Bhilwara Kings and India Capitals are set to lock horns with each other in the tournament opener of the Legends League 2023. Notably, it is the second season of the Legends League Cricket after the successful commencement of the first season in September 2022. Meanwhile, all six participating teams have announced their squads for the tournament.
The 18 matches of the tournament will be played across four cities, including Ranchi, Dehradun, Jammu and Vishakhapatnam. The tournament will feature retired players from international cricket across various cricket-playing countries.
The six-team tournament will kick off with the first match between Bhilwara Kings and India Capitals. With said that here we’ll have a look at the dream11 predictions, fantasy picks and top players of this inaugural encounter of the Legends League Cricket 2023.
BHK vs IC, Legends League Cricket 2023, Details
Bhilwara Kings vs India Capitals, Match 1, Legends League Cricket 2023
Broadcast Details – Star Sports Network (TV), Disney+ Hotstar and Fancode App (Digital)
Time and Date – Saturday, November 18, 7.00 PM (Indian Standard Time)
Venue – JSCA International Stadium, Ranchi
BHK vs IC, Match 1, Pitch Report and Playing Conditions
The surface at the Jharkhand State Cricket Association International Stadium in Ranchi has very good assistance for the spinners as they can get an effective grip and spin on this track. The average first innings score on this track is 155, which usually comes down to 110 in the second innings of the match. So, the captain winning the toss would prefer to put the opponent in the chase after winning the toss.
BHK vs IC Match 1, Squads of both teams
Bhilwara Kings - Irfan Pathan (C), Yusuf Pathan, Shane Watson, Ryan Sidebottom, Iqbal Abdulla, Pinal Shah, William Porterfield, Tim Murtagh, Christopher Barnwell, Anureet Singh, Jesal Karia, Solomon Mire, Lendl Simmons, Dhammika Prasad, Prosper Utseya, Rahul Sharma, and Tilakaratne Dilshan.
India Capitals - Gautam Gambhir (captain), Pravin Tambe, Ashley Nurse, Morne van Wyk, Rusty Theron, Ben Robert Dunk, Ricardo Powell, Fidel Edwards, Dilhara Fernando, Kirk Edwards, Ishwar Pandey, Hashim Amla, Kevin Pietersen, K P Appanna, Munaf Patel, Yalaka Gnaneswara Rao, Yashpal Singh, and Bharat Chipli.
BHK vs IC, Match 1, Fantasy Playing XIs and Predictions
Tilakaratne Dilshan (C), Yusuf Pathan (VC), Ben Dunk, Gautam Gambhir, Kevin Pietersen, Shane Watson, Iqbal Abdullah, Ashley Nurse, Fidel Edwards, Munaf Patel, and Pravin Tambe.
Shane Watson (C), Ben Dunk (VC), Tilakaratne Dilshan, Gautam Gambhir, Yusuf Pathan, Shane Watson, Irfan Pathan, Dhammika Prasad, Fidel Edwards, Munaf Patal, and Pravin Tambe.