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Lucknow, Delhi, Kolkata Among 6 Cities To Host Legends League Cricket

Three clubs, India Maharajas, World Giants, and Asia Lions, competed in the league's inaugural season.

The second edition of the Legends League Cricket tournament will be held in six Indian cities, with matches taking place in Kolkata, Lucknow, Delhi, Jodhpur, Cuttack, and Rajkot. This was confirmed by the tournament’s organisers on Tuesday. The tournament’s scheduled dates are September 17–October 8, 2022. Three clubs, India Maharajas, World Giants, and Asia Lions, competed in the league’s inaugural season. The edition included seven games, in Muscat in January of this year. Four franchise-owned clubs will be in the format for Season 2. Season 2 of the league will have 15 games, all of which will be held in one of these six cities.

More than 60 players have confirmed their participation from all across the globe. The total pool would be of 100+ players for the Season’s Draft event.

Also Read: Sourav Ganguly confirms he will play a special charity match in Legends League Cricket

The confirmation from Sourav Ganguly to feature in the tournament has built further excitement amongst fans

Raman Raheja, Co-Founder and CEO, Legends League Cricket in an official release said,

“We will soon announce the full schedule of the matches and complete format of the games along with the team selection criteria. We are in final stages of discussions with key cricket promoters and leading business houses who are going to join hands with Legends League Cricket by owning the Franchisees. Announcements would be made soon. We are all set to provide an exhilarating experience and engaging entertainment to our fans.”

Ravi Shastri, Commissioner, Legends League Cricket said:

“With many positive developments happening around Season 2 of the league, The Legendary international players of cricket playing again has given us an unmatched feeling. The confirmation from Sourav Ganguly to play a special match on the occasion of 75th years of Indian independence has built further excitement amongst fans.”

The former captain of India and current head of the Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI), Sourav Ganguly, will play an unique cricket match in the Legends League Cricket earlier. On Instagram, Ganguly announced that he would be participating in a vert special match for Season 2 of the Legends League Cricket. In July, Indian veterans Irfan Pathan, Yusuf Pathan and Harbhajan Singh too announced their participation.

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Abhijeet Chatterjee
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