Legends League Cricket: India Capitals vs Gujarat Giants - Who will win T20 match between India Capitals vs Gujarat Giants?

India Capitals will be taking on Gujarat Giants at the Eden Gardens in Kolkata.

Abhishek SandikarAuthor

Updated - 16 September 2022 08:12 PM

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Date: 17 September 2022

Time: 07:30 PM IST

Venue: Eden Gardens, Kolkata

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Preview:

After an incredible inaugural season, the Legends League Cricket returns for the second edition with India Capitals taking on Gujarat Giants in the first match on 17 September. The tournament will be played among four teams and will see the game’s finest players battle against each other. 


The Capitals will be led by Gautam Gambhir, whereas the Giants team have Virender Sehwag.


Pitch Report:

Both teams will try to have a spin-heavy bowling attack as this has historically been the strategy in Kolkata’s Eden Gardens. The toss-winning captain could choose to bowl first and will try to restrict the opposition’s batting lineup to a low score. 


Team Analysis


India Capitals

The India Capitals team has a stacked batting lineup with the resilient Gautam Gambhir as their leader. They also in have one of the best all-rounders in world cricket, Jacques Kallis, with other top batters like Ross Taylor and Hamilton Masakazda to cap off a deep batting unit. Similarly, their bowling lineup includes stars like Mitchell Johnson, Liam Plunkett, Rajat Bhatia and  Pravin Tambe who have a lot of variety and experience in playing in these conditions. 


India Capitals Squad:

Gautam Gambhir (C), Ravi Bopara, Pravin Tambe, Denesh Ramdin (wicket-keeper), Ashgar Afghan, Mitchell Johnson, Liam Plunkett, Rajat Bhatia, Hamilton Masakazda, Mashrafe Mortaza, John Mooney, Prosper Utseya, Ross Taylor, Jacques Kallis, Farveez Maharoof, Pankaj Singh


Gujarat Giants

Gujarat Giants will be led by one of the most explosive batters in Virender Sehwag. All-rounders Stuart Binny and Kevin O’Brien will be one of the biggest strengths for the Gujarat-based team. Their batting includes the likes of Chris Gayle, Lendl Simmons and Richard Levi who will be crucial in the tournament. While the bowling line has superstars like Chris Tremlett, Joginder Sharma, and Graeme Swann leading the charge. 


Gujarat Giants squad:

Virender Sehwag (C), Chris Gayle, Parthiv Patel (wicket-keeper), Ajantha Mendis, Manvinder Bisla (wicket-keeper), Lendl Simmons, Mitchell McClenaghan, Stuart Binny, Kevin O’Brien, Daniel Vettori, Ashoke Dinda, Joginder Sharma, Graeme Swann, Richard Levi, Chris Tremlett, Elton Chigumbura


Match Prediction:

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Conclusion:

The Gujarat Giants squad are looking like the favourites to take the victory against India Capitals as they have a more well-rounded team with star players in each department. 


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