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Press Release No. 333 Dt: 09.11.202310-11-2023
Legends League Cricket Trophy tour started today (9.11.2023)

Legends League Cricket Trophy tour started today (9.11.2023)

·Hon’ble MR was present when former cricket legends trophy tour stared from Rani Kamlapati station today. Now, cricket legends are o­n a tour across 50 cities in 17 states traveling o­n iconic Vande Bharat Express.

·The trophy is with the message to promote the culture of sports across India o­n the prestigious Vande Bharat Express.

Shri Ashwini Vaishnaw, Minister of Railways stated, “We welcome Legends League Cricket and the legendary players o­n the  Vande Bharat and look forward to this incredible journey of promoting sports across the nation.”

Passengers enjoyed their journey with cricket legends and India’s fastest train (160kmph) Vande Bharat Exp. Cricketers also enjoyed journeys in Vande Bharat Exp and they expressed their satisfaction with the facilities available in train.

Cricketers traveled today in Rani Kamlapati – H. Nizammudin Vande Bharat Express today.

Monty Panesar (former cricketer, England)

His first test wicket was Sachin Tendulkar

Panesar became the first English spin bowler to take ten wickets in a match after 10 years (in 2007). He has taken 10 wickets in a test match twice, and 5 wickets in a test match 12 times

He originally started out as a medium-pace bowler during his initial years before becoming a spinner when he was 16

Syed Kirmani (former cricketer, India) :

Won the award for the best wicketkeeper in the 1983 World Cup.

3rd Most stumping in test matches.

Has also played for Railways in domestic cricket.

Acted alongside teammate Sandeep Patil in movie ‘Kabhi Ajnabi’ (1985)

Jonty Rhodes (former cricketer, South Africa):

Considered as the best fielder to have played international cricket.

He won the Wisden Cricketer Award for the year 1999.

His daughter’s name is ‘India’.

Unforgettable runout of Inzama-ul-Haque in 1992 Cricket World cup.

Ishwar Chand Pandey:

He is a fast bowler from Rewa in eastern Madhya Pradesh.

Highest wicket-taker in the 2012-13 Ranji Trophy.

Has taken 263 wickets in 75 First Class cricket matches

                                                         Aneesh Hegde

   Chief Public Relations Officer

South Western Railway, Hubballi

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