Mumbai: Former England batsman Kevin Pietersen will lead the England Legends while Khaled Mahmud will captain the Bangladesh Legends in the Unacademy Road Safety World Series', starting in Raipur from 5 March.
Former cricketers Matthew Hoggard, Owais Shah, Monty Panesar, Nick Crompton are some of the other key members in the England Legends squad, a media release issued in Mumbai said.
The Bangladesh Legends squad comprises players like Nafees Iqbal, Abdur Razzaq and Mohammed Rafique among others.
The England Legends are scheduled to land in Raipur on Friday afternoon, while the Bangladesh Legends squad will reach on Saturday.
The first edition of the series, played in T20 format, had to be called off after four games on 11 March, 2020 due to the outbreak of the COVID-19 pandemic.
England Legends: Kevin Pietersen, Owais Shah, Philip Mustard, Monty Panesar, Nick Crompton, Kabir Al,; Sajid Mahmood, James Tredwell, Chris Schofield, Jonathan Trott, Ryan Sidebottom, Usman Afzaal, Matthew Hoggard, James Tindall.
Bangladesh Legends: Khaled Mahmud, Nafees Iqbal, Mohd Rafique, Abdur Razzaq, Khalid Mashud, Hanan Sarkar, Javed Omar, Rajin Saleh, Mehrab Hossain, Aftab Ahmed, Alamgir Kabir. MD Sharif ,Mushfiqur Rahman, Mamoon Rashid.
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The 100 balls-per-side franchise tournament was meant to have been launched last year but was delayed by the coronavirus pandemic.
Injuries led to Archer's absence from the early stages of the IPL, where he is the reigning most valuable player, and on an £800,000 ($1.1 million) contract with Rajasthan Royals.
New Zealand, Sri Lanka and Pakistan all had county fixtures scheduled, while India 'A' were meant to play two four-day matches against India in England.