Former Indian captain and current BCCI (Board of Control for Cricket in India) chief Sourav Ganguly is returning to the field with the bat again.
Will lead the Indian team. India Maharajas will take on world giants in the Legends Cricket Tournament as part of the country’s 75 years of Independence celebrations.
Where India Maharajas will be led by Princess of Calcutta. World Giants will be led by Eoin Morgan.
The match will be held at the Eden Garden in Kolkata on September 16. Jacques Kallis, Sanath Jayasuriara will play for the World XI. Mashrafe Bin Mortaza is the sole representative of Bangladesh.
Legends League Cricket was held in January this year. Legendary cricketers like Sanath Jayasuriya, Ricky Ponting, Sachin Tendulkar participated in the event held in Muscat, Oman. The event got a huge response with the participation of former cricketers.
The second season of Legends Cricket League will start from September 17. This year there are new surprises. A special match will be held as part of the celebration of 75 years of India’s independence. India Maharajas will face World Giants in that match. The match will be held at the Eden Gardens in Kolkata on September 16.
BCCI president Sourav Ganguly will be seen on the field again with the bat in that particular match. Dada is not only returning to the field with the bat, Princess of Calcutta will also handle the responsibility of captaincy.
This is what the League of Legends commissioner said
Legends League Cricket Commissioner Ravi Shastri said, We have dedicated this year’s league to celebrate India’s 75th Independence Day. As part of that celebration, India Maharajas will face the world giants at the Eden Gardens in Kolkata on September 16. Sourav Ganguly will lead India Maharajas. It will be great to have the BCCI president back in cricket at his home ground.
Eoin Morgan will lead the World XI. With 30 legends participating, the match at the Eden Gardens will add extra excitement. Former popular cricketers from ten countries of the world will participate in this match. Where India Maharajas will be represented by popular former cricketers like Virender Sehwag, Mohammad Kaif, Harbhajan Singh, Pathan brothers.
Cricketers like Herschel Gibbs, Jacques Kallis, Brett Lee, Muralidharan, Sanath Jayasuriya and Bangladesh legend Masharafi Bin Mortaza will play for the World XI. This season will start on September 17 after the special match. Where 4 teams will participate. A total of 15 matches will be organized this year.