Legends League Cricket: Kevin Pietersen, Vettori, Gibbs, Brett Lee among big names to be part of World Giants team

Legends League Cricket: Kevin Pietersen, Vettori, Gibbs, Brett Lee among big names to be part of World Giants team

"Truly living up to their names, World Giants will be the team to beat in the championship," Ravi Shastri, Commissioner of Howzat Legends League Cricket said.

Kevin Pietersen
Kevin Pietersen. (Photo Source: Twitter/@RSWorldSeries)

Howzat Legends League Cricket, a professional cricket league for retired international cricketers revealed World Giants will be the name of the team to represent Rest of the World Team along with the players representing the team.

Ravi Shastri, Commissioner of Howzat Legends League Cricket said, “Truly living up to their names, World Giants will be the team to beat in the championship. It can’t get better than this. When you see top names from the World of Cricket coming together to take on the battle against Asia and India, it would be a treat for the Cricket fans.”

The League will be played from 20 January 2022 at the Oman cricket stadium in Muscat between three power packed teams. The other two teams would be representing Asia and India.

“They are the Giants of World Cricket. The legends from Rest of the World of Cricket come together to take on the battle. We call them World Giants and they are ready to conquer the field” said Raman Raheja, CEO of Howzat Legends League Cricket.

A power packed World Giants team

The World Giants consists of Daren Sammy, Daniel Vettori, Brett Lee, Jonty Rhodes, Kevin Pietersen, Imran Tahir, Owais Shah, Herschelle Gibbs, Albie Morkel, Morne Morkel, Corey Anderson, Monty Panesar, Brad Haddin, Kevin O’Brien and Brendan Taylor.

“In the sensitive Covid times, we are adding reserve players to the teams. We would soon announce a list of reserve players,” added Raman Raheja.

Just recently, Howzat Legends League Cricket announced the India team. The India Maharajas consists of Virender Sehwag, Yuvraj Singh, Harbhajan Singh, Irfan Pathan, Yusuf Pathan, Badrinath, RP Singh, Pragyan Ojha, Naman Ojha, Manpreet Gony, Hemang Badani, Venugopal Rao, Munaf Patel, Sanjay Bangar, Nayan Mongia, Mohammad Kaif and Stuart Binny.

Asia Lions consisting of Shoaib Akhtar, Shahid Afridi, Sanath Jayasuriya, Muttiah Muralitharan, Chaminda Vaas, Romesh Kaluwitharana, Tillakaratne Dilshan, Azhar Mahmood, Upul Tharanga, Misbah-ul-Haq, Mohammed Hafeez, Shoaib Malik, Mohammed Yousuf, Umar Gul, Asghar Afghan and Kamran Akmal.

With such a strong lineup the cricket fans all over the world are up for a very competitive and entertaining cricket. Coaches and Team Captains would be announced soon.