<a href="https://www.cricketcountry.com/wp-content/uploads/2018/08/T10.jpg"><img class="alignnone size-full wp-image-733267" alt="T10" src="https://www.cricketcountry.com/wp-content/uploads/2018/08/T10.jpg" width="628" height="355" /></a> <p></p> <p></p>The International Cricket Council (ICC) has officially sanctioned the second season of T10 League to be held from November 23 2018 in Sharjah. <p></p> <p></p>The T10 League is the latest format, a condensed version that involves each team playing a 10-over inning. Like the T20 leagues, it also has attracted attention from cricketers across globe with Eoin Morgan-led Kerala Kings winning the inaugural edition last year. <p></p> <p></p>"This sanction from ICC for T10 League gives our partners, stakeholders and more importantly the players a much-needed boost. Having said that, it additionally gives us responsibility to ensure we keep growing year-on-year and make this format globally acceptable," Shaji Ul Mulk, chairman of the league, was quoted as saying in a press release on Tuesday. <p></p> <p></p>The 10-day long season will see the addition of two more teams this time around making it an eight-team affair with the player draft being slated for September. <p></p> <p></p>Afghanistan spin wizard Rashid Khan (Maratha Arabians), Pakistan s Shahid Afridi (Pakhtoons) and Shoaib Malik (Punjabi Legends), England s Eoin Morgan (Kerala Kings), New Zealand s Brendon McCullum (Rajputs), West Indies Sunil Narine (Bengal Tigers) and Darren Sammy (Northern Warriors) and Australia s Shane Watson (Karachians) have already been roped in as Icon players for their respective franchisees. <p></p> <p></p> The sanction from the ICC will only add further shine to the global appeal of the event. We believe that value creation for the new teams will see a positive growth from year one. From four-day league to a ten-day league with more teams and larger pool of international players is a testament of faith shown by fans and stakeholders, said Salman Iqbal, President, T10 League.