These days, the game of cricket is getting more popular and advanced. Unlike test matches, there is no need to wait for five days for result. If Test is considered classical, T20 is jazz. It is the center of attraction for people of all ages and across the world. By attracting great audience, it has huge lucrative opportunities for advertisement. Here are the top 10 most anticipated T20 cricket leagues across the world.

Indian Premier League (IPL)
When we talk about premier leagues, IPL is the first name that strikes in mind. It changed the way we see cricket. It is gives more entertainment, more commercial value, and more brand value for cricketer. The way you play and you get is reflected in IPL. Founded in 2007 by the Board of Control for Cricket in India, the IPL is the most attended T20 cricket league in the world and it is ranked 6th in all sports leagues. It is estimated to have over $4.16 billion of brand value.

KFC Big Bash League
It is an Australian professional cricket league established by Cricket Australia in 2011. After IPL, BBL is the second most anticipated T20 cricket leagues in the world. The matches are played in the months of December and January in Australia. Now, it is positioned 8th among the most attended sports leagues in the world.

NatWest T20 Blast League
It is one of the most entertaining and most popular cricket leagues. It is the first professional T20 league in the world started in England, along with first ever T20, first ODI and first Test match. But it stands behind KFC Big Bash League and ViVo IPL in popularity. It has played a vital role in grooming and generating young talents.

Ram Slam T20 Challenge
It is the leading T20 cricket league in South Africa and it was first played in 2003-04 season. Previously, it was the Standard Bank Pro20 Series and MiWay T20 Challenge. This cricket league has six teams and it has grown really well.

Caribbean Premier League
It is an annual T20 cricket league which is held in the Caribbean. Initiated in 2013, it replaced the Caribbean T20 as the premier competition. In the Caribbean, it is the only tournament which has positive response from both the players and the fans.

Masters Champions League
This T20 cricket league is contested by former international players and is held UAE. The inaugural season had 6 teams and it was won by the Gemini Arabians and held in January and February 2016.

Pakistan Super League
It is governed and controlled by Pakistan Cricket Board and was officially launched in September 2015. Because of security reasons, first season was operated in UAE.

Bangladesh Premier League
It has seven city-based franchises, rather than six division teams. It has several good players and legends like Mustafeez ur Rehman.

Sri Lanka Premier League
It is the leading T20 league in the nation held by Sri Lanka Cricket. The 2011 season was delayed and first season was organized in 2012.

Nepal Premier League
Also known as Everest Premier League, the Nepal Premier League is a professional league in Nepal. First edition was held in September 2016 and it has six franchises including international and domestic players.

Author's Bio: 

Marina Pal is a renowned author and social media enthusiast.