ESPN Launches Legends of Cricket Series

MUMBAI: Sports broadcaster ESPN STAR Sports today announced the launch of Legends Of Cricket , featuring the worlds greatest cricketers past and present.

Starting Monday, 30 September at 8:30 pm, this new series will provide highlights of the lives of the worlds greatest cricketers.

The Cricket Legends were selected by a judging panel comprising Ian Chappell, Richie Benaud, Sunil Gavaskar, Dickie Bird, Mike Procter, Michael Holding, Martin Crowe, Wasim Akram, Ian Botham, Allan Border, Sir Richard Hadlee, Christopher Martin Jenkins, Tony Cozier, John Knowles and Robin Marlar.

Legends Of Cricket, starting 30 September, will be telecast Monday through Friday at prime time from 8:30 to 9:15 pm. The prime time slot has been carefully chosen to enable every cricket lover to watch this unique program conveniently, an official release says.

The first episode of Legends Of Cricket will cover 25 cricket legends ranked 50 to 26 and, the following 25 episodes will focus on each of the top 25 individual cricketers starting with Allan Border and serialised in a count down to the number one cricket legend of all time, Sir Don Bradman.

Each episode (from 25 to 1 in a countdown) will offer a brief on the cricketing legends, his early years, his greatest accomplishments, the high point of his career and the legacy he leaves behind. Apart from the rare never-seen before footage, each episode also offers views and comments by the legends on themselves as well as others.

The following Legends have made to the list prepared by ESPNs judging panel and will be featured on ESPN every weekday at 8:30 pm starting 30 September.

Legends 50 to 26 September 30
Allan Border Australia 1 October
Barry Richards South Africa 2 October
Steve Waugh Australia 3 October
Kapil Dev India 4 October
Wasim Akram Pakistan 7 October
Sir Leonard Hutton England 8 October
Sir Frank Worrell West Indies 9 October
George Headley West Indies 10 October
Greg Chappell Australia 11 October
Malcolm Marshall West Indies 14 October
Graeme Pollock South Africa 15 October
WG Grace England 16 October
Keith Miller Australia 17 October
Sir Richard Hadlee New Zealand 18 October
Ian Botham England 21 October
Sunil Gavaskar India 22 October
Wally Hammond England 28 October
Imran Khan Pakistan 24 October
Sachin Tendulkar India 25 October
Dennis Lillee Australia 28 October
Sir Jack Hobbs England 29 October
Shane Warne Australia 30 October
Sir Vivian Richards West Indies 31 October
Sir Garfield Sobers West Indies 1 November
Sir Donald Bradman Australia 4 November

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