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Legends League Cricket T20 league is set to kick-off its next season on 18 November 2023 in Ranchi. Six teams will go head to head against each other in a round-robin format in 15 matches and the top 4 teams will advance to the knock-outs. 2 new teams have joined the existing 4 teams.
Indian Capitals will go into the 2023 season as the defending champions. They will face the runners-up of LLC 2022 Bhilwara Kings in the 1st match of the season.
After analysing all the teams and players, we are backing Bhilwara Kings to lift the trophy in the 2023 season of Legends League Cricket league.
Irfan Pathan will lead the team. He is currently touted among the top analysts in Cricket. He understands the dynamics of the team and has some experience in leading teams as well. In the last season, they missed by a mark.
A strong batting line-up of William Porterfield, Shane Watson, Yusuf Pathan, Tillakaratne Dilshan and Lendl Simmons will feature in the Kings’ squad.
The bowling unit also looks strong with the likes of skipper Irfan Pathan, Yusuf Pathan, Sidebottom, Rahul Sharma and Iqbal Abdulla. Yusuf Pathan and Rahul Sharma performed well with the ball in the last season.
Here is a complete detail of all the LLC 2023 team squads, captains, head coach, key players.
Captain: Gautam Gambhir
Key Players: Hashim Amla, Kevin Pietersen, Munaf Patel, Pravin Tambe
India Capitals are the defending champions after they lifted the trophy in 2022 by defeating Bhilwara Kings in the final match.
Gautam Gambhir will lead the side and has Hashim Amla and Kevin Pietersen among the leading batters. Ashley Nurse was the leading run scorer from the team in the last season with 247 runs in 7 matches.
In the bowling department, they have Pravin Tambe who picked 11 wickets for India Capitals in the last season. Dilhara Fernando picked 5 wickets in 3 matches for Manipal Tigers in the last season and he will feature in the Capitals squad this year. Former Indian pacer Munaf Patel has also joined the side.
Gautam Gambhir (c), Ricardo Powell, Kirk Edwards, Hashim Amla, Kevin Pietersen, Bharath Chipli, Gnaneswara Rao, Yashpal Singh, Morne van Wyk, Ben Dunk, Ashley Nurse, Rusty Theron, Fidel Edwards, Dilhara Fernando, Ishwar Pandey, KP Appanna, Munaf Patel, Pravin Tambe
Captain: Irfan Pathan
Key Players: William Porterfield, Yusuf Pathan, Shane Watson, Rahul Sharma
Bhilwara Kings are the runners-up of the LLC 2022 season. The Kings were led by former Indian fast bowler Irfan Pathan and with 3 wins in 6 matches they finished at the 2nd spot on the table.
The batting line-up looks quite strong this time with William Porterfield, Yusuf Pathan, Shane Watson, Lendl Simmons, Tillakaratne Dilshan. Porterfield finished the last season as the highest run scorer of the season with 267 runs in 7 matches at a strike rate of 142.02.
The bowling unit is equipped with top bowlers like Yusuf Pathan, Rahul Sharma, Jay Sidebottom and Shane Watson. Rahul Sharma picked 5 wickets in 2 matches in last season while Yusuf Pathan took 7 wickets in 8 matches.
William Porterfield, Lendl Simmons, Yusuf Pathan, Shane Watson, Christopher Barnwell, Jesal Karia, Solomon Mire, Tillakaratne Dilshan, Irfan Pathan (c), Prosper Utseya, Pinal Shah, Ryan Jay Sidebottom, Iqbal Abdulla, Tim Murtagh, Anureet Singh, Dhammika Prasad, Rahul Sharma
Captain: Harbhajan Singh
Key Players: Mohammad Kaif, Hamilton Masakadza, Parvinder Awana, Thisara Perera
Manipal Tigers just won 2 matches out of 6 in the league and with a lower net run rate than Gujarat Giants, they finished at the bottom of the points table.
Mohammad Kaif scored 222 runs in 5 matches in the last season and he will be part of the Tigers squad again this year. Masakadza will also join the Tigers squad shifting from Indian Capitals. He scored 244 runs in 7 matches in the last season.
In the bowling department, Manipal Tigers have Harbhajan Singh, Thisara Perera, Mitchell McClenaghan, Parvinder Awana and Praveen Kumar. Both Singh and Perera picked 5 wickets in 5 innings in the last season while Awana took 4 wickets in 4 innings he bowled.
