The latest edition of the Legends League Cricket kick started last week. The star-studded league will include 12 high-octane matches followed by 3 matches in playoffs. The games will be played across different venues in India including Kolkata, Lucknow, Jodhpur, Delhi and Cuttack.
The competition will be played between six teams namely Bhilwara Kings, Gujarat Giants, India Capitals and Manipal Tigers. The likes of Virender Sehwag, Gautam Gambhir, Parthiv Patel, Ross Taylor, Harbhajan Singh, Brett Lee, Mitchell Johnson, Mohammad Kaif and multiple other International veterans across the globe.
Gujarat Giants are leading the Points Tally at the moment. The Virender Sehwag-led team has managed to register victories in two out of two games so far in the initial phase. Bhilwara Kings are positioned on the second spot with one win while the remaining two teams are victory-less.
Mitchell Johnson Encounters A Snake
Meanwhile, Mitchell Johnson caught limelight on social media, this time off the field. The Veteran Australian quick is representing India Capitals in the prominent league. Johnson encountered a snake in his hotel room at Lucknow and went on to share the picture of it on his official Instagram handle.
“Anyone know what type of snake this is?? Just hanging out in my room door.” wrote Mitchell Johnson in the caption. Fellow cricketers Brett Lee and Vernon Philander went on to comment on the post. It received stunning engagement as the fans flooded out the comment section of the post with some hilarious reactions.
Here’s the link to the post & reactions:
Mitchell Johnson has not been around the cricketing action in any role for a while now. The left-arm pacer represented and led the bowling attack of the national team in more than 250 international matches, managing to scalp as many as 590 dismissals.
The 40-year-old was part of multiple IPL franchises as well including Mumbai Indians, Kings XI Punjab and Kolkata Knight Riders during his long Cricketing career. The Australian later announced his retirement from International cricket in November 2015.