Leo Lions is owned by Manyata Dutt, the wife of famous Bollywood actor Sanjay Dutt. The team has roped in none other than Brain Lara as the icon player. The Prince of Trinidad is always revered as the great batsman who made the bowlers gig to his tunes. One of the greatest batsmen ever, Lara has scored 10,045 & 11,953 runs in ODI & Test respectively. Added to Lara, another legend from the squad is erstwhile SA opener Herschelle Gibbs who has scored over 14,000 runs in international matches. The other eminent names are Brendon Taylor, Scott Styris and Heath Streak.
The team has got 7 all rounder, 3 batsmen and 5 bowlers. The bowling department would be led by Heath Streak, the acting bowling coach of Bangladesh cricket team as well as Simon Jones & Darrem Gough. Streak has taken 239 ODI & 216 Test