The KhiladiX Legends Cricket Trophy 2023 will be held from 22nd to 30th March with big names like Virender Sehwag, Harbhajan Singh, Nick Compton, Robin Uthappa, Yusuf Pathan, Irfan Pathan, Suresh Raina, Sanath Jayasuriya, Tillakaratne Dilshan and Richard Levi taking part.
The KhiladiX Legends Cricket Trophy is being organised by Board for Veteran Cricket in India (BVCI) and comprises six teams — Chandigarh Champs, Nagpur Ninjas, Patna Warriors, Vizag Titans, Indore Knights, and Guwahati Avengers.
A total of 18 games, including the finals, will be played in the inaugural edition. The first edition of the competition will be played at Ghaziabad’s VVIP Jawaharlal Nehru Stadium. It will wind up a day before Indian Premier League (IPL) 2023 begins on March 31.
The nine-day tournament will feature some legends of the yesteryear who are still a treat to watch and are massive crowd pullers.
Virender Sehwag, Harbhajan Singh, Nick Compton, Praveen Kumar, Robin Uthappa, Yusuf Pathan, Irfan Pathan, Isuru Udana, Suresh Raina, Sanath Jayasuriya, Thisara Perera and Tillakaratne Dilshan are some of the legends taking part in the competition.
The KhiladiX Legends Cricket Trophy 2023 kicks off with the encounter between Chandigarh Champs and Guwahati Avengers on March 22.
Chandigarh Champs: Irfan Pathan (C), Ross Taylor, Praveen Kumar, Robin Bist, Tillakaratne Dilshan, Dharmendra Rana (wk), Praveen Thapar, Bhanu Seth, Mukesh Saini, Jyoti Bagesh, Amit Sanan, Raman Dutta, Kuldeep Singh, Puneet Kumar, Ranjit Dilip Khirid.
Nagpur Ninjas: Harbhajan Singh (C), Richard Levi, Dilhara Fernando, Reetinder Singh Sodhi, Parvinder Awana, Abhimanyu Khod (wk), Vinod Kumar, Kuldeep Hooda, Satnam Singh, Prince, Vishwajeet Singh Solanki, Maninder Singh, Virender Singh, Nagendra Chaudhary, Hemant, Vinod Wilson.
Patna Warriors: Robin Uthappa (C & wk), Rikki Clarke, Farveez Mahroof, Pragyan Ojha, Chris Mpofu, Manvinder Bisla, Vikram Singh, Kalim Khan, Ompal Boken, Vineet Rathi, Dheeraj Govind, Muhammad Mudassar Ali, Hari Singh, Praveen, Kapil Mehta, Rajinder Anant.
Vizag Titans: Virender Sehwag (C), Thisara Perera, Nick Compton, Isuru Udana, Stuart Binny, Sunny Singh (wk), Rajesh Kumar, Malkhan Singh, Pradip Tanaji, Ishan Malhotra, Ashok Kumar, Sandeep Kumar, Bharat Awasthi, Ali Murtaza, Ashish Nuniwal.
Indore Knights: Suresh Raina (C), Phil Mustard, Dilshan Munaweera, Ishwar Pandey, S Sreesanth, Parvinder Singh, Ashish Sharma, Sandeep More, Kapil Rana, Jitendra Giri, Sunil, Parmesh Kumar, Rajesh Dhabi, Sachin Hooda, Rajiv Tyagi, Deepak Sharma (wk), Jitendra Kumar.
Guwahati Avengers: Yusuf Pathan (C), Sanath Jayasuriya, Upul Tharanga, Peter Trego, Tino Best, Monty Panesar, Anureet Singh, Amit Tomar, Rahul Yadav (wk), Prashant Tagade, Shafiq Khan, RA Swaroop, Chandrakant Ghadi, Vishu Khatri, Nirwan Atri, Pintu Kumar, Sonu Nagar, Varun Khanna, KS Rana.
Chandigarh Champs vs Guwahati Avengers, Match 1
Indore Knights vs Nagpur Ninjas, Match 2
Indore Knights vs Chandigarh Champs, Match 3
Nagpur Ninjas vs Vizag Titans, Match 4
Nagpur Ninjas vs Patna Warriors, Match 5
Chandigarh Champs vs Vizag Titans, Match 6
Indore Knights vs Guwahati Avengers, Match 7
Vizag Titans vs Patna Warriors, Match 8
Guwahati Avengers vs Vizag Titans, Match 9
Chandigarh Champs vs Nagpur Ninjas, Match 10
Patna Warriors vs Indore Knights, Match 11
Chandigarh Champs vs Patna Warriors, Match 12
Guwahati Avengers vs Nagpur Ninjas, Match 13
Guwahati Avengers vs Patna Warriors, Match 14
Vizag Titans vs Indore Knights, Match 15