Bhilwara Kings are all geared up for the Legends League Cricket (LLC) second season.
Last season, the franchise owned by the LNJ Bhilwara Group, a multi-diversified conglomerate, was runner-up.
The latest season of the franchise edition is expected to have 19 matches and is scheduled to begin on November 18, to December 9.
This season’s matches will be held across the country in cities such as Ranchi, Jammu, Dehradun, Vizag, and Surat.
Bhilwara Kings will be competing with the likes of Gujrat Giants, India Capitals, Manipal Tigers along with Southern Super Stars and Urbanrisers Hyderabad.
Furthermore, they’ve retained icons like Irfan Pathan, Yusuf Pathan and Tilakaratne Dilshan, boosting their chances of victory. Additionally, it has brought 12 players from a pool of more than 200 players at a recently held auction, further strengthening the team.
Sharing the team’s enthusiasm, Irfan Pathan, captain of Bhilwara Kings said, Legends League of Cricket Season 2 will be a showcase of talent, strategies, and sportsmanship.
The LNJ Bhilwara Group is committed to making a significant contribution both on and off the field.
The group’s association with the league aligns with its vision of using sports as an agent of change.
Through Jawahar Foundation, LNJ Bhilwara group has been extensively undertaking short to medium-term projects that bring immediate impact on different verticals such as, healthcare, education, water and environment, food security, and employment.
The foundation currently operates a food security program under the banner of Swabhiman Bhoj, which serves meals at INR 1 and has served more than 14,30,063 lakh meals.
Jawahar foundation has also helped certify 23,000 school students in digital literacy programs after partnering with 54 schools (40% of whom are girl children).
The foundation also distributed 1,31,200 litres of safe drinking water through our 2 water ATMs in Rajasthan to 1,366 registered members.
Riju Jhunjhunwala, Chairman and Managing Director, RSWM Ltd. (LNJ Bhilwara Group’s textile venture) said, “As a group, we value excellence and teamwork; we were proud to finish as finalists last season. This season, we are eager to witness exceptional performances and create memorable experiences for our fans, and of course, winning the league. We are delighted to be part of the Legends League of Cricket for the second consecutive season”.
Gurpreet Sareen CEO, Bhilwara Kings said,” As we embark on the upcoming season, I am confident that the foundation of integrity, resilience, and camaraderie we’ve built will propel us to new heights.