Legends League Cricket launched for retired cricketers, top players from India, Australia, England in line to play
The league will be played in the tri-series format in March 2022 between Indian team, Asian team and Rest of World team.
Updated - Sep 17, 2021 9:40 pm
New Delhi, September 17, 2021: Absolute Legends Sports (P) Ltd launched Legends League Cricket, where Big Boys of Cricket will be back on the pitch playing T20 Cricket. Legends League Cricket is a Global League with ex-Cricketers playing competitive cricket. The league has been planned in a unique format and will witness competitive cricket unlike any other exhibition matches.
The league will be played in a T20 format in one of the top International Cricket destinations. The League would be played twice every year. In the first season, the league would be played in Tri-series format, with Indian team, Asian Team and a Rest of the World Team playing against each other. This would mean six league stage matches before the final match.
Top retired cricketers from India, Pakistan, Australia etc in line to play
The first season is scheduled to be held early March 2022.The same format would be followed in Season 2 as well. The League will have leading ex-cricketers who have retired in recent times. All top names are in consideration from India, Pakistan, Sri Lanka, Australia, England, amongst other Cricket nations
On the occasion, Raman Raheja, Co-Founder & CEO, Legends League Cricket said, “Big boys of Cricket made it into a religion for Indian fans. They were no less than gods for the fans. Some people used to only watch matches when they were on field. We want to revive memories for the fans through world class cricket. They may have retired but the fans cannot fathom the exit of their favourite players suddenly. We feel that there is lot of cricket left in some of the world class senior cricketers.”
“Through LLC, we are committed to deliver World Class Cricket action for cricketing fans. The objective is to revive the old rivalries of Cricket back in the field” he further added.
Vivek Khushalani, Co-founder & promoter, Legends League Cricket said, “The brainstorming sessions gave us huge excitement, the thought of seeing Legends playing for team India once again gave a different high. As sports enthusiasts, we have spent our lives watching them play and win matches for India and with LLC, Billions of fans can relive those dreams.”
Ashish Nehra, Ex-Cricketer, Team India said, “It would be great to see the old Cricket rivalries coming alive in the stadium. Fans will have a good time seeing their favourite stars back on the field. I will look forward to it”
The league is supported by Industrialists and experts from Sports Industry. This would be an iconic event for Cricket Fans thus leading Broadcasters and streaming platforms are in discussion for the broadcast of the event.