WEB DESK: Libra Legends won the toss and elected to field first against Gemini Arabians in the first match of the inaugural stars-studded Masters Champions League (MCL) on Thursday night, Aaj News reported.
Jacque Kallis is leading Libra Legends, while Virender Sehwag will lead Gemini Arabians.
Total of 90 players are participating in the league, each consists of 15 players squad. All players are retired and picked from different parts of the world. The tournament comprises of six teams is starting from today,January 28 till Febuary 13.
Six teams and their captains are listed below:
Libra Legends- Jacque Kallis; Gemini Arabians- Virendar Sehwag; Sagittarius Strikers- Adam Gilchrist; Virgo Super Kings- Graeme Smith; Capricon Commanders- Paul Collingwood; Leo Lions- Brian Lara.
Teams and squads
Capricorn Commanders: Michael Vaughan, Abdul Razzaq, Paul Collingwood, Andrew Symonds, Chamara Silva, Ashwell Prince, Upul Chandana, Gareth Berg, Jeetan Patel, Rikki Clarke, Rory Kleinveldt, Ben Laughlin, Rizwan Cheema, Geraint Jones, Sunil Joshi, Khalil Mohammed, Saleem Elahi
Gemini Arabians: Virender Sehwag, Kumar Sangakkara, Muttiah Muralitharan, Kyle Mills, Saqlain Mushtaq, Jacques Rudolph, Rana Naved-ul-Hasan, Justin Kemp, Paul Harris, Brad Hodge, Richard Levi, Ashish Bagai, Graham Onions, Shivnarine Chanderpaul, Saqib Ali
Libra Legends: Sourav Ganguly, Graeme Swann, Jacques Kallis, Brad Hogg, Ryan Ten Doeschate, Ajay Ratra, Tim Ambrose, Sean Ervine, Adam McKay, Ryan Sidebottom, Michael Lumb, Marcus North, Taufeeq Umar, Nicky Boje, Ian Butler, Simon Katich
Leo Lions: Heath Streak, Scott Styris, Brian Lara, Herschelle Gibbs, Brendan Taylor, James Franklin, Johan Botha, Robin Peterson, Fidel Edwards, Mohammed Tauqir, Neil Carter, Hamish Marshall, Kyle Jarvis, Ramesh Powar, Simon Jones, Darren Gough
Sagittarius Strikers: Mahela Jayawardene, Daniel Vettori, Adam Gilchrist, Shane Bond, Khurram Khan, Phil Mustard, Tino Best, Nathan Hauritz, Nathan Astle, Michael Carberry, Krishmar Santokie, Jonathan Trott, Yasir Hameed, Yasir Arafat, Gavin Hamilton, Imran Farhat
Virgo Super Kings: Graeme Smith, Azhar Mahmood, Brett Lee, Jonty Rhodes, Neil McKenzie, John Mooney, Dirk Nannes, Owais Shah, James Foster, Murali Kartik, Malinga Bandara, Gareth Batty, Hasan Raza, Jacob Oram, Humayun Farhat, Mohammed Yousuf