Gautam Gambhir will take part in the Legends League Cricket. ‘I am looking forward to getting back on a cricket field,’ Gambhir said.
Former Indian opener Gautam Gambhir confirmed on Friday, August 19. That he will participate in the second edition of Legends League Cricket (LLC). He said he is “excited” to be back on the cricket field and honor to play alongside and against former greats. In December 2018, he announced his retirement from all forms of cricket.
Raman Raheja, co-founder and CEO of LLC. Believes fans can expect a “nerve-chilling” performance from the former Indian batter in the competition. Also as he did in the 2011 ODI World Cup final against Sri Lanka at the Wankhede Stadium. The second edition of LLC is set to begin on September 17.
Who can forget Gautam’s match-winning 97 in the World Cup Finals: Raheja
“I am please to announce that I have agreed to participate in the upcoming Legends League Cricket. Beginning September 17th,” Gambhir stated in an official release. “I’m looking forward to getting back on a cricket field.” It will be a privilege and an honor to once again rub shoulders with the glitterati of world cricket.”
“Who will ever forget Gautam’s match-winning 97 runs in the 2011 World Cup Finals?” said Raman Raheja, Co-Founder and CEO of Legends League Cricket. I’m sure fans will expect Gautam and other iconic players to deliver the same spine-chilling performance in Season 2.” Gambhir led India to a six-wicket victory in the 2011 World Cup final, scoring 97 runs.
Gambhir was also a member of the Indian team that won the T20 World Cup in 2007, scoring 75 runs in the final. He was MS Dhoni’s deputy for a long time and even captain the team on a few occasions while he was away. He captained the team in six One-Day Internationals, winning all of them.
Moreover, A special match to commemorate the 75th anniversary of Indian independence will be played on September 16 at Eden Gardens between India Maharajas, led by Sourav Ganguly, and World Giants, led by 2019 World Cup-winning captain, Eoin Morgan. This game will feature former players from ten different countries. There will be four teams in the LLC, and 15 matches will be played.