Legends League Cricket: Habibul Bashar, Ajantha Mendis, Dilhara Fernando join Asia Lions


New DelhiFormer Bangladesh captain Habibul Bashar, Sri Lankan spinner Ajantha Mendis and pacer Dilhara Fernando will join hands with Asia Lions for Legends League Cricket starting January 20, 2022 in Muscat, Oman.

After adding three players, the Asia Lions team is all the more excited to win the first leg of the league. Former Bangladesh captain and opener Habibul Bashar is one of the successful captains in the history of Bangladesh cricket. With explosive batsmen like Shahid Afridi and Sanath Jayasuriya, Habibul Bashar will be a solid opener for Asia Lions.

Whereas Ajantha Mendis with his mystery spin will be the most dangerous bowler for the opposing teams. His carrom ball has troubled the great batsman in the past. He will be a huge asset and will be the legendary spinner Muralitharan for Asia Lions.

The slow tempo is Dilhara Fernando’s main weapon. Rawalpindi Express along with Shoaib Akhtar, Umar Gul and Chaminda Vaas, Dilhara Fernando with all-rounder Azhar Mahmood is a good first change option for his team.

“Habibul Bashar, Ajanta Mendis and Dilhara Fernando’s contribution to their country is huge and in the same way I think they will have a big role in the league as well. I want to see them play Howitzer Legends League cricket,” Ravi said. Shastri, Commissioner of Legends League Cricket in an official release.

Raman Raheja said, “We are excited to have Habibul Bashar, Ajanta Mendis and Dilhara Fernando in the Asia Lions squad. Their inclusion will bring a lot of experience and diversity. I am sure they will set the atmosphere on fire”, Raman Raheja said. said. CEO of Legends League Cricket.

The first season of the LLC will feature former cricketers from India, Pakistan, Sri Lanka, Australia, England, among other cricketing nations, divided into three teams representing India, Asia and the rest of the world. Cricket fans across the globe will get to see the cricketing legends sweat it out at their competitive best.

Recently Legends League Cricket (LLC) announced its partnership with Sony Pictures Networks India (SPN) to broadcast all league matches live in January 2022 with Sony Ten 1 and Sony Ten 3 channels- Will also livestream the matches together. India on SPN’s premium OTT platform SonyLIV.

First published:January 15, 2022, 5:01 am

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