Srinagar: The Legends League Cricket started with the bang on Friday in Doha, and the presence of two rivals Shahid Afridi and Gautam Gambhir created huge hype around the tournament.
From the toss to the end, the videos and pics involving the two cricketers have gone viral on the social media, giving league a much needed boost in popularity.
On the Day one the match between Indian Maharaja and Asian Lions involving Gautam Gambhir, Shahid Afridi, Misbah Ul-Haq, Harbhajan Singh, Suresh Raina and many more was held at the West End Park International Cricket Stadium in Doha.
During the clash, Afridi was seen talking to Gautam Gambhir, his old-time rival about taking a DRS for after his bowler, Abdul Razzaq asked him to review.
Afridi was seen asking Gambhir if the ball touched his bat to which Gambhir nodded and said it didn’t.
The video went viral as the duo have been involved in some serious heated clashes during their prime playing for India and Pakistan.
Earlier batting first, Asia Lions scored a massive total of 165 runs with the help of Misab’s 73 off 50, Upul Tharanga’s 40 off 39 and other batters’ little knocks as well. In reply, India Maharajas got off to an average start with Robin Uthappa losing his wicket just after four balls on zero. However, captain Gambhir 52 (39) and Murali Vijay 25 (19) got their side back on track in the chase.