Ravi Shastri
Ravi Shastri. (Credits: Twitter)

Former Indian cricketer Ravi Shastri said that Oman is the most suited place to conduct Legends League Cricket (LLC).

Legends League Cricket, a professional cricket league for former star cricketers, has announced that the inaugural season of the league scheduled to take place in January 2022 will be played at Al Amerat Cricket Stadium in Oman.

We see our League as an opportunity to promote cricket in new destinations: Ravi Shastri

Al Amerat Cricket Stadium was the same venue where six out of the 12 qualifier round matches were held for the ICC T20 World Cup 2021.

Commissioner of LLC Ravi Shastri, who recently departed from India’s management role as the team’s head coach, said the LLC is an opportunity to promote the game in different countries.

Ravi Shastri
Ravi Shastri (Image Credit: Twitter)

We see our League as an opportunity to promote cricket in new destinations. Amongst all options, Oman came out as the best package. It would be a great start to a new journey,” Shastri said, as reported by news agency ANI.

Honor for Oman Cricket to host the legends of the game: Pankaj Khimji

Oman Cricket chairman Pankaj Khimji said it is an honour for them to host the legendary players of cricket in their country.

It is an honor for Oman Cricket to host the legends of the game. This is going to be very big for Oman cricket. Such a gathering of star cricketers is unprecedented in Oman and I am sure this will just be the beginning, opening up a completely new opportunity for Oman cricket,” Khimji said.

Pankaj Khimji
Pankaj Khimji. Photo Credit: Getty Images.

We at Oman Cricket would extend the best hospitality to the legends while they entertain the fans with cricket,” he added.

Former players from India, Pakistan, Sri Lanka, Australia and England will be divided into three teams for the inaugural season of LLC. The teams will be India, Asia and Rest of the World.

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