Gujarat Giants will face India Capitals in the Legends League Cricket season opener. The Qualifier will be played by the top two teams at the end of the league stage.
September 7th, New Delhi: The Legends League Cricket is set to begin with a fierce battle. Between former India openers when India Capitals’ Gautam Gambhir and Gujarat Giants’ Virender Sehwag square off against each other on September 16 at the Eden Gardens in Kolkata.
On September 18, the action will shift to Lucknow, where Harbhajan Singh’s Manipal Tigers will face Irfan Pathan’s Bhilwara Kings.
These four teams will compete twice against each other during the 12-match league stage of Legends League Cricket. There will be four days off between matches.
The top two teams at the end of the league stage will compete in the Qualifier on October 2 at the Barkatullah Khan Stadium in Jodhpur, with the winner advancing directly to the final on October 5.
The loser of the Qualifiers, on the other hand, will get another shot at the prize. However, they must compete against the third-placed team on October 3 to secure a spot in the final. The team that finishes fourth at the end of the league stage is eliminate.
All matches are schedule to begin at 7:30 p.m. With the exception of the match between India Capitals and Gujarat Giants in New Delhi on September 25, which will begin at 4 p.m., as well as Qualifier 1.
The league stages held in five cities: Kolkata, Lucknow, New Delhi, Cuttack, and Jodhpur. With the first qualifier in Jodhpur. The location of the Qualifier 2 and Finale will be announce shortly.
Virender Sehwag (Captain) Parthiv Patel; Elton Chigumbura; Chris Tremlett; Richard Levi; Graeme Swann; Joginder Sharma; Ashoke Dinda; Daniel Vettori; Kevin O’brien; Stuart Binny; Mitchell Mcclenaghan; Lendl Simmons; Manvinder Bisla; Ajantha Mendis
Gautam Gambhir (Captain), Ravi Bopara, Farveez Maharoof, Mitchell Johnson, Jacques Kallis, Pankaj Singh, Ross Taylor, Prosper Utseya, John Mooney, Mashrafe Mortaza, Hamilton Masakadza, Rajat Bhatia, Liam Plunkett, Asghar Afghan, Denesh Ramdin, Pravin Tambe.