The inaugural season of the Legends Cricket League which is a professional cricket league of former star cricketers & Legends is scheduled to take place in January 2022 & will be played at Al Amerat Cricket Stadium in Oman.
Legends Cricket League is a global league where former cricketers, legends of the game will be playing competitive cricket where the legends can relive their old rivalries on the field. The league will emerge as a global professional league. With Oman as the host nation, the league will start its journey on a global platform.
“It’s an honor for Oman Cricket to host the legends of the game. This is going to be very big for Oman Cricket. Such a gathering of star cricketers is unprecedented in Oman & I am sure this will just be the beginning, opening up a completely new opportunity for Oman Cricket. We at Oman Cricket would extend the best hospitality to the legends while they entertain the fans with Cricket”, Pankaj Khimji Chairman of Oman Cricket stated.
Ravi Shastri Commissioner, LLC said, “We see our league as an opportunity to promote Cricket in new destinations. Amongst all options Oman came out as the best package. It would be a great start to a new journey ahead”.
This will be the first time that such big cricketers will play in Oman & perhaps once in a lifetime opportunity for the Cricket fans of Oman. Vivek Khushalani, Chairman of the legends League Cricket said, “We are looking forward to the League being hosted at Oman. It is an upcoming destination for International Cricket & this event would further enhance their position. You don’t get such opportunities every day to bring such legends together in one venue”.
The first season of LLC which will kickstart in January 2022 in the Gulf will feature former cricketers from India, Pakistan, Sri Lanka, Australia, England among other cricket nations divided into three main teams representing India, Asia & the Rest of the World.
Ravi Shastri has been appointed as the chairman of the LLC after the completion of his term with the Indian cricket team as India’s head coach. Having Ravi Shastri on board as the commissioner of the LLC will bring more value & excitement to the Legends League Cricket.