Legends League Cricket on Monday revealed that World Giants will be the name of the team to represent the Rest of the World Team.
The World Giants team consists of 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.
The Commissioner of Legends League Cricket, Ravi Shastri said, “Truly living up to their names, World Giants will be the team to beat in the championship. It can’t get better than this. When you see top names from the World of Cricket coming together to take on the battle against Asia & India, it would be a treat for the Cricket fans”.
The Legends League Cricket which is a professional league for retired cricketers will be played from January 20, 2022, at the Oman Cricket stadium in Muscat between three gigantic teams. The other two teams would be representing India & Asia.
Recently, the Legends Cricket League announced the names of the cricketers in the India team. The India team named as “India Maharajas” consists of Virender Sehwag, Yuvraj Singh, Harbhajan Singh, Irfan Pathan, Yusuf Pathan, Badrinath, RP Singh, Pragyan Ojha, Manpreet Gony, Hemang Badani, Venugopal Rao, Munaf Patel, Sanjay Bangar, Nayan Mongia, Mohammak Kaif & Stuart Binny.
The Aisa team named “Asian Lions” consists of Shoaib Akhtar, Shahid Afridi, Sanath Jayasuriya, Muttiah Muralitharan, Chaminda Vaas, Romesh Kaluwitharana, Tillakaratne Dilshan, Azhar Mahmood, Upul Tharanga, Misbah-ul-Haq, Mohammed Hafeez, Shoaib Malik, Mohammed Yusuf, Umar Gul, Asghar Afghan & Kamran Akmal.
The coaches & Captain of the teams would be announced soon. With such legendary cricketers in the lineup cricket fans across the globe would get an opportunity to witness fierce & entertaining cricket which would surely enthrall their nerves.
Schedule of Legends League Cricket 2022
|Group League Round 1|
|Jan 20, 2022||India Maharajas vs Asia Lions|
|Jan 21, 2022||World Giants vs Asia Lions|
|Jan 22, 2022||World Giants vs India Maharajas|
|Jan 23, 2022||Rest Day|
|Group League Round 2|
|Jan 24, 2022||Asia Lions vs India Maharajas|
|Jan 25, 2022||Rest Day|
|Jan 26, 2022||India Maharajas vs World Giants|
|Jan 27, 2022||Asia Lions vs World Giants|
|Jan 28, 2022||Rest Day|
|Jan 29, 2022||TBD vs TBD|
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