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Ravi Shastri Joins Legends League Cricket As Commissioner

''It feels great to remain connected with cricket in the thick of the action, especially with the Legends of the game who have been champions in their own rights,'' Shastri said

Ravi Shastri Joins Legends League Cricket As Commissioner

Sentinel Digital Desk

New Delhi: After retiring as a Head Coach for Men In Blue, former cricketer Ravi Shastri has joined Legends League Cricket (LLC) as commissioner.

The LLC is a professional event for the retired cricketer which will take-off next year and it is expected that first season will be held in January next year in the Gulf.

''It feels great to remain connected with cricket in the thick of the action, especially with the Legends of the game who have been champions in their own rights,'' Shastri said in an offical statement.

''It is going to be a lot of fun with some serious cricket going. These stalwarts have nothing new to prove but they have their reputation in line and I can assure you, it will be interesting to see how they do justice to it. I am extremely thrilled to be a part of Legends League Cricket. This is a unique initiative and we see a very bright future ahead", he added.

Apart from Shastri, the league will have cricketers from India, Sri Lanka, Pakistan, Australia, England among other players of different nations which will be divided into three teams representing India, Asia and Rest of the world.

Andrew Leipus form Australia will be looking at the fitness of the players. Earlier, he was associated with the BCCI as physiotherapist, from October 1999 till 2004.

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