Virender Sehwag India
Virender Sehwag will be one of the entertainers with the bat in the T10 League 2017.Reuters

T20 cricket is the most entertaining format, with batsmen always looking to play the big shots. Now, with a T10 league 2017 set to take place at Sharjah Cricket Stadium in the UAE from December 14-17, this format is set to enthrall the audience for the next four days.

Complete schedule 

The opening ceremony of T10 League 2017 will be followed by the first match of the competition, between Bengal Tigers and Kerala Kings.

Besides these two teams, Maratha Arabians, Pakhtoons, Punjabi legends and Team Sri Lanka are the other teams in T10 League 2017. These teams will be involved in round-robin matches before the knockout stages. The semi-finals and final will be played on Sunday.

Here is a look at all the six teams

The competition is expected to be top class, with the number of big players associated with the league.

Kieron Pollard Mumbai Indians
Kieron Pollard will represent Kerala Kings.IANS

The likes of Virender Sehwag, Mohammed Amir (Maratha Arabians), David Miller (Bengal Lions), Kieron Pollard (Kerala Kings) and Shahid Afridi, (Pakhtoons) will be keen to entertain in this format. Many players featuring in the competition are quality T20 players.

The matches will be football-like with games finishing in a matter of just 90 minutes. This format could be a game-changer in cricket, and if this T20 league in Sharjah is deemed a major success, one would not be surprised if other nations around the world also pick up this format.

TV channel and live streaming information

India: Sony ESPN. Live streaming: Sony liv 

Pakistan: Ten Sports 

Bangladesh - Channel 9

USA, UK - ARY digital network

OSN - Middle East and North Africa