Mohammad Kaif, David White, Kyle Coetzer, S Badrinath, Corey Anderson, Hamilton Masakadza, Amitoze Singh, Colin de Grandhomme, Thisara Perera, Praveen Gupta, Robin Uthappa, Chadwick Walton, Harbhajan Singh (c), Pankaj Singh, Mitchell McClenaghan, Parvinder Awana, Imran Khan, Praveen Kumar
Captain: Parthiv Patel
Key Players: Liam Plunkett, Kevin O Brien, S Sreesanth, Chris Gayle
Gujarat Giants finished at the 3rd spot on the points table and they were eliminated in the eliminator match by Bhilwara Kings.
Former Indian wicket-keeper batsman Parthiv Patel will lead the team. The batting line-up will be equipped by top batters like universe boss Chris Gayle, Kevin O’Brien, Parthiv Patel. O’Brien scored 203 runs in the last season while Gayle scored 88.
In the bowling end, Sreesanth and Liam Plunkett will lead the pace attack. Both these players picked 8 wickets in 6 matches in the LLC 2022 season.
Chris Gayle, Richard Levi, Nathan Reardon, Abhishek Jhunjhunwala, Kevin O Brien, Chirag Khurana, Elton Chigumbura, Rayad Emrit, Ahmed Raza, Parthiv Patel (c), Dishant Yagnik, Liam Plunkett, Seekkuge Prasanna, S Sreesanth, Sarabjit Ladda, Dane Piedt, Sulieman Benn, Ben Laughlin, Abhimanyu Mithun
Captain: Suresh Raina
Key Players: Martin Guptill, Morne Morkel, Pragyan Ojha, Dwayne Smith
Urbanrisers Hyderabad is the new franchise team which has joined the LLC t20 league from this season.
One of the top left-arm batsmen from India, Suresh Raina will lead the team in the upcoming season. He will be joined by the power-hitter Martin Guptill, Dwayne Smith for a good batting line-up.
The bowling department will be led by Morne Morkel. Jerome Taylor and Pragyan Ojha and Stuart Binny will play important roles in the bowling line-up.
Suresh Raina (c), Martin Guptill, Chamara Kapugedera, Asghar Afghan, Mohnish Mishra, Tirumalsetti Suman, Milind Kumar, Dwayne Smith, Peter Trego, Stuart Binny, Yogesh Nagar, Tino Best, Amit Paunikar, Morne Morkel, Chris Mpofu, Pawan Suyal, Jerome Taylor, Sudeep Tyagi, Shivakant Shukla, Pragyan Ojha, Devendra Bishoo
Captain: Aaron Finch
Key Players: Upul Tharanga, Manvinder Bisla, Ashok Dinda, Ross Taylor
Australia’s T20 World Cup winning captain, Aaron Finch will lead this new team - Southern Super Stars. The batting list will have top stars like Upul Tharanga, Ross Taylor, Jesse Ryder, Manvinder Bisla. Ross Taylor was the 3rd highest run scorer of the last season, smashing 246 runs in 5 matches.
The bowling unit will feature former top players Johan Botha, Jesse Ryder, Suranga Lakmal, Ashok Dinda.
Aaron Finch (c), Upul Tharanga, Cameron White, Andre McCarthy, Rameez Khan, Rajesh Bishnoi, Amit Verma, Tanmay Srivastava, Ross Taylor, Jesse Ryder, Farveez Maharoof, Johan Botha, Manvinder Bisla, Shreevats Goswami, Abdur Razzak, Suranga Lakmal, Ashok Dinda, Bipul Sharma, Amila Aponso, Pankaj Kumar Rao
|Administrator||Absolute Legends Sports Pvt. Ltd.|
|Tournament Format||Round-robin & playoffs|
|Dates||18 November, 2023 - 09 December, 2023|
|Current champions||India Capitals|
The Legends League Cricket T20 league is back for another thrilling season which is set to kick-off on 18th November, 2023 at JSCA International Stadium in Ranchi.
The Legends League Cricket is a competitive T20 league where veteran cricket legends come together on the field once again to play this exciting format of the game.
Six franchise based teams will fight each other in a round-robin format to lift the LLC 2023 trophy. The season opener will feature India Capitals taking on Bhilwara Kings on 18 November. India Capitals are the defending champions and Bhilwara Kings was the runner-up team of the last season.
A total of 19 matches will be played in 22 days in the LLC 2023 edition. 5 venues across different cities of India have been finalised to host the matches. The four knockout matches of the playoffs will be played in Surat in Gujarat.