Legends League Cricket: Virender Sehwag to lead Indian Maharaja

Virender Sehwag to lead Indian Maharaja at the opening edition of the Howzat Legends league T20 Tournament beginning on Wednesday.

The former opening batsman of India, Virender Sehwag is all set to lead the Indian Maharaja team at the opening edition of the Howzat Legends League T20 cricket tournament starting on Wednesday.

It was announced on Tuesday, Virender Sehwag who has also captained IPL teams of Delhi and Punjab is going to have Mohammed Kaif as his deputy and John Buchanan, former Australia world cup winning coach, as his coach.

Former Pakistani cricketer, Misbah Ul Haq will be leading the Asia Lions team having players from Pakistan, Bangladesh, Sri Lanka, and Afghanistan.

Some of the top players are Shahid Afridi, Shoaib Akhtar, Mohammed Hafiz, Umar Gul, Sanath Jayasurya, T.Dilshan, Chaminda Vaas, and Habibul Bashar.

Asia Lions to have T Dilshan as their vice-captain, whereas 1996 ICC World Cup winning captain Arjuna Rantunga will coach them. Former West Indies Captain, Darren Sammy will lead the World Giants team.

Former South African batter Jonty Rhodes, also one the best fielders of cricket, is going to be a player cum mentor for the World Giants.

LLC T20 Tournament Commissioner, Ravi Shashtri said that he is excited to work with the LLC T20 tournament. It’s great to see all the superstars coming back together and fighting for the first trophy of the league.

“These players are retired but they are still very passionate about cricket. I’m sure they will show their extra skills for their teams in the next ten days”, Ravi Shastri said to PTI as reported by TOI.

LLC has announced its partnership with Sony Pictures Network recently. All the matches of the league will get live telecasted by Sony Pictures Network India on SONY TEN 1 and SONY TEN 3 channels. In India, It will also Livestream the matches on SPN’s premium OTT platforms like Sony Liv.

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