Inaugural KhiladiX Legends Cricket Trophy Launched

Kolkata, March 14, 2023: The inaugural edition of the KhiladiX Legends Cricket Trophy, to be played in Ghaziabad’s VVIP Jawaharlal Nehru Stadium between March 22-30, 2023, was launched in the presence of  superstar cricketer Virender Sehwag, here at a city hotel in the national capital. The 9-day long T20 tournament for former cricketers will have six teams and 18 matches in all, including the finals. Also present at the launch were Mr. Praveen Tyagi, Acting President, Board for Veteran Cricket in India (BVCI), Mr.Sudhir Kulkarni, Joint Secretary, BVCI and Mr. Prasanna Venkateshan, Principal Consultant, 1stadia.

“The Board for Veteran Cricketers in India has a sole objective of bringing senior and veteran cricket lovers under a single platform to play active and competitive cricket and with KhiladiX Legends Cricket Trophy 2023, we have drafted a world-class cricket tournament for fans that will showcase the best cricket talent from around the world,” said Mr. Praveen Tyagi, Acting President, BVCI.

Speaking on this occasion, the former swashbuckling India opener Virender Sehwag said, “It is fantastic what   the BVCI is doing for former cricketers by providing them with an avenue to be in touch with the game they so    love. These legendary tournaments help us in various ways including extending our professional careers, catching up with old friends as well as helping us to keep fit. Most importantly, fans also get an opportunity to  catch up with their favourite cricketers and relive some magical moments that both have experienced together at some point in the past. The cricket is also very competitive and I dare say some of us still have it to  challenge even some of the present-day cricketers. I am confident that the Legends Cricket Trophy will provide wholesome entertainment to the fans of the game, particularly in India.”

The tournament will be broadcasted in over 30 countries globally and will have six franchisees vying for the top  honours. The six teams have been christened Chandigarh Champs, Nagpur Ninjas, Patna Warriors,Vizag Titans, Indore Knights and Guwahati Avengers. Some prominent former cricketers who will be seen in action  besides Sehwag are the likes of Suresh Raina, Harbhajan Singh, Sanath Jayasuriya,

Tilakaratne Dilshan, Nick Compton, Richard Levi, Isuru Udana, Praveen Kumar, Thisara Perera besides many others. the principal sponsor of this tournament is a premium sports platform, covers a wide range of sports with a specific focus on cricket, apart from football, basketball, baseball, hockey, soccer, and Kabaddi. It provides in-depth analysis, game recaps, and breaking news on the teams and players across the globe.



Team Vs Team

22 March 2023Guwahati Avengers Vs Indore Knights3:00 P.M. IST
22 March 2023Nagpur Ninjas Vs Patna Warriors7:30 P.M. IST
23 March 2023Vizag Titans Vs Nagpur Ninjas3:00 P.M. IST
23 March 2023Patna Warriors Vs Guwahati Avengers7:30 P.M. IST
24 March 2023Vizag Titans Vs Indore Knights3:00 P.M. IST
24 March 2023Nagpur Ninjas Vs Chandigarh Champs7:30 P.M. IST
25 March 2023Guwahati Avengers Vs Vizag Titans3:00 P.M. IST
25 March 2023Patna Warriors Vs Chandigarh Champs7:30 P.M. IST
26 March 2023Indore Knights Vs Nagpur Ninjas10:30 A.M. IST
26 March 2023Guwahati Avengers Vs Chandigarh Champs3:00 P.M. IST
26 March 2023Patna Warriors Vs Vizag Titans7:30 P.M. IST
27 March 2023Indore Knights Vs Patna Warriors3:00 P.M. IST
27 March 2023Guwahati Avengers Vs Nagpur Ninjas7:30 P.M. IST
28 March 2023Chandigarh Champs Vs Indore Knights3:00 P.M. IST
28 March 2023Vizag Titans Vs Patna Warriors7:30 P.M. IST
29 March 2023Semi-Final – 13:00 P.M. IST
29 March 2023Semi-Final – 27:30 P.M. IST
30 March 2023Final7:30 P.M. IST

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