Legend’s cricket league is a t20 cricket league popular in the cricketing world. Players who took retirement from International cricket are this tournament’s active members. Upul Tharanga is the highest run scorer, and Sohail Tanveer is the highest wicket-taker in this tournament. The tournament format is double round robin, eliminator, and finals. It is hosted in Qatar. The current champion is Asia Lions.
1. Upul Tharanga
The first player on our list is Upul Tharanga. He is a Sri Lankan player representing the Sri Lankan Cricket team in all formats. His primary role is batting. He is a left-handed batsman. He has played 31 tests and 235 one-day matches for Sri Lanka. He averages 31 and 33 in batting. He has scored 237 runs in 6 matches at a strike rate of 137. During his career, he was accused of doping violations. His urine sample was taken, and it had traces of some glucocorticoids, which ICC bans. Later, he was proven guilty and banned for 3 months in 2011.
2. Gautam Gambhir
The next player is Gautam Gambhir. Gautam is a left-handed opening batsman and a former Indian cricket player. He is a player from Delhi who bought fame to the country from all over the world. He is part of the 2007 and 2011 world Cup winning squads. He is a man of ICC tournaments and plays well whenever the team struggles. In 4 matches of the legend cricket league, he has scored 215 runs at an average of 71 and a strike rate of 190.
3. Tillakaratne Dilshan
The next player is T Dilshan on our list. He is a legendary Sri Lankan cricketer. He is the master of chasing in the ODI format. He is a right-handed top-order batsman. He is a right-arm off-spinner in addition too. He also possesses wicket-keeping skills. This makes him a unique player in this cricketing world. Dilscoop is one of his best shots. He has played 80 t20 internationals, 87 tests and 330 one-day internationals. He is also on the list of the highest number of centuries. He also maintained a good batting average. He has scored 191 runs in 6 matches of the Legend cricket League.
4. Jacques Kallis
The fourth player on our list is Jacques Kallis. He is a legendary player from the South African cricket team. He is regarded as one of the greatest players and greatest all-rounder. He is the only player who scored over 10000 runs and took 250 wickets. He has played more than 166 tests and 328 one-day matches. He had an impressive batting average of 55 and 44, respectively. He has scored 142 runs in 4 matches in Legend Cricket League.
5. Robin Uthappa
The fifth player on our list is Robin Uthappa. He is a former Indian cricketer who represented India a few years back. He is a right-hand batsman who played in the middle order. In addition to it, Uthappa is a wicket keeper too. He played white ball cricket for team India. He played 46 one-day and 13 t20 international matches for India. He is a member of the 2007 world Cup-winning team. He had a batting average of 24. He represents the Chennai franchise in Indian Premier League. In the legend league, he scored 137 runs in 5 matches. He scored this at a strike rate of 137 and an average of 34.
6. Misbah ul Haq
The sixth player on our list is Misbah Ul Haq. He is a former cricketer from Pakistan. He is the former captain of the Pakistan cricket team too. He is a right-handed batsman who plays in the middle order. Later in his career, he became the head coach and national selector of the Pakistan cricket team. He has played 75 tests, 162 one day, and 39 t20i internationals. In Legend league cricket, he scored 131 runs in 6 matches. He scored these runs at an average of 43.
7. Shane Watson
The seventh player on our list is Shane Watson. He is one of the legendary players of the Australian cricket team. His primary role is of a rounder. He is a right-handed batsman and right-arm medium-fast bowler. He plays in the middle order. He is a great pace player and has scored runs at a crucial time for the team. In the Legend cricket league, he has scored 90 runs in 5 matches. He has a strike rate of 132 and an average of 18 in this tournament.
8. Suresh Raina
The eighth player on our list is Suresh Raina. He is a left-handed batsman who represented the Indian cricket team. He is a right-arm-off spin bowler too. He plays in the middle order and often acts as a rounder. He took retirement from international cricket in the year 2019. He has played 5 matches of Legend league cricket and has scored 89 runs.
9. Chris Gayle
The next player on our list is Chris Gayle. He is an explosive player from West Indies. He is known for his six-hitting and aggressive playing techniques. He is known to play in most of the leagues. In Legend league cricket, he scored 86 runs in 4 matches. He had a strike rate of 117 and an average of 21 in this tournament.
10. Hashim Amla
The last player on our list is Hashim Amla. He is a right-handed top-order batsman. He is a former legendary South African cricketer. He has played 124 tests, 181 one day, and 44 t20i matches. In the Legend cricket league, he played 2 matches and scored 74 runs. He had an average of 37 and a strike rate of 110. He is on the list of scoring the highest number of centuries.