this truly unique and world-class tournament.”
Making its debut, the inaugural ILT20, which has received ICC approval for several years, will be played in a 34-match format at the UAE’s exemplary cricket facilities in Dubai, Abu Dhabi and Sharjah.
Cricket fans around the world can watch the LIVE telecast of this exciting cricket league on ZEE’s linear channels, the digital platform, Zee5 as well as Zee Cinema SD, Zee Cinema HD, Zee Anmol Cinema, &Pictures HD, &Flix SD, &Flix HD, Zee Zest SD, Zee Zest HD, Zee Bangla Cinema and Zee Thirai.
The franchise teams, consisting of 84 international and 24 UAE players, include Abu Dhabi Knight Riders (Kolkata Knight Riders), Desert Vipers (Lancer Capital), Dubai Capitals (GMR), Gulf Giants (Adani Sportsline), MI Emirates (Reliance Industries), and Sharjah Warriors (Capri Global).