Kevin Pietersen will lead England Legends and Khaled Mahmud will captain the Bangladesh Legends in the Unacademy Road Safety World Series scheduled to start at the Shaheed Veer Narayan Singh International Cricket Stadium in Raipur from March 5.
Matthew Hoggard, Owais Shah, Monty Panesar, Nick Crompton are some of the other key members in the England Legends squad. Bangladesh Legends have Nafees Iqbal, Abdur Razzaq, and Mohd Rafique among others in their ranks.
The England team was scheduled to land in Raipur from London via Delhi on Friday, February 26, 2021, afternoon whereas the Bangladesh team is scheduled to reach Raipur from Dhaka via Kolkata on Saturday, February 27, 2021.
England Legends: Kevin Pietersen, Owais Shah, Philip Mustard, Monty Panesar, Nick Crompton, Kabir Al,; Sajid Mahmood, JamesTredwell, Chris Schofield, Jonathan Trott, Ryan Sidebottom, Usman Afzaal, Matthew Hoggard, James Tindall.
Bangladesh Legends: Khaled Mahmud, Nafees Iqbal, Mohd Rafique, Abdur Razzaq, Khalid Mashud, Hanan Sarkar, Javed Omar, Rajin Saleh, Mehrab Hossain, Aftab Ahmed, Alamgir Kabir. MD.Sharif Mushfiqur Rahman, Mamoon Rashid.
The first edition of the series had to be called off after four games on March 11, 2020 due to the pandemic. All remaining matches will be now played in the newly-built 65,000 capacity stadium in Raipur. Tickets for the matches are available on BookMyShow.com and matches will be broadcast Live on COLORS Cineplex, COLORS Kannada Cinema, FTA channel Rishtey Cineplex and live stream on VOOT and Jio.