Former India skipper and Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) President Sourav Ganguly has denied the reports of his participation in the upcoming second edition of Legends League Cricket (LLC). To note, Ganguly had given a clarification just a few minutes after the organizers had issued a press release, stating that Ganguly will be a part of the upcoming tournament. Earlier, LLC organizers in a press release had quoted Ganguly as saying, ‘it is going to be a lot of fun playing with other legends.’ However, Ganguly has now cleared the air that he will not be taking part in the second edition of the LLC.
Sourav Ganguly said, “No, I am not going to be a part of Legends League Cricket. The news isn’t true.” Despite Ganguly not taking part in the upcoming league, several prominent cricketers who have achieved so much for themselves and their country will be seen in action. Virender Sehwag, Shane Watson, Eoin Morgan, Irfan Pathan, Yusuf Pathan, Muttiah Muralidaran, and Monty Panesar among others have confirmed their participation. Earlier Harbhajan Singh, former Bangladesh skipper Mashrafe Mortaza, Denesh Ramdin and Lendl Simmons had confirmed their participation in the upcoming T20 tournament.
Raman Raheja, co-founder and CEO of Legends League Cricket, said on Harbhajan’s joining Season 2 of the league, “with great excitement we welcome Harbhajan to the team. We missed him due to Covid in January and now looking forward to experiencing the magic of his spin bowling on the field again.” Further, Raman added, “After the confirmations from Harbhajan, Mortaza, Simmons, and Ramdin, who all are international legends of the game, it surely adds to the octane energy for Season 2 of the league.” With several prominent cricketers participating in the league, the encounters are expected to be exciting ones and the fans would be aiming to see some close encounters as well.