After the successful conduct of the second season, CEO Raman Raheja said, “The third season of the league will be organized in a more innovative way. This league, along with expanding the scope of cricket, gave the former players a great opportunity to play the second innings. And in the next season we will see more big names.
On this league, former Australian cricketer Shane Watson said, ‘It is very wonderful. It was a great experience playing in front of such a huge audience. I am looking forward to playing in this league again.
Former India cricketer Gautam Gambhir said, “Players also enjoy giving their best on the field when spectators come in large numbers to watch the match.”
At the same time, the commissioner of this league, Ravi Shastri said, ‘We did not expect such success. About 80 legendary players from all over the world are participating in this league. Fans get a chance to see their favorite player in action again. The first event at the Eden Gardens in Kolkata was a wise decision. The spectators witnessed a lot of enthusiasm in the match.
LLC played for 20 days in 6 cities
Legends league cricket organized in 6 major cities of India. The tournament was played for a total of 20 days. During this, around 320 million viewers enjoyed the match on different OTT platforms. Apart from Star Sports, the live streaming of this league was telecast live on Fan Code, Kayo Sports, Willow TV and Fox Cricket, so that the matches of the league were watched by foreign viewers apart from India.
According to data from BARC, which provides ratings to television channels, Legends League cricket match viewership was watched more than the rest of the world’s T20 leagues. Along with this, this league was also popular on social media. There were about 550 million interactions on social media.