New Delhi : The World Sports activities Group on Wednesday introduced the launch of the inaugural version Asian Legends League at a Press Convention at The Lalit Lodge in New Delhi. The thrilling T20 match will see groups comprising of legendary stars from 5 largest Asian cricketing nations — India, Sri Lanka, Bangladesh, Pakistan and Afghanistan — compete in an exciting match, going down from March 13 to March 21, 2024.
The League Commissioner and former Indian cricketer Mr Chetan Sharma additionally introduced the names of the 5 franchises together with their Icon Gamers for the season on the Press Convention. Whereas former India allrounder Irfan Pathan grew to become part of the Indian Royals, former Pakistan speedster Mohammad Irfan entered his identify within the fray for Pakistan Stars. Sri Lanka Lions roped in former opening batsman Upul Tharanga, whereas former Afghanistan skipper Asghar Afghan joined Afghanistan Pathans for the inaugural season. Mohammad Ashraful was onboarded by Bangladesh Tiger as their icon participant.
Talking in regards to the newly shaped competitors, Mr. Chetan Sharma mentioned, “The Asian Legends League is a one-of-a-kind match which can see a number of the largest names from the 5 high international locations in Asia battle for supremacy as soon as once more. As cricketers, after we play cricket we really feel very proud. However it’s at all times a proud feeling to signify your nation in such leagues. The presence of marquee gamers like Irfan Pathan and Mohammad Irfan will certainly make this league a must-watch amongst cricket lovers.”
Explaining his motivations to affiliate with the league, Irfan Pathan mentioned, “it feels good to be taking part in on the sphere after being a commentator for thus lengthy. However our past love is at all times taking part in cricket. And taking part in within the Asian Legends League will certainly deliver again numerous reminiscences. I’ve performed numerous cricket towards the opposite Icon gamers on this league. It offers you a distinct thrill. For the followers additionally, will probably be a really thrilling expertise. It’s at all times enjoyable to look at such leagues.”