The Legends League Cricket is all set to return and enthral the crowd in the second season starting on the 16th of September. The first match of the T20 Extravaganza will be a special match played between India Maharajas and World Giants. The match is being played to commemorate India’s 75 years since its Independence. The India Maharajas will be led by Sourav Ganguly while the World Giants will be led by Eoin Morgan.
The India Maharajas team have several star players in their squad like Virender Sehwag, Sourav Ganguly, Yusuf Pathan, Harbhajan Singh and many more.
Indian Maharajas Squad:
Sourav Ganguly (C), Virender Sehwag, Mohammad Kaif, S Badrinath, Yusuf Pathan, Stuart Binny, Joginder Sharma, Reetinder Sodhi, Irfan Pathan, Parthiv Patel, Naman Ojha, S Sreesanth, Harbhajan Singh, Ashok Dinda, RP Singh, Ajay Jadeja.
The World Giants side will be led by Eoin Morgan and has other legendary cricketers like Jacques Kallis, Sanath Jayasuriya, Herschelle Gibbs, Muttiah Muralitharan, Brett Lee, Dale Steyn and many more.
World Giants Squad:
Eoin Morgan (C), Lendl Simmons, Herschelle Gibbs, Jonty Rhodes, Asghar Afghan, Jacques Kallis, Sanath Jayasuriya, Hamilton Masakadza, Kevin O Brien, Nathan McCullum, Matt Prior, Denesh Ramdin, Muttiah Muralitharan, Dale Steyn, Mashrafe Mortaza, Mitchell Johnson, Brett Lee.
Legends League Cricket, Special Match, India Maharajas vs World Giants
Date – 16th September, 2022
Time – 7:30 PM
Venue – Eden Gardens, Kolkata
Live Broadcast and Streaming – Star Sports network is the official broadcaster of the league. The LIVE Streaming will be available on Disney+ Hotstar.
The pitch at the Eden Gardens has always been a belter for the batters. In the 11 T20IS played at the venue, teams batting first have won five games while teams batting second have won six games. The average first innings score at the venue is 155. Considering the fact that the game is being played in the evening, the captain winning the toss will look to bowl first as the dew factor might come into play in the second innings.