The Legends Cricket League 2022 will kick off today, January 20, at the Muscat Cricket Stadium, Oman. The opening game of the T20 competition will be held between the India Maharajas and Asian Lions.
Former India opener Virender Sehwag has been appointed the captain of Indian Maharajas while former Pakistan captain Misbah-ul-Haq will be leading the Asian Lions.
Along with Sehwag, former India international Mohd. Kaif has been appointed as vice-captain of the team. Indian Maharaja has also appointed John Buchanan as a coach. In his tenure as a coach of the Australian Team, John had given successful results in the past. He was the coach of Kolkata Knight Riders on the initial days of IPL.
The Asian Lions side comprises a mix of legendary cricketers from Pakistan, Sri Lanka, Bangladesh, and Afghanistan. The team has the likes of Shahid Afridi, Shoaib Akhtar, Mohd. Hafiz, Umar Gul, TM Dilshan, M Muralidaran, Chaminda Vaas, and Habibul Bashar. Former Sri Lanka cricketer Tillakaratne Dilshan has been named Misbah’s deputy. While Sri Lanka’s 1996 ICC World Cup-winning captain Arjuna Ranatunga has been appointed their coach.
How to watch
Sony Pictures Networks India (SPN) will telecast all the matches of the tournament on SONY TEN 1 and SONY TEN 3 channels.
Meanwhile Supreme TV, will telecast the matches in Sri Lanka.