The second edition of the highly anticipated Legends League Cricket (LLC) is set to begin on September 17 at Kolkata’s legendary Eden Gardens Stadium. However, the Indian government, along with other officials, is ready to host a special commemorative game on September 16 of India 75th Anniversary of Independence. The Indian Maharajas led by Virender Sehwag will take on World Giants led by Jacques Kallis for the occasion.
In the main tournament, four teams compete against each other in six different venues. In addition to Calcutta, legends will also reunite in Lucknow, New Delhi, Cuttack and Jodhpur. The eliminator and the playoffs will probably be played in Dehradun.
Four teams – Bhilwara Kings, India Capitals, Manipal Tigers and Gujarat Giants – will take part in the tournament. Irfan Pathan, Gautam Gambhir, Harbhajan Singh and Virender Sehwag will each lead the teams as the finals are held on October 5th.
When and where to watch LLC 2022 games for Indian audience?
The second edition of the legends cricket League will be streamed live on Sony Ten 1 and Sony Six. Viewers can also stream the tournament live via the Sony Liv app.
The first game of the main tournament will be played between India Capitals and Gujarat Giants on September 17 from 19:30 IST. The tournament then moves to Lucknow where the Manipal Tigers take on Bhilwara Kings in the next game of the tournament.
Bhilwara Kings – Irfan Pathan (C), Yusuf Pathan, Monty Panesar, Naman Ojha, William Porterfield, Samit Patel, Fidel Edwards, Matt Prior, Nick Compton, Sreesanth, Tim Bresnan, Owais Shah, Tino Best, Sudeep Tyagi.
Indian Capitals – Gautam Gambhir, Ravi Bopara, Pravin Tambe, Denesh Ramdin, Ashgar Afghan, Mitchell Johnson, Liam Plunkett, Rajat Bhatia, Hamilton Masakazda, Mashrafe Mortaza, John Mooney, Prosper Utseya, Ross Taylor, Jacques Kallis, Farveez Maharoof, Pankaj Singh.
Manipal Tiger – Harbhajan Singh (C), Brett Lee, Muttiah Muralitharan, Phil Mustard, Mohammad Kaif, Ryan Sidebottom, Lance Klusener, Dimitri Mascarenhas, Romesh Kaluwitharana, Daren Sammy, Corey Anderson, Imran Tahir, Reetinder Sodhi, Parvinder Awana, VRV Singh.
Gujarat Giants – Virender Sehwag (C), Chris Gayle, Parthiv Patel, Ajantha Mendis, Manvinder Bisla, Lendl Simmons, Mitchell McClenaghan, Stuart Binny, Kevin O’Brien, Daniel Vettori, Ashoke Dinda, Joginder Sharma, Graeme Swann, Richard Levi, Chris Tremlett, Elton Chigumbura.