The Legends League Cricket 2022 will kick off on Saturday, September 17. Ahead of the tournament, there will be an exhibition match played at the iconic Eden Gardens in Kolkata on Friday, September 16, to mark the 75th year of Independence of India.
The contest will be played between the India Maharajas and the World Giants, where several legends of the game will compete.
The India Maharajas will be led by former Indian star Virender Sehwag. The likes of Mohammad Kaif and Harbhajan Singh will represent the Maharajas and it will be a treat for fans to watch these legends play again.
The World Giants, on the other hand, will be led by former South African great Jacques Kallis. World Cup-winning England captain Eoin Morgan, Muttiah Muralitharan, and Dale Steyn will play for the Giants.
It will be a great spectacle when the legends face off at the iconic venue. A cracking contest can thus be expected on Friday.
India Maharajas vs World Giants Match Details:
Match: India Maharajas vs World Giants, Special Match, Legends League Cricket 2022
Date and Time: September 16 2022, Friday, 7.30 pm IST
Venue: Eden Gardens, Kolkata
India Maharajas vs World Giants Pitch Report
The pitch at the Eden Gardens is a belter of a track. The new ball comes nicely on to the bat and the batters enjoy batting on this surface. The bowlers will have to be disciplined with their lines and lengths, though.
India Maharajas vs World Giants Weather Forecast
There won't be ideal conditions on offer for a game of cricket. Heavy rain is predicted on Friday, with temperatures expected to range between 26 and 32 degrees Celsius.
India Maharajas vs World Giants Probable XIs
Virender Sehwag (c), S Badrinath, Yusuf Pathan, Mohammad Kaif, Parthiv Patel (wk), Irfan Pathan, Harbhajan Singh, S Sreesanth, Pragyan Ojha, RP Singh, Joginder Sharma.
Shane Watson, Jacques Kallis (c), Eoin Morgan, Lendl Simmons, Kevin O'Brien, Matt Prior (wk), Daniel Vettori, Muttiah Muralitharan, Dale Steyn, Brett Lee, Mitchell Johnson
India Maharajas vs World Giants Match Prediction
With both India Maharajas and World Giants having some of the biggest icons of the game in their ranks, a fierce competition is on the cards. However, the World Giants look like a solid and settled unit and are expected to come out on top on Friday.
Prediction: World Giants to win this encounter.
India Maharajas vs World Giants details and channel list
TV: Star Sports Network
Live Streaming: Disney+ HotStar
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