Former cricketers from India, Australia, England and other countries to play Legends Cricket League in Oman

Former cricketers from India, Australia, England and other countries to play Legends Cricket League in Oman

With some of the legends of the game playing in the league, it will be an opportunity for all the on-lookers to relive the old intriguing battles.

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The inaugural season of the Legends Cricket League is all set to commence in January 2022. It is scheduled to be played at the Al Amerat Cricket Stadium in Oman. Some of the former cricketers from different parts of the world will feature in this highly anticipated professional cricket league.

Dubai, Sharjah, and Abu Dhabi that recently hosted the ICC Men’s T20 World Cup 2021 will be the other three venues for the competition. With some of the legends of the game playing in the league, it will be an opportunity for all the on-lookers to relive the old intriguing battles. As Oman will host the tournament, the league will kick start its journey on a global platform.

The chairman of the Oman cricket Pankaj Khimji opened up on the same stating that it is an honor for the nation to host the legends of the game. He also asserted that Oman will aim to extend the best hospitality to the players.

“It is an honor for Oman Cricket to host the Legends of the game. This is going to be very big for Oman Cricket. Such a gathering of star cricketers is unprecedented in Oman and I am sure this will just be the beginning, opening up a completely new opportunity for Oman Cricket. We at Oman Cricket would extend the best hospitality to the Legends while they entertain the fans with Cricket,” Pankaj Khimji stated as quoted by DNA.

Former cricketers from India, Pakistan, Sri Lanka, Australia, England and other cricket nations will feature in this tournament. The players will be divided into three teams – India, Asia and Rest of the World.

Oman came out as the best package: Ravi Shastri

Earlier, Ravi Shastri joined the League as the Commissioner after having completed his tenure with the Indian cricket team as its head coach. Shastri also pointed out how big an event this tournament could be for the cricket fans in Oman.

“We see our League as an opportunity to promote Cricket in new destinations. Amongst all options, Oman came out as the best package. It would be a great start to a new journey ahead. This will be the first time that such big names will play in Oman and perhaps once in a lifetime opportunity for the cricket fans of Oman,” Shastri said.