The second season of International League T20 (ILT20) will begin from January 13, 2024. The final of the first season of the tournament was played on February 12 in Dubai, which saw James Vince-led Gulf Giants beat Desert Vipers to lift the trophy.
"Following the huge success of the DP World ILT20 2023 work has begun on Season 2 which is set to commence from Saturday, 13 January 2024. Season 2 will be played on the same 34-match format with four playoffs including the final. The tournament schedule will be announced in due course," The Emirates Cricket Board (ECB) said in a media release.
Season two will also be in the same format as the first season - 34 matches with four playoff matches, including the final. The full schedule for the tournament will be announced in due course. The inaugural season of the six-team event kickstarted on January 13, lasting for a month.
“We want to thank the fans who turned up at the three venues as well as those who watched the coverage around the world for their wonderful support," His Highness Sheikh Nahayan Mabarak Al Nahayan, Minister of Tolerance and Chairman ECB, said
“The league succeeded in showcasing to the world our local cricket talent as well as our exceptional hosting capabilities which make UAE a wonderful cricketing destination.”
“DP World ILT20 will continue to leave a lasting impact on the development of cricket in the country and fortifying UAE as one of the top cricket destinations in the world. We look forward to hosting and entertaining you all in Season 2.”