ILT20 2024 Champions: MI Emirates Crowned Champions of ILT20 2024 with a Dominant Victory Over Dubai Capitals

ILT20 2024 champions

The ILT20 Champions title belongs to MI Emirates. Say it aloud, MI EMIRATES ARE THE ILT20 2024 CHAMPIONS. MI Emirates secured a convincing victory over Dubai Capitals in the ILT20 2024 Final, claiming the championship title by a substantial 45-run margin at the Dubai International Cricket Stadium on Saturday, February 18.

ILT20 2024 Winner

MI Emirates beat Dubai Capitals in the ILT20 2024 final by 45 runs in a one-sided match at the Dubai International Stadium in Dubai, United Arab Emirates on Sunday.

In a remarkable display of batting prowess, MI Emirates, led by West Indies cricketer Nicholas Pooran, posted an imposing total of 208/3 in their allotted 20 overs. Andre Fletcher’s explosive innings of 53 runs off 37 deliveries and Captain Nicholas Pooran’s unbeaten 57 off 27 laid the foundation for their success.

Dubai Capitals faced a challenging task in their chase, losing early wickets and struggling to keep up with the required run rate. Despite a valiant effort from captain Sam Billings (40 off 29) and Tom Banton (35 off 20), Dubai Capitals managed only 163/7 in their 20 overs, falling short by 45 runs.

ILT20 2024 Prize Money

AwardWinnerPrize Money (USD)Prize Money (INR)Prize Money (AED)
WinnersMI Emirates$700,000INR 5,80,91,950AED 2,571,000
Runners-upDubai Capitals$300,000INR 2,48,96,550AED 1,107,000
Player of the MatchNicholas Pooran (57* off 27 2×4 6×6)$1500INR 1,24,482AED 5,520
Biggest Six of the MatchAndre Fletcher (110m)$1500INR 1,24,482AED 5,520
Most Sixes of the SeasonNicholas Pooran (31 sixes)$15000INR 12,44,827AED 55,200
Best Batter of the SeasonJames Vince (Green Belt)$15000INR 12,44,827AED 55,200
Best Bowler of the SeasonFazalhaq Farooqi$15000INR 12,44,827AED 55,200
Best Catch of the SeasonSam Billings (Match 2, Caught Will Smeed)$15000INR 12,44,827AED 55,200
Best UAE PlayerMohammad Waseem (Blue Belt)$15000INR 12,44,827AED 55,200
Most Valuable PlayerSikandar Raza (Red Belt)$15000INR 12,44,827AED 55,200
ILT20 2024 Champions MI Emirates

ILT20 2024 Final Highlights

AwardWinner
Player of the MatchNicholas Pooran (57* off 27 2×4 6×6)
Biggest Six of the MatchAndre Fletcher (110m)
Most Sixes of the SeasonNicholas Pooran (31 sixes)
Best Catch of the SeasonSam Billings (Match 2, Caught Will Smeed)
Best Bowler of the SeasonFazalhaq Farooqi
Best Batter of the SeasonJames Vince (Green Belt)
Best UAE PlayerMohammad Waseem (Blue Belt)
Most Valuable PlayerSikandar Raza (Red Belt)

Nicholas Pooran’s explosive innings played a crucial role in MI Emirates’ victory, contributing significantly with 57 runs off just 27 balls. His aggressive batting and six-hitting prowess earned him the Player of the Match award.

Andre Fletcher showcased power-hitting with a massive 110-meter six, demonstrating his ability to clear the boundaries convincingly, earning him the award for the Biggest Six of the Match.

Nicholas Pooran’s consistent display of aggressive batting throughout the season resulted in him hitting the most sixes (31), showcasing his dominance in clearing the ropes.

Sam Billings’ exceptional fielding effort in catching Will Smeed during Match 2 stood out as the Best Catch of the Season, highlighting his athleticism and skill in the field.

Fazalhaq Farooqi’s outstanding bowling performance, taking 17 wickets in 8 innings with an impressive average of 13.05 and an economy rate of 7.65, earned him the title of Best Bowler of the Season.

James Vince’s consistent and impactful batting throughout the season, accumulating 356 runs in 12 innings with an average of 29.66, strike rate of 120.27, and scoring four half-centuries, earned him the title of Best Batter of the Season.

Mohammad Waseem’s standout performance as the Best UAE Player was marked by his impressive batting, amassing 321 runs in 12 innings with an average of 32.1, a strike rate of 147.92, and scoring two half-centuries.

Sikandar Raza’s all-around contribution, scoring 313 runs and taking 13 wickets, showcased his value to the team, earning him the title of Most Valuable Player for his impactful performances with both bat and ball.

These awards recognize and celebrate the outstanding individual contributions that shaped the ILT20 2024 season.

ILT20 2024 Winner & Runner-up

  • Winner: MI Emirates – $700,000 (INR 5,80,91,950)
  • Runner-up: Dubai Capitals – $300,000 (INR 2,48,96,550)

ILT20 2024 Event Details

  • Total league matches: 30
  • Total matches played: 34
  • Final match day: February 17, 2024
  • Total event duration: 30 Days
  • Format: T20
  • Total teams: 6
  • Organiser: Emirates Cricket Board
  • Defending champions: Gulf Giants

Note: All prize money values are in USD and INR conversions are approximate based on the exchange rate at the time.