Virender Sehwag, Jacques Kallis to lead India Maharajas and World Giants for Legends League Cricket benefit match

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Virender Sehwag, Jacques Kallis to lead India Maharajas and World Giants for Legends League Cricket benefit match
Virender Sehwag, Jacques Kallis to lead India Maharajas and World Giants for Legends League Cricket benefit match

Virender Sehwag, Jacques Kallis to lead India Maharajas and World Giants for Legends League Cricket benefit match

The countdown for the Legends League Cricket has started as famous cricket players from 10 nations are set to descend in Kolkata with the league starting on September 17.

The benefit match between Indian Maharajas and World Giants will be led by one of India’s most successful opening batters; Virender Sehwag and South African great Jacques Kallis respectively.

Raman Raheja, Co-Founder & CEO, Legends League Cricket, said there has been huge demand from fans and also “we have already started feeling the excitement too”.

“We hope to give fans a world-class experience at every touch point whether on the field or digitally. And that is the reason why we have handpicked our stakeholders too,” he said.

Three league stage games will take place in Delhi, beginning on September 22 with Gujarat Giants vs Manipal Tigers. And also ending on September 24 with India Capitals vs Bhilwara Kings. These games will begin at 7:30 o’clock. Then, on September 25, at 4 PM, the capital will play host to a major match between Giants and Capitals. Including both the Delhi Boys, Sehwag, and Gambhir.

Therefore, a release said tickets for all matches are available on Bookmyshow.

Virender Sehwag, Jacques Kallis to lead India Maharajas and World Giants for Legends League Cricket benefit match
Virender Sehwag, Jacques Kallis to lead India Maharajas and World Giants for Legends League Cricket benefit match

Teams

Gujarat Giants

Owner: Adani Sportsline

Squad: Virender Sehwag (captain), Parthiv Patel, Chris Gayle, Elton Chigumbura, Chris Tremlett, Richard Levi, Graeme Swann, Joginder Sharma, Ashok Dinda, Daniel Vettori, Kevin O’Brien, Stuart Binny, Mitchell McClenaghan, Lendl Simmons, Manvinder Bisla and Ajantha Mendis.

India Capitals

Owner: GMR Sports

Squad: Gautam Gambhir (captain), Ravi Bopara, Farveez Maharoof, Mitchell Johnson, Jacques Kallis, Pankaj Singh, Ross Taylor, Prosper Utseya, John Mooney, Mashrafe Mortaza, Hamilton Masakadza, Rajat Bhatia, Liam Plunkett, Asghar Afghan, Dinesh Ramdin and Pravin Tambe.

Manipal Tigers

Owner: Manipal Education and Medical Group

Squad: Harbhajan Singh (captain), Brett Lee, Andrew Flintoff, VRV Singh, Parvinder Awana, Reetinder Singh Sodhi, Romesh Kaluwitharana, Dimitri Mascarenhas, Lance Klusener, Ryan Sidebottom, Mohammad Kaif, Phil Mustard, Corey Anderson, Imran Tahir, Daren Sammy and also Muttiah Muralitharan.

Bhilwara Kings

Owner: Bhilwara Group

Squad: Irfan Pathan (captain), Yusuf Pathan, Sudeep Tyagi, Tino Best, Owais Shah, Tim Bresnan, Shane Watson, S Sreesanth, Nick Compton, Matt Prior, Samit Patel, Fidel Edwards, William Porterfield, Naman Ojha and also Monty Panesar.