Cape Town, July 17 (IANS) Former South Africa opener Herschelle Gibbs has been allotted as the head coach of Euro T20 Slam franchise Rotterdam Rhinos Team.
The news was announced on the Euro T20 Slam’s official website on Tuesday, reports EuroT20-Slam.com.
The players’ draft for the inaugural Euro T20 Slam was taken place in London on July 19.
As per the Euro league guidelines, a maximum of five overseas players in the playing XI and each team will have to play at least six local players.
All the six franchises — Dublin Chiefs, Belfast Titans, Amsterdam Knights, Rotterdam Rhinos, Edinburgh Rocks, and Glasgow Giants,— will be given an opportunity to decide their icon and marquee players beforehand.
The icon players are Shahid Afridi, Martin Guptill, Brendon McCullum, Eoin Morgan, Rashid Khan, and Shane Watson and while the marquee players are Dale Steyn, J.P. Duminy, Imran Tahir, Chris Lynn, Luke Ronchi, and Babar Azam.
The tournament will get underway from August 30, 2019, and will end on September 22, 2019. Six teams will participate in the inaugural great Euro event, playing in Amsterdam, Dublin, and Edinburgh.