Recently, one of India’s most successful batsmen, Virat Kohli completed 14 years of his international career. 33-year-old Virat Kohli took his first step in international cricket in 2008, since then he has been climbing the ladder of success. For any player, playing in international cricket for so many years is nothing less than a dream.
In such a situation, there are many players who made their debut in international cricket after Virat Kohli but now they have retired. Many players do not leave the game completely after retirement. There are also some players who took part in Legends League cricket after retirement.
This time also the second season of the league is to be played and there are many foreign players who have joined this year, who came to international cricket after Virat’s debut and now retired and will be seen in the second season of Legends League cricket.
In this article today, we take a look at 4 players who made their debut after Virat Kohli but will be playing in Legends League Cricket (LLC) 2022.
English player of South African origin Nick Compton has played cricket for England in only one format. Compton, who made his debut in the Ahmedabad Test against India in 2012, played his last Test match against Sri Lanka at Lord’s in 2016.
He announced his retirement from international cricket in 2018 after failing to make it to the team for the next two years. He has played 16 Test matches for England. He will be seen playing in LLC 2022 to be held this year.
Former England fast bowler Jade Dernbach was also born in South Africa. Dernbach made his ODI and T20 debut for England against Sri Lanka in 2011. He played a total of 24 ODIs and 40 T20I matches for the English team. Dernbach, who said goodbye to international cricket in 2019 itself, will also show his flair in Legends League Cricket 2022.
Former South African opener Richard Levy had a short international career as he played his first T20I match against New Zealand in February 2012 and last played in the same format against New Zealand in December of the same year. Levy, who played 13 T20I matches for South Africa, also has a century to his name.
In 2014, he signed a Kolpak deal as an English player and withdrew himself from his national team. He will now be seen playing in Legends League cricket 2022.
Former all-rounder Thisara Perera is considered one of the most popular players of the Sri Lankan team. He has played cricket with different teams across the world. Perera played 166 ODIs and 84 T20Is for Sri Lanka. He made his international debut in 2009 in Kolkata ODI against India and last year he played his last international match in T20I format against West Indies. This year Perera will also be a part of the Legends League Cricket.