The legendary openers of Team India will bat again.. but this time as opponents..

First Published Sep 1, 2022, 7:54 PM IST

Legends League Cricket: After Sachin-Ganguly, Gambhir-Sehwag has earned the name as one of the best opening pairs of Team India. These two will bat again in a few days.

Virender Sehwag-Gautam Gambhir, who are known as the iconic opening pair of the Indian team, will again step into the field. These Delhi batsmen, who have thrashed the world’s top bowlers when they played cricket, are now going to repeat the same scene again.

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Virender Sehwag and Gautam Gambhir will bat again as part of Legends League Cricket (LLC). However, both of them will enter the ring separately as opponents instead of together. Not only players but this time they will play as captains.

There are four teams in LLC. Among them are the Gujarat giants led by industrial tycoon Gautam Adani. Virender Sehwag is going to be the captain of this team.

And Gautam Gambhir will be the captain of the India Capitals team invested by GMR. Earlier, GMR invested in Delhi Daredevils franchise in IPL. But later Jindal’s organization took them over.

Recently, he responded to the League of Legends.. ‘I am looking forward to this season very excitedly. It is very exciting to step back into the ground after a long time… we will announce our full team soon…’ he said.

Gambhir said.. ‘Cricket is always a team game. The captain should lead the team in proper order. Delighted to be appointed as the captain of the India Capitals team. League of Legends Cricket should be a good success. I am eagerly waiting for the start of the season…’ he said.

The second season of LLC will start from September 16. As part of this season, the first match will be held between India Maharajas vs World Giants. BCCI is organizing this match on the occasion of 75 years of India’s independence. Sourav Ganguly is the BCCI president for the Indian team. Eoin Morgan is the captain of the world giants.

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Four teams will participate in this tournament which will be held in T20 format. Matches will be held in Lucknow, New Delhi, Jodhpur, Cuttack and Kolkata. This tournament will start on September 16 and end on October 8. You can watch these matches on Sony Sports Network.


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