Yuvraj Singh named captain and icon player for New York Superstar Strikers in Legends Cricket Trophy | Cricket News


New Delhi: Former Indian cricket sensation Yuvraj Singh has been appointed as captain And icon player For New York Superstar Strikers in the upcoming Legends Cricket Trophy ,LCT) season 2.
The announcement, made on Wednesday, adds a formidable addition to the team's lineup, which promises to be an exciting display of cricketing prowess in the tournament.
Yuvraj's leadership will guide a star-studded team, which will include renowned players Babar Azam, Rashid KhanKieron Pollard, and others.
With an impressive squad at their disposal, the addition of Yuvraj brings a wealth of experience, skill and tactical nous to the New York Superstar Strikers, enhancing their chances of success in the upcoming tournament.
In a statement released by the franchise, Yuvraj's inclusion was welcomed as a significant boost to the team's preparation to compete at the highest level in the Legends Cricket Trophy. His leadership qualities and cricket expertise are expected to inspire and motivate the team to achieve their goals in the tightly contested tournament.
Legends Cricket Trophy Season 2 will see a change to the 90-ball format, providing a unique and fast-paced cricket experience for fans and players.
Taking place in Kandy, Sri Lanka from March 7 to 18, the tournament promises intense competition and thrilling fixtures as teams compete for supremacy on the cricket stage.
Indore Knights and Guwahati Avengers emerged as joint winners after the final match was washed out due to rain in the inaugural season of the Legends Cricket Trophy, played in the 20-over format.
With the change to the LCT90BALLS format, teams will face new challenges and opportunities with innovative rules allowing for strategic gameplay and dynamic performances.
In this format, each team will have five bowlers who can bowl three overs each, with the captain having the option to select one bowler to bowl four overs till the 60th ball. This rule adds an interesting dimension to the game, giving captains the opportunity to strategically deploy their bowling resources for maximum effect.
(With inputs from PTI)

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