ILT20: 19-year-old McKenny Clarke sign with MI Emirates For Inaugural Season Of ILT20

MI Emirates on Wednesday announced the signing of five dynamic overseas young players ahead of the inaugural ILT20 season starting from January 13.

Reinforcing five-time IPL winners Mumbai Indians’ philosophy of identifying, developing and nurturing young talents to unlock their true potential, MI Emirates will give the five overseas players to express and explore their capabilities under the experienced international players.

Therefore MI Emirates announced the signing of Lorcan Tucker of Ireland, McKenny Clarke of West Indies, and England trio of Daniel Mousley, Thomas Lammonby and Craig Overton.

The young guns of MI Emirates will play alongside experienced international players like captain Kieron Pollard, Dwayne Bravo, Nicholas Pooran, Imran Tahir and Trent Boult. Furthermore, they will train under tutelage of Shane Bond (head coach), Parthiv Patel (batting coach), R Vinay Kumar (bowling coach) and James Franklin (fielding coach).

McKenny Clarke of West Indies 

McKenny Clarke, the 19-year-old fast-bowling all-rounder, was selected in West Indies’s 2021 under 19 world cup Squad. He represented St Lucia Kings and played in the recently concluded west indies super50 tournament with the Academy team in his career so far.

Lorcan Tucker of Ireland

Tucker, the 26-year-old wicketkeeper batter, has represented Ireland, Ireland A and Ireland U19s. He shot to limelight at the Men’s T20 World Cup after making 71 not out against Australia and 45 not out against West Indies. Clarke is a 19-year-old who plays A list cricket and has represented the West Indies U19 squad.

Daniel Mousley of England

Mousley, a batting all-rounder from England who has represented his country in the U19 team, made his first-class debut in July 2019. Lammonby represented England U19 and has played in T20 leagues around the world

MI Emirates will play their first ILT20 game at the Sheikh Zayed Stadium, Abu Dhabi on January 14, 7:30 p.m. IST. The final of the six-team ILT20 comprising 34 matches is scheduled for February 12.

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