Legends League Cricket 2022 – Teams, Squads, Timings, Schedule, Venues and All You Need To Know
The second edition of the Legends League Cricket will kick off from September 16, 2022. The first match will be a special one between India Maharajas and World Giants. The significance of the match is to cherish 75 years of Indian independence. Post the conclusion of the special match, the matches will get underway.
It will be a completely different version with four new teams coming into the game. A truly exciting format and fans are already thrilled for the tournament to get underway. Some of the best stars and heroes will face each other in the league.
Here’s all you need to know about the Legends League Cricket 2022:
What’s the format?
It will be a different format with the top two playing the qualifiers. The winner of the qualifiers will march on to the finals. While the loser will play against the third placed team in the eliminator and the victorious team on that match will march on to the finals.
What will be the timing of the tournament?
All matches will supposedly begin at 7:30PM IST. However, the match between Gujarat Giants and India Capitals on September 25 will be played at 4PM IST. The qualifiers of the tournament will be played at 4PM as well.
Manipal Tigers: Harbhajan Singh (C), Brett Lee, Muttiah Muralitharan, Phil Mustard, Mohammad Kaif, Ryan Sidebottom, Lance Klusener, Dimitri Mascarenhas, Romesh Kaluwitharana, Reetinder Sodhi, Parvinder Awana, VRV Singh and Andrew Flintoff.
Bhilwara Kings: Irfan Pathan (C), Yusuf Pathan, Monty Panesar, Naman Ojha, William Porterfield, Fidel Edwards, Samit Patel, Matt Prior, Nick Compton, Sreesanth, Shane Watson, Tim Bresnan, Owais Shah, Tino Best and Sudeep Tyagi.
India capitals: Gautam Gambhir (C), Ravi Bopara, Pravin Tambe, Denesh Ramdin, Asghar Afghan, Mitchell Johnson, Liam Plunkett, Rajat Bhatia, Hamilton Masakadza, Mashrafe Mortaza, John Mooney, Prosper Utseya, Ross Taylor, Jacques Kallis, Ajantha Mendis and Pankaj Singh.
Gujarat Giants: Virender Sehwag (C), Parthiv Patel, Ajantha Mendis, Manvinder Bisla, Lendl Simmons, Mitchell McClenaghan, Stuart Binny, Kevin O’Brien, Ashok Dinda, Joginder Sharma, Graeme Swann, Richard Levi, Chris Tremlett and Elton Chigumbura.
The league stages will be held across five venues:
Kolkata – Eden Gardens
Lucknow – Atal Bihari Vajpayee International Stadium, Ekana
New Delhi – Arun Jaitley International Stadium, Feroz Shah Kotla
Cuttack – Barabati Stadium
Jodhpur – Barkatullah Khan Stadium
The qualifier will take place at Jodhpur and the venues for the Eliminator and the final are yet to be announced.
Where to watch?
Live Telecast: Sony Six & Sony Ten 3
Live streaming: Sony Liv
|Date||Match No.||Team 1||Team 2||Venue & Timings|
|September 16||Special Match||India Maharajas||World Giants||Eden Gardens; 7:30 PM|
|September 17||League Match 01 – Round 01||India Capitals||Gujarat Giants||Eden Gardens; 7:30 PM|
|September 18||League Match 02 – Round 01||Bhilwara Kings||Manipal Tigers||Ekana Stadium; 7:30 PM|
|September 19||League Match 03 – Round 01||Gujarat Giants||Manipal Tigers||Ekana Stadium; 7:30 PM|
|September 20||Rest Day||Rest Day||Rest Day||Rest Day|
|September 21||League Match 04 – Round 01||Bhilwara Kings||India Capitals||Ekana Stadium; 7:30 PM|
|September 22||League Match 05 – Round 01||Gujarat Giants||Manipal Tigers||Arun Jaitley Stadium; 7:30 PM|
|September 23||Rest Day||Rest Day||Rest Day||Rest Day|
|September 24||League Match 06 – Round 01||India Capitals||Bhilwara Kings||Arun Jaitley Stadium; 7:30 PM|
|September 25||League Match 07 – Round 02||India Capitals||Gujarat Giants||Arun Jaitley Stadium
(4 PM start)
|September 26||League Match 08 – Round 02||Manipal Tigers||Bhilwara Kings||Barabati Stadium; 7:30 PM|
|September 27||League Match 09 – Round 02||Gujarat Giants||Bhilwara Kings||Barabati Stadium; 7:30 PM|
|September 28||Rest Day||Rest Day||Rest Day||Rest Day|
|September 29||League Match 10 – Round 02||India Capitals||Manipal Tigers||Barabati Stadium; 7:30 PM|
|September 30||League Match 11 – Round 02||Gujarat Giants||Bhilwara Kings||Barkatullah Khan Stadium; 7:30 PM|
|October 1||League Match 12 – Round 02||India Capitals||Manipal Tigers||Barkatullah Khan Stadium; 7:30 PM|
|October 2||Qualifier 1||Rank 1||Rank 2||Barkatullah Khan Stadium (Early Start)|
|October 3||Eliminator||Rank 3||Loser of Q1||TBA|
|October 4||Rest Day||Rest Day||Rest Day||Rest Day|
|October 5||FINAL||Winner of Q 1||Winner of Eliminator||TBA|
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