LCT 10.10 to start on February 18, final slated for February 21
There will be great reunion among the former cricketers of Bangladesh in the ongoing month. Bangladesh cricket is all ready to organize ‘Legends Champions Trophy 10.10 (LCT 10.10)’ this month. Former Bangladesh captains and cricketers will participate in this tournament.
Sometimes the former cricketers are seen on the field in Victory Day T20 or some special friendly matches. However, this time it is not a friendly match, the former cricketers of Bangladesh will fight for the entire tournament. The player draft of this tournament has already been held. The 10-over 10-ball tournament will start on February 18. It will continue till February 21.
A total of 6 franchises will take part in the tournament. The names of the teams are Acme Strikers, Gemcon Titans, Narayanganj Warriors, Expo Raiders, Baisakhi Bengal and Ja’Doube Stars. Six former captains of Bangladesh will be the icons of these six teams. Habibul Bashar and Sarwar Imran in Titans, Khaled Mashud Pilot and Nazmul Abedin in Strikers, Naimur Rahman and Athar Ali Khan in Warriors, Khaled Mahmud and Nasir Ahmed in Raiders, Minhajul Abedin Nannu and Azhar Hossain in Bengal, Akram Khan and Nurul Abedin in Stars.
Each team has a mentor. Zahid Razzak Masum in Strikers, Nasir Ahmed Nasu in Raiders, Azhar Hossain Shantu in Bengal, Nurul Abedin Noble in Stars, Sarwar Imran in Titans and Athar Ali Khan in Warriors.
Total of 120 former national team and Dhaka Premier League cricketers registered to play in the tournament. From there each team had been selected through a player draft. Each team has a total of 16 cricketers with icons and mentors. In all, there are 96 former cricketers. The player draft was held on Monday (February 1) at an elite hotel in the capital.
All matches of the tournament will be played at the Sheikh Kamal International Cricket Stadium in Cox’s Bazar. T-Sports will broadcast the matches of the tournament live.