Bangladesh Legends land in India

Staff Correspondent | Published: 22:43, Feb 27,2021

 
 

Bangladesh Legends players pose for a selfie inside the plane prior to their departure for India at the Hazrat Shahjalal International Airport on Saturday. — Courtesy photo

Bangladesh Legends, a team composed of former cricketers, reached India on Saturday to participate in the ‘Road Safety World Series’ taking place at Raipur, India.

The Bangladesh Legends left for the neighbouring country from Dhaka on Saturday and reached their destination safely without any hitch, former national team opener Nafees Iqbal, who is part of the Bangladesh Legends squad, told New Age.

The tournament’s fixture has been released and Bangladesh Legends will take on India Legends in the opening match of this year’s tournament.

Former Bangladesh skipper Khaled Mahmud will lead the team, according to a statement in the tournament website.

The Twenty20 tournament will feature a good number of former cricketers from across the world, who will be back in action to create awareness about road safety.

Sachin Tendulker, Virender Sehwag, Yuvraj SIngh, Irfan Pathan, Mohammad Kaif and many other renowned cricketers will play for India Legends.

In the South Africa Legends team, players like Herschelle Gibbs, Lance Klusener, Jonty Rhodes will play.

Kevin Pietersen will captain the England Legends team.

T sports will broadcast the matches live.

Bangladesh Legends: Khaled Mahmud, Nafees Iqbal, Mohammad Rafique, Abdur Razzaq, Khaled Mashud, Hannan Sarkar, Javed Omar, Rajin Saleh, Mehrab Hossain, Mohammed Nazim Uddin, Alamgir Kabir, Mohammad Shorif, Mushfiqur Rahman, Mamoon Rashid.

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