Virender Sehwag and ‘Universe Boss’ Chris Gayle are among the 90 former cricketers who will participate in the ‘Legends League Cricket (LLC)’ starting with a ‘charity’ match at the Eden Gardens here on Friday. Sehwag will lead the Gujarat Giants team against Gautam Gambhir’s India Capitals in the league opener on Saturday.
Before that, however, on Friday, he will captain the Indian Maharaja team in a ‘charity’ match against the world giants led by Jacques Kallis of South Africa. The purpose of this match is to raise money for former legend Kapil Dev’s NGO Khushi Foundation. Khushi Foundation works for the education of girls.
The broadcast rights of the match are held by Sony Network. You can enjoy Sony Ten 1 and Sony Six. Apart from this, online streaming will be done on Sony Live app. These matches will be played after 7.30 pm.
In the four-team tournament, Harbhajan Singh will captain the Manipal Tigers while Irfan Pathan will lead the Bhilwara Kings. All umpires in the league will be women. The first season of the tournament was held in Muscat earlier this year.