The Legends League Cricket (LLC) is back with a bang and the schedule of this much-awaited tournament has been announced. Featuring retired cricketing superstars, the Legends League Cricket is nothing short of an emotion as it helps the cricket lovers go back in time and enjoy the cricketing prowess of their favourite cricketers.
As the excitement builds up and the anticipation keeps rising, we cricket lovers cannot wait to see our favourite cricketing superstars in action. The last edition of this tournament which took place in March 2023, Asia Lions had defeated World Giants in the finals to lift the title.
A total of 3 teams had taken part in this tournament and they were namely, India Maharajas, World Giants and Asia Lions. This was the 3rd edition and the 4th edition of the tournament will be taking place in India.
The 2nd edition of this tournament which took place in 2022 was won by India Capitals, when they defeated Bhilwara Kings in the finals. In the inaugural edition of the Legends League Cricket, World Giants had defeated Asia Lions in the finals. Corey Anderson was adjudged the player of the match for his whirlwind knock of 94* runs in 43 balls.
Morne Morkel was the player of the series in the inaugural edition of this league. On the other hand, former Sri Lankan southpaw, Upul Tharanga, had won the player of the series award in Doha in March 2023 in the 3rd edition of this tournament.
In this article, we take a look at the teams, squad and schedule of the upcoming Legends League Cricket 2023:
Schedule of Legends League Cricket 2023
November 18, 2023: India Capitals vs Bhilwara Kings, Ranchi, 7 PM (IST)
November 20, 2023: Manipal Tigers vs Gujarat Giants, Ranchi, 7 PM (IST)
November 21, 2023: Urbanizers Hyderabad vs Southern Superstars, Ranchi, 7 PM (IST)
November 22, 2023: Bhilwara Kings vs Gujarat Giants, Ranchi, 7 PM (IST)
November 23, 2023: India Capitals vs Urbanizers Hyderabad, Ranchi, 3 PM (IST)
November 24, 2023: Bhilwara Kings vs Manipal Tigers, Dehradun, 7 PM (IST)
November 25, 2023: India Capitals vs Southern Super Stars, Dehradun, 7 PM (IST)
November 26 2023: Gujarat Giants vs Urbanizers Hyderabad, Dehradun, 7 PM (IST)
November 27, 2023: Manipal Tigers vs Southern Super Stars, Jammu, 7 PM (IST)
November 29 , 2023: Bhilwara Kings vs Southern Super Stars, Jammu, 7 PM (IST)
November 30, 2023: India Capitals vs Gujarat Giants, Jammu, 7 PM (IST)
December 1, 2023: Bhilwara Kings vs Urbanizers Hyderabad, Jammu, 3 PM (IST)
December 2, 2023: India Capitals vs Manipal Tigers, Visakhapatnam, 7 PM (IST)
December 3, 2023: Gujarat Giants vs Southern Super Stars, Visakhapatnam, 3 PM (IST)
December 4, 2023: Manipal Tigers vs Urbanizers Hyderabad, Visakhapatnam, 7 PM (IST)
December 5, 2023: Qualifier 1, Surat, 7 pm
December 6, 2023: Eliminator, Surat, 7 PM
December 7, 2023: Qualifier 2, Surat, 7 pm
December 9, 2023: Final, Surat, 7 pm
- Gujarat Giants
- Southern Super Stars
- India Capitals
- Urbanizers Hyderabad
- Bhilwara Kings
- Manipal Tigers
Gautam Gambhir (captain), Pravin Tambe, Ashley Nurse, Morne van Wyk, Rusty Theron, Ben Robert Dunk, Ricardo Powell, Fidel Edwards, Dilhara Fernando, Kirk Edwards, Ishwar Pandey, Hashim Amla, Kevin Pietersen, K P Appanna, Munaf Patel, Yalaka Gnaneswara Rao, Yashpal Singh, Bharat Chipli.
Harbhajan Singh (captain), Mohammad Kaif, Corey Anderson, Thisara Perera, Robin Uthappa, Hamilton Masakadza, David White, Amitoze Singh, Pankaj Singh, Colin de Grandhomme, Chadwick Walton, Mitchell McClenaghan, Parvinder Awana, Pravin Gupta, Kyle Coetzer, S. Badrinath, Imran Khan, Praveen Kumar.
Irfan Pathan (captain), Yusuf Pathan, Shane Watson, Ryan Sidebottom, Iqbal Abdulla, Pinal Shah, William Porterfield, Tim Murtagh, Christopher Barnwell, Anureet Singh, Jesal Karia, Solomon Mire, Lendl Simmons, Dhammika Prasad, Prosper Utseya, Rahul Sharma, Tilakaratne Dilshan.
Parthiv Patel (captain), Chris Gayle, Kevin O’Brien, Elton Chigumbura, Richard Levi, Liam Plunkett, Seekkuge Prasanna, S. Sreesanth, Sarabjit Ladda, Dishant Yagnik, Dane Piedt, Sulieman Benn, Nathan Reardon, Rayad Ryan Emrit, Ahmed Raza, Abhishek Jhunjhunwala, Chirag Khurana, Ben Laughlin, Abhimanyu Mithun.
Southern Super Stars
Aaron Finch (captain), Upul Tharanga, Abdur Razzak, Jesse Ryder, Cameron White, Suranga Lakmal, Manvinder Bisla, Ashok Dinda, Bipul Sharma, Andre McCarthy, Rameez Khan, Amila Aponso, Pankaj Kumar Rao, Rajesh Bishnoi, Amit Verma, Tanmay Srivastava, Farveez Maharoof, Ross Taylor, Johan Botha, Shreevats Goswami.
Urbanisers Hyderabad Suresh Raina (captain), Martin Guptil, Dwanye Smith, Peter Trego, Chamara Kapugedera, Morne Morkel, Stuart Binny, Asghar Afghan, Tino Best, Amit Paunikar, Mohnish Mishra, Christopher Mpofu, Pawan Suyal, Jerome Taylor, Sudeep Tyagi, Yogesh Nagar, Shivakant Shukla, Pragyan Ojha, Devendra Bishoo, Tirumalasetti Suman, Milind Kumar.