Bangladesh Legends led by former left-arm spinner Mohammad Rafique will take on hosts India Legends in the opening match of the Road Safety World Series T20 at the Shaheed Veer Narayan Singh International Stadium, Raipur on Friday.
The match is scheduled to start at 07:30pm and will be telecast live on T Sports, the country’s first-ever sports TV channel.
Indian greats like Sachin Tendulkar, Virender Sehwag, Yuvraj Singh will play for their team in the tournament while former players like Sanath Jayasuriya, Brian Lara, Jonty Rhodes and Kevin Pietersen will represent their respective teams.
Sri Lanka Legends, West Indies Legends, South Africa Legends and England Legends are the other four teams taking part in the six-team competition.
Bangladesh will play against England on March 7 while they will face Sri Lanka on March 10 before they play against West Indies and South Africa on March 12 and 15 respectively.
The semifinals will take place on March 17 and 19 respectively while the final is scheduled to be played on March 21.
Bangladesh Legends squad: Khaled Mahmud, Nafees Iqbal, Mohammad Rafique (capt), Abdur Razzak, Khaled Mashud, Hannan Sarkar, Javed Omar, Rajin Saleh, Mehrab Hossain, Mohammed Nazim Uddin, Alamgir Kabir, Mohammad Sharif, Mushfiqur Rahman and Mamoon Rashid.