Shahid Afridi’s Asia Lions Beat Gautam Gambhir’s Indian Maharajas In The First Legend League Match, Check Full Report

The Legend League Cricket 2023 has been started, and three teams are participating in this tournament. In the first match of this league, Asia Lions and India Maharajas were faced off, which Asia Lions won by 9 runs.

Asia Lions decided to bat after winning the toss in the match. Batting first, Asia Lions scored 165 runs for the loss of 6 wickets in the 20 overs. Misbah-ul-Haq and Upul Tharanga played miraculous stormy innings for his team. In response, India Maharaja’s team got piled on 156 runs at the loss of 8 wickets in the scheduled overs.

Batting first, Asia Lions opener Upul Tharanga scored an inning of 40 runs in 39 balls. On the other hand, opener Tillakaratne Dilshan became the victim of Dinda on the fourth ball of the second over. He was shown the way to the pavilion by wicketkeeper Robin Uthappa. After this, Asghar Afghan got out after scoring only 1 run.

For the team, Misbah-ul-Haq played a fiery inning of 70 runs off 50 balls, which included 2 fours and 4 sixes. Apart from this, no batters could stay at the crease. Whereas Stuart Bini and Parvinder Awana took 2-2 wickets from the India Maharaja team, while Irfan-Ashok got 1-1 success.

India Maharaja’s opener Robin Uthappa lost his wicket on zero. At the same time, captain Gautam Gambhir played an inning of 52 runs in 39 balls, including 7 fours. Apart from this, Murali Vijay scored 25 runs. Mohammad Kaif scored 22 runs in 20 balls, while Irfan Pathan scored 19 runs in 10 balls. For Asia Lions, Sohail Tanveer took 3 wickets, while Isuru, Dilshan, and Perera got 1-1 wickets.

Indian Maharajas Squad for LLC
Gautam Gambhir (c), Stuart Binny, Yusuf Pathan, Irfan Pathan, Suresh Raina, Mohammad Kaif, M Vijay, Harbhajan Singh, S Sreesanth, Praveen Kumar, Reetinder Sodhi, Manvinder Bisla, Pragyan Ojha, Robin Uthappa, Ashok Dinda, Joginder Sharma, Parvinder Awana, Pravin Tambe

Asia Lions squad for LLC
Shahid Afridi (c), Mohammad Amir, Mohammad Hafeez, Misbah-ul-Haq, Abdul Razzaq, Shoaib Akhtar, Sohail Tanvir (Pakistan), Tillakaratne Dilshan, Isuru Udana, Thisara Perera, Upul Tharanga, Dilhara Fernando (Sri Lanka), Rajin Saleh, Abdur Razzak, Dhiman Gosh (Bangladesh), Asghar Afghan, Nawroz Mangal (Afghanistan), Paras Khadka (Nepal)

World Giants squad for LLC
Aaron Finch (c), Shane Watson, Brett Lee (Australia), Chris Gayle, Lendl Simmons, Ricardo Powell, Denesh Ramdin, Tino Best (West Indies), Hashim Amla, Albie Morkel, Jacques Kallis, Morne van Wyk (South Africa), Ross Taylor (New Zealand), Monty Panesar, Paul Collingwood (England), Kevin O’Brien (Ireland), Chri Mpofu (Zimbabwe)

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