Virender Sehwag
Virender Sehwag will be leading the Gemini Arabians franchise in MCL T20 2016.IANS

Masters Champions League (MCL) T20 2016 will showcase an array of retired superstars from the world of cricket. 

The tournament is set to kick-start from 28 January, Thursday, when Libra Legends lock horns with Gemini Arabians at the Dubai International Stadium.

Sharjah Cricket Stadium will also host matches of the MCL T20.

The semi final and the big final will be played at the Dubai International Stadium.

MCL T20 will showcase 18 matches including the semi final and the final. Six franchises will battle it out for the coveted trophy.

Last year, Sachin Tendulkar and Shane Warne initiated the Cricket All Stars league and it was a runaway success in the US. The fans were treated to their favourite stars in action yet again. And now it is time for Master Champions League, in which fans will get to witness more glittering retired stars of cricket in action.

Sourav Ganguly, Virender Sehwag, Adam Gilchrist, Kumar Sangakkara, Jacques Kallis, Brian Lara, Andrew Symonds and many more stars will feature for six different franchises of the MCL.

Click here for the Complete Schedule of MCL.

Let us take a look at full squads of all six teams of MCL:  

Libra Legends: Sourav Ganguly (C), Graeme Swann, Jacques Kallis, Brad Hogg, Ryan ten Doeschate, Ajay Ratra, Chris Read, Sean Ervine, Shaun Tait, Ryan Sidebottom, Micahel Lumb, Marcus North, Taufeeq Umar, Nicky Boje, Ian Buttler.

Gemini Arabians: Virender Sehwag (C), Muttiah Muralitharan, Kumar Sangakkara, Kyle Mills, Saqlain Mushtaq, Jacques Rudolph, Rana Naved ul Hasan, Justin Kemp, Paul Harris, Brad Hodge, Richard Levi, Ashish Bagai, Graham Onions, Shivnarine Chanderpaul, Saqib Ali.

Virgo Super Kings: Graeme Smith (C), Azhar Mahmood, Brett Lee, Jonty Rhodes, Neil McKenzie, John Mooney, Dirk Nannes, Owais Shah, James Foster, Murali Kartik, Malinga Bandara, Gareth Batty, Hasan Raza, Jacob Oram, Humayun Farhat, Mohammad Yousuf.

Leo Lions: Brian Lara (C), Heath Streak, Herschelle Gibbs, Brendan Taylor, James Franklin, Johan Botha, Robin Peterson, Fidel Edwards, Mohammad Tauqir, Neil Carter, Hamish Marshall, Kyle Jarvis, Ramesh Powar, Simon Jones, Darren Gough.

Capricorn Commanders: Paul Collingwood (C), Michael Vaughan, Abdul Razzaq, Andrew Symonds, Chamara Silva, Ashwell Prince, Upul Chandana, Ryan McLaren, Jeetan Patel, Rikki Clarke, Rory Kleinveldt, Ben Laughlin, Rizwan Cheema, Geraint Jones, Sunil Joshi, Saleem Elahi.

Sagittarius Strikers: Adam Gilchrist (C), Mahela Jayawardene, Daniel Vettori, Shane Bond, Khurram Khan, Phil Mustard, Tino Best, Nathan Hauritz, Alviro Peterson, Michael Carberry, Krishmar Santokie, Jonathan Trott, Yasir Ahmed, Mushtaq Ahmed, Gavin Hamilton.

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