Legends League Cricket, a T20 tournament of former cricketers, will be played in India from September 16 this month, in which Sehwag will lead Gujarat Giants and Gambhir India Capitals.
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If the former veteran opener of Team India Virender Sehwag Andgautam gambhir If he gets a chance to see the bowlers beating again on the field, then everyone will be excited about it. If these two players captain two different teams, then the fun will increase even more. Then the fans of these two stalwarts will eagerly wait for the clash against each other and the thrill will increase manifold. All this is going to come true now because Virender Sehwag and Gambhir have taken over the command of two different teams.
Gujarat and Capitals became captain in LLC
Sehwag and Gambhir have been made captains of different teams in the Legends League Cricket, a T20 tournament of former cricketers starting two weeks later, which has filled the fans with enthusiasm. Virender Sehwag has been made the captain of Gujarat Giants in this tournament starting this month. Gujarat Giants is owned by Adani Group. While Sehwag’s former opening partner Gambhir will be in charge of GMR Sports’ team India Capitals.
On Thursday, September 1, it was announced by Legends League Cricket to make both the legends captains. A press release was issued about this in which Sehwag was quoted as saying, “I am excited to be back on the cricket field again. Having a professional organization like the Adani Group and Gujarat Giants as the owners of the team is the perfect way to start this cricket innings once again. I personally have always believed in playing fearless cricket and I will carry on the same style here as well.”
Emphasis on building a team full of enthusiasm
Not only Sehwag, but the captain and former opener Gambhir, who made Kolkata Knight Riders champion twice in the IPL, also expressed happiness on returning to the field again. India Capitals captain Gambhir said, “I have always believed that cricket is a team game and a captain is only as good as a good team. While leading India Capitals, I will focus on building a team that is full of enthusiasm.
LLC is being organized for the first time in India. It will be hosted by 6 different cities of the country. The league will start from September 16 at the Eden Gardens in Kolkata, followed by matches in Lucknow, New Delhi, Cuttack and Jodhpur. The venue for the play-offs and final is yet to be decided.