Legends League Cricket: Brett Lee, Muralitharan, Watson emerge as top picks during players' draft

Another Australian speedster Mitchell Johnson will star in the tournament after being picked by India Capitals. The left-arm fast bowler will be supported by former England pacer Liam Plunkett. The team will also see former South Africa captain and legendary all-rounder Jacques Kallis don their jersey while Ross Taylor will discharge batting duties with captain Gautam Gambhir.

Muttiah Muralitharan (Left), Brett Lee (Right)

Four franchises -- Adani Sportsline owned Gujarat Giants, GMR Sportss India Capitals, Manipal Group's Manipal Tigers and Bhilwara Group's Bhilwara Kings -- on Friday picked 59 cricketers from the players' draft held virtually with a combined purse of Rs 32 crore, for the upcoming Legends League Cricket (LLC).

The players' draft included 79 cricketers (20 went unsold) and each team had a purse of Rs 8 crore each. Each team will now have three more days to submit their final squad wherein they can buy more players with the available purse.