LLC Masters 2023: Chris Gayle, Irfan Pathan, Asghar Afghan, Dilhara Fernando and Monty Panesar to take part

The Legends League Cricket has already had 2 seasons and has managed to achieve massive success and popularity

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The Legends League Cricket on Friday (January 20) confirmed the participation of five legends at the upcoming LLC Masters 2023 season to be played in Qatar between February 27 and March 8.

The LLC is on the verge of entering its third season, with the first two seasons being massive hits and especially the second season witnessing some unbelievable performances.

Irfan Pathan, Chris Gayle among the many to join the LLC

"LLC in Doha will be a celebration of Cricket in the city which hosted FIFA recently," the Co-Founder & CEO of Legends League Cricket, Raman Raheja recently said.

He seemed very confident and excited to especially host the gala tournament in a city which had hosted the FIFA World Cup in 2022.

"We are trying to make the upcoming season a truly global event by having representation from all big cricket playing nations. And this list is an example of how we are doing the best in our efforts to promote cricket," he added.

Speaking of the five proposed legends who are set to take part are: Irfan Pathan, Chris Gayle, Asghar Afghan, Dilhara Fernando, and Monty Panesar.

Former India all-rounder Irfan Pathan, who was one of the most successful players during season 2, scoring 225 runs and taking more than 11 wickets in seven matches expressed that he can't wait to get back in the cricketing action. 

"Playing with Legends and performing is a feeling which cannot be expressed. The atmosphere during the matches is highly competitive. I look forward to play in LLC Masters," Pathan said.

Former England spinner Monty Panesar, who was one of the most successful bowlers last season with 12 wickets in seven matches, is also looking forward to the upcoming season. 

"I am looking forward to play LLC Masters. We got lots of love from the fans in India during season 2. Hope we are able to take the game forward from season 2," said the 40-year-old English spinner.

Former West Indies all-rounder Chris Gayle confirmed his participation in Legends League Cricket's LLC Masters, saying, "The season in India was exciting, we saw so much energy and fun during the matches. We hope to create the same magic for fans in Qatar as well."

Former Sri Lanka pacer Dilhara Fernando said, "Playing cricket gives me immense joy and playing with so many legends at the same time is a dream come true." 

Former Afghanistan captain Asghar Afghan said, "I am really excited to play in LLC Masters. Look forward for all the fun and cricket."

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