The Legends League Cricket, a professional cricket competition for retired international players, has announced Amitabh Bachchan as its League Ambassador.
“I am absolutely looking forward to the Legends League Cricket celebrating the Legends of Cricket from all across the world, bringing back the old rivalries for us to relive the nostalgia. It is a great opportunity for all cricket fans to get an opportunity to see them play live again,” Amitabh Bachchan stated.
The League will be contested in January 2022 in Oman’s Al Amerat Cricket Stadium amongst 3 powerful teams involving India, Asia, and the rest of the world.
“He is a Legend par excellence. This association will add immense value to the League. We shall work very closely with him to ensure we do justice to this association and make the League a global success.” Said Vivek Khushalani, Chairman of Legends League Cricket.
We have the legend of Legends as the League Ambassador: Raman Raheja
Legends League Cricket CEO Raman Raheja stated “We are honoured to have Mr. Bachchan with us. When it comes to the Legends space, you cannot think of a larger and more appropriate name to be your ambassador. Mr. Bachchan is a global icon and revered by all. He is also a big sports buff and elevates the stature of our League to gigantic proportions”.
— Raman Raheja (@ramanraheja) December 9, 2021
“I have had the opportunity to play cricket in my younger days and then also commentate with some of the greats of the game but now to become the face of such a wonderful initiative is an incredible feeling. To have these Legends of the game who have given such beautiful moments of happiness and pride always, back on the field again is exhilarating. Legends League Cricket will definitely present itself as an excellent opportunity for the Legends and their ardent fans like me to connect again,” Mr. Bachchan added.
The League’s Commissioner, Ravi Shastri, is overjoyed that Mr. Bachchan has joined the League. “The Shehanshah of Cinema, the Don of our hearts is here with us to take the essence and message of LLC all across the globe. It’s a privilege to work with him and I just can’t wait to get things going with him. This is going to be like a trace of a bullet, I tell you.”
Cricket fans all over the globe will also get to watch the Legends of Cricket compete at their greatest. Having Amitabh Bachchan getting called Up, this January promises to have nothing short of spectacular.