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Team India Champions reveals line up for World Championship of Legends | Cricket News – Times of India

NEW DELHI: The world is poised to witness an unparalleled spectacle of cricketing excellence as iconic stars like Yuvraj Singh, Harbhajan Singh, and Suresh Raina gear up to represent India on the field once again. The Team India Champions will participate in the inaugural World Championship of Legends scheduled to take place in the United Kingdom in July.The tournament has gained the support of the England and Wales Cricket Board (ECB).
Suresh Raina, RP Singh, and Rahul Sharma graced the unveiling ceremony of the team jersey and disclosed the 14-member squad set to participate in the upcoming tournament.
“I have always had a very special connection with England and the opportunity to play here once again for India Champions holds immense meaning for me. The NatWest Finals still evoke unforgettable emotions. I am eagerly looking forward to the incredible atmosphere, the enthusiastic fans, and the vibrant crowds that make playing in the UK such a unique and memorable experience,” said captain Yuvraj Singh.
The World Championship of Legends seeks to revive the nostalgia of past encounters between renowned international cricket teams such as England, India, Australia, West Indies, and South Africa. The tournament will showcase cricketing icons like Brett Lee, Chris Gayle, Kevin Pietersen, Shahid Afridi, and Jacques Kallis, promising a thrilling spectacle for fans worldwide.
“While standing alongside Indian cricket greats is inspiring, it also reflects the enduring legacy of our cricketing tradition and heritage. Additionally, England holds a special place in our team’s spirit and reflects our brand’s core values. As we eagerly anticipate the chance to play on this prestigious ground, our goal is to demonstrate and embody cricketing excellence, reaffirming our status as champions and ambassadors of Indian Cricket,” said Suresh Raina while unveiling the jersey.
Team India Champions squad: Yuvraj Singh, Harbhajan Singh, Suresh Raina, Irfan Pathan, Yusuf Pathan, Robin Uthappa, Ambati Rayudu, Gurkreet Mann, Rahul Sharma, Naman Ojha, Rahul Shukla, RP Singh, Vinay Kumar, Dhawal Kulkarni.
(Inputs from IANS)