Seven Sri Lankans to play in inaugural Legends League Cricket tournament

Legends League Cricket 2022

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Legends League Cricket 2022
 

Seven Sri Lankans are set to play the inaugural Legends League Cricket (LLC) tournament which will commence on 20th January in Oman.

Former Sri Lankan national cricketers Sanath Jayasuriya, Muttiah Muralitharan, Chaminda Vaas, Romesh Kaluwitharana, Tillakaratne Dilshan, Upul Tharanga and Nuwan Kulasekara will join Asia Lions squad at the tournament.

The tournament will be played between three teams, namely Asia Lions, India Maharajas and World Giants where each team will play 3 matches in the league stage and the top two teams will play the final on 29th January.

Asia Lions team will consist of former star cricketers from Sri Lanka, Pakistan and Afghanistan whereas former Indian stars will play for India Maharajas. Former players from rest of the world, mainly from Australia, England, New Zealand, West Indies, South Africa, Ireland and Zimbabwe will represent the World Giants team.

Asia Lions Squad

Shoaib Akhtar, Shahid Afridi, Sanath Jayasuriya, Muttiah Muralitharan, Kamran Akmal, Chaminda Vaas, Romesh Kaluwitharana, Tillakaratne Dilshan, Azhar Mahmood, Upul Tharanga, Misbah-ul-Haq, Mohammed Hafeez, Shoaib Malik, Mohammed Yousuf, Umar Gul, Asghar Afghan, Nuwan Kulasekara

India Maharajas Squad

Virender Sehwag, Yuvraj Singh, Harbhajan Singh, Irfan Pathan, Yusuf Pathan, Subramanium Badrinath, RP Singh, Pragyan Ojha, Naman Ojha, Manpreet Gony, Hemang Badani, Venugopal Rao, Munaf Patel, Sanjay Bangar, Nayan Mongia, Amit Bhandari

World Giants Squad

Darren Sammy, Daniel Vettori, Brett Lee, Jonty Rhodes, Kevin Pietersen, Imran Tahir, Owais Shah, Herschelle Gibbs, Albie Morkel, Morne Morkel, Corey Anderson, Monty Panesar, Brad Haddin, Kevin O’Brien, Brendan Taylor.

Schedule of Legends League Cricket 2022

  • January 20, 2022: India Maharajas vs Asia Lions
  • January 21, 2022: World Giants vs Asia Lions
  • January 22, 2022: World Giants vs India Maharajas
  • January 23, 2022: Rest Day
  • January 24, 2022: Asia Lions vs India Maharajas
  • January 25, 2022: Rest Day
  • January 26, 2022: India Maharajas vs World Giants
  • January 27, 2022: Asia Lions vs World Giants
  • January 28, 2022: Rest Day
  • January 29,2022: Final