Gautam Gambhir (Picture by Qamar Sibtain/The India In the present day Group through Getty Photographs)

Former Indian opening batter Gautam Gambhir confirmed on August 19, Friday, that he can be a part of the second version of Legends League Cricket (LLC). He stated that he’s “excited” to be on the cricket discipline once more and honoured to play with and towards former greats. He retired from all types of cricket in December 2018.

Co-founder and the CEO of LLC, Raman Raheja, reckons followers would count on a “nerve-chilling” efficiency from the previous Indian batter within the competitors as he put up within the ultimate of the 2011 ODI World Cup towards Sri Lanka on the Wankhede Stadium. The second version of LLC is scheduled to begin on September 17.

Who will ever overlook Gautam’s match-winning 97 in World Cup Finals: Raheja

“I’m glad to share that I’ve dedicated to participate within the upcoming Legends League Cricket from September seventeenth onwards,” said Gambhir in an official launch. “I’m excited in anticipation of being on a cricket discipline as soon as once more. It is going to be a privilege and an honour to rub shoulders as soon as once more with the glitterati of world cricket.”

Raman Raheja, Co-Founder and CEO of Legends League Cricket, stated, “Who will ever overlook Gautam’s match-winning 97 runs within the 2011 World Cup Finals? I’m positive followers shall be anticipating to expertise the identical nerve-chilling efficiency from Gautam and different iconic gamers in Season 2.” Gambhir top-scored for India within the 2011 World Cup ultimate with 97 runs, which India received by six wickets.

Gambhir was additionally a part of the Indian crew that received the T20 World Cup in 2007 and top-scored within the ultimate with 75 runs. He was MS Dhoni’s deputy within the crew for a very long time and even captained the crew on a couple of events throughout his absence. He captained the aspect in six ODIs and received all these video games.

Earlier than the LLC can be kicked off, a particular match to commemorate the seventy fifth anniversary of the Indian independence shall be performed on September 16 at Eden Gardens between India Maharajas, led by Sourav Ganguly, and World Giants, led by the 2019 World Cup-winning captain, Eoin Morgan. Former gamers from throughout 10 overseas nations will partake on this sport. Within the LLC, there shall be 4 groups, and a complete of 15 matches shall be performed.