After a long time, cricket fans will watch to play the legends like Sachin Tendulkar, Virender Sehwag, Brian Lara and Brett Lee. All the cricketing legends will feature in a new T20 tournament that can play for the road safety next year in India. Some other prominent names that are set to be part of the tournament include Jacques Kallis, Brett Lee and Shivnarine Chanderpaul.
ESPNcricinfo understands the first season of the tournament will be played in 2020 between February 2 and 16 in Mumbai and will feature the following teams: India Legends, Australia Legends, South Africa Legends, Sri Lanka Legends and West Indies Legends. It is understood that a total of 110 players – all retired – have confirmed their participation in the tournament, which would be based on the franchise model prevailing across domestic T20 leagues around the world.
Along with Tendulkar, Player like Jonty Rohades, Jacques Kallis and some other international star will feature in this tournament.
After the retirement, Sachin Tendulkar played in a three-match T20 series in the USA. In that T20 series, all the cricketing legends featured. Virender Sehwag also played in some T20I tournament after the retirement. Now, this will be great news for all the cricket fans; they can witness to see their player to play again.
Tendulkar, whose career spanned 24 years, is the world’s leading run-getter in Tests and ODIs, scoring more than 34,000 runs and 100 centuries till he retired in 2013.
Interestingly, Tendulkar surpassed Lara’s record for most Test runs—11,953—in 2008. The West Indies great retired from international cricket in 2007.
Lara, however, holds the record for the highest individual Test score—400 not out against England in Antigua in 2004.