Former World Cup-winning Australian coach John Buchanan and Lalchand Rajput have been appointed because the coaches of India Maharajas and World Giants respectively for the profit match of Legends League Cricket on the Eden Gardens Stadium in Kolkata on September 16.
A particular profit match will kickstart the much-awaited season of the league in India for the primary time and proceeds of the sport might be given to Kapil Dev’s Khushii Basis, which helps lady youngster schooling.
Thought-about as one of many prime coaches on the earth, Buchanan had guided Australia to quite a few successes that embrace successful the ODI World Cup twice, first-ever Champions Trophy triumph in 2006 and Ashes domination within the early 2000s.
Rajput, alternatively, can also be a well-liked title within the cricketing circuit. The previous India batsman has efficiently coached worldwide groups like Afghanistan and Zimbabwe. He was additionally the supervisor of the Indian workforce that received the historic T20 World Cup in 2007.
Rajput and Buchanan will even coach LNJ Bhilwara Kings and Manipal Tigers respectively within the league.
“It’s nice to not solely have legendary gamers however coaches as properly, who haven’t solely been a part of their nation’s greatest victories but additionally share an incredible relationship with every of the cricketing stalwarts. We welcome each of them and need all of them the very best for the match at Eden Gardens,” stated Raman Raheja, CEO and Co-Founder, Legends League Cricket.
India Maharajas might be led by one in all India’s most profitable openers Virender Sehwag whereas the South African nice Jacques Kallis will captain Crew World Giants.
Because the legendary cricketers from 10 nations might be seen in motion, Sehwag’s Gujarat Giants and Gautam Gambhir’s India Capitals will lock horns within the league opener in Kolkata on September 17. Manipal Tigers and Bhilwara Kings will even be a part of the four-team league.
Lucknow, New Delhi, Cuttack and Jodhpur are the opposite venues for the upcoming version of Legends League Cricket, which is able to go on until October 5.
With Disney Star being the official broadcasters, Season 2 might be telecasted stay on Star Sports activities Community in addition to streamed on Disney+Hotstar in 4 languages—English, Hindi, Tamil and Telugu.
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