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Mashrafe to play in second edition of Legends League Cricket



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Bangladesh former captain Mashrafe Mortaza is set to play for World Giants in the second edition of Legends League Cricket (LLC). 

England’s 2019 World Cup winning captain, Eoin Morgan will captain the World Giants, the team also includes many legendary cricketers like Jacques Kallis, Sanath Jayasuriya Jonty Rhodes, Muttiah Muralitharan, Dale Steyn along with Mashrafe Mortaza.

The Indian Maharajas will be led by former Indian captain and BCCI President Sourav Ganguly.

The iconic Eden Gardens in Kolkata will be hosting the first game of the second edition of the LLC on September 16.

"Players from across 10 foreign countries will be participating in this match. The league will commence the next day from September 16, 2022, wherein 4 teams in franchise format will be competing in the Legends League Cricket Franchise format. Overall 15 matches will be played in this season.," stated an official release.

The match between the India Maharajas and World Giants will be dedicated to the 75th year celebration of Indian Independence.

India Maharajas: Sourav Ganguly (c), Virender Sehwag, Mohammad Kaif, Yusuf Pathan, S Badrinath, Irfan Pathan, Parthiv Patel, Stuart Binny, S Sreesanth, Harbhajan Singh, Naman Ojha, Ashoke Dinda, Pragyan Ojha, Ajay Jadeja, RP Singh, Joginder Sharma

World Giants: Eoin Morgan (c), Lendl Simmons, Herschelle Gibbs, Jacques Kallis, Sanath Jayasuriya, Matt Prior, Nathan McCullum, Jonty Rhodes, Muttiah Muralitharan, Dale Steyn, Hamilton Masakadza, Mashrafe Mortaza, Asghar Afghan, Mitchell Johnson, Brett Lee, Kevin O'Brien, Denesh Ramdin