The special match of the Legends League Cricket between Indian Maharajas and World Giants was a great exemplar of what is to come. Indian Maharajas came out victorious in the curtain raiser event and has given a good start to the tournament.
Let’s look at all the info of the first match of the LLC 2022 Group Stage.
India Capitals vs Gujarat Giants Team News:
The Virender Sehwag-led Gujarat Giants would be looking to get off to a good start in their first match against the Gautam Gambhir-led India Capitals side.
Both the teams are filled to the brim with legends of the game and the upcoming match is expected to be a closely fought affair. Tillakaratne Dilshan, Chris Gayle, Sehwag, Thisara Perera, Mitchell McClenaghan and many others make the Gujarat team a solid outing.
India Capitals on the other hand are also equally strong with the likes of Gambhir, Jaques Kallis, Mitchell Johnson, Ross Taylor and others forming a solid 20-20 side.
The Sehwag-led Gujarat Giants team looks stronger on paper as they have some of the biggest names of the format in Gayle and Sehwag. Stuart Binney is another player who is going through a purple patch in domestic 20-20 tournaments.
India Capitals vs Gujarat Giants Probable XI:
India Capitals: Gautam Gambhir (c), Liam Plunkett, Pravin Tambe, Asghar Afghan, Ross Taylor, Jacques Kallis, Ravi Bopara, Mitchell Johnson, Mashrafe Murtaja, Rajat Bhatia, Pankaj Singh
Gujarat Giants: Virender Sehwag (c), Chris Gayle, Parthiv Patel, Manvinder Bisla, Lendl Simmons, Mitchell McClenaghan, Stuart Binny, Ajantha Mendis, Ashok Dinda, Joginder Sharma, Graeme Swann
The Eden Gardens pitch suits batters the most. A closer boundary further suggests a high-scoring match in store for the cricket fans. The team winning the toss would like to chase as batting gets easier as dew forms.
The weather forecast suggests moderate rain with an average temperature of 31 degrees Celcius.
India Capitals vs Gujarat Singh Match Details:
Time: 7:30 PM
Date: 17 September 2022
Venue: Eden Gardens, Kolkata
TV and Live Streaming: Star Sports Network and Disney+ Hotstar