The much-awaited Legends League Cricket is all set to kick off on January 20 (Thursday) with India Maharajas locking horns with Asia Lions in Match 1 of the tournament. There has been lot of buzz and excitement around this newly-formed league with some of the biggest names in world cricket returning to the field post their retirement.
As fans can’t wait to see the legends back in action, here is everything you need to know about Match 1 between India Maharajas and Asia Lions.
What are the squads of both teams?
Virender Sehwag (c), Yuvraj Singh, Harbhajan Singh, Irfan Pathan, Yusuf Pathan, S Badrinath, RP Singh, Pragyan Ojha, Naman Ojha (wk), Manpreet Gony, Hemang Badani, Venugopal Rao, Munaf Patel, Sanjay Bangar, Nayan Mongia, Stuart Binny, Mohammad Kaif and Amit Bhandari, Wasim Jaffer.
Misbah-ul-Haq (c), Shoaib Akhtar, Shahid Afridi, Sanath Jayasuriya, Muttiah Muralitharan, Kamran Akmal (wk), Chaminda Vaas, Romesh Kaluwitharana, Tillakaratne Dilshan, Azhar Mahmood, Upul Tharanga, Mohammed Hafeez, Shoaib Malik, Mohammed Yousuf, Umar Gul, Asghar Afghan, Habibul Bashar, Dilhara Fernando and Ajantha Mendis.
Who are the captains, vice-captains and coaches of both sides?
Captain: Mohammad Kaif
Coach: John Buchanan
Vice-captain: Tillakaratne Dilshan
Coach: Arjun Ranatunga
What could be the Probable XI for Match 1?
Wasim Jaffer, Yusuf Pathan, Mohammad Kaif (C), Yuvraj Singh, S Badrinath, Irfan Pathan, Naman Ojha (wk), Manpreet Gony, Harbhajan Singh, Pragyan Ojha, Munaf Patel
Sanath Jayasuriya, Tillakaratne Dilshan, Habibul Bashar, Kamran Akmal (wk), Misbah-ul-Haq (c), Asghar Afghan, Shahid Afridi, Shoaib Akhtar, Umar Gul, Chaminda Vaas, Muttiah Muralitharan
Who are going to be key players for both sides?
Yuvraj Singh: 1177 runs in 58 T20Is
Harbhajan Singh: 25 wickets in 28 T20Is
Tillakaratne Dilshan: 1889 runs in 89 T20Is
Umar Gul: 85 wickets in 60 T20Is
At what time will India Maharajas vs Asia Lions match begin?
The contest will be played in Muscat, Oman and the kick off time is IST 8 PM onwards (on Jan 20, Thursday). It will telecast on Sony Ten 1 and Sony Ten 3 channels on TV. Meanwhile, the live streaming will be available on SONY LIV (app and website) across India.
Where to check Live score updates of Match 1?
SportsTiger is a one-stop destination to get live score updates for all matches of Legends League Cricket. The fans can download the SportsTiger application, which is available on Google Play Store and iOS App Store. There will be live ball-by-ball commentary available on the app while all the latest happenings around the matches will also be available at www.sportstiger.com.