For a further introduction to the inaugural Masters Champions League, see the video below featuring interviews with many of the greatest players in cricket history explaining their participation in the MCL.
To find out how to watch the first-ever Master Champions League T20 cricket match, Libra Legends vs.
Many of the retired players now in the Masters Champions League played little if any T20 cricket during their active careers — though several took part in the “Cricket All-Stars” tour of the United States last fall, organized by Shane Warne and Sachin Tendulkar.
Though neither Tendulkar nor Warne are part of the MCL.
The tournament will be held at three stadiums in the United Arab Emirates and consists of six teams, each playing the other once.
The four top point getters after the five-game group stage schedule for each team advance to the knockout round — semifinals and championship final on February 13.
local time on Thursday, January 28, at Dubai International Cricket Stadium in Dubai, United Arab Emirates. The Gemini Arabians were originally set to be skippered by former India captain Sourav Ganguly, but the 43-year-old “Dada” was forced to withdraw with an injury.
For cricket fans in the United States, that streaming start time will be a.m. However, Ganguly promised to stick with the team, providing support from the dugout.His withdrawal elevated Kallis to the captain’s position.Watch cricket history come to life live online, when the Masters Champions League begins play on Thursday with some of the greatest names in recent cricket history taking part in the new T20 tournament for retired international cricket legends.The first match features a clash of India superstar Virender Sehwag, captaining the Gemini Arabians franchise, against 2005 ICC Player of the Year Jacques Kallis of South Africa, at the helm of the Libra Legends.Kallis, considered one of the great cricketers of all time from any country, was the most coveted player to enter the Masters Champions League auction, pulling in a top bof of 5,000 U.S., topping Australia wicketkeeper Adam Gilchrist who attracted a 0,000 price tag from the Sagittarius Soldiers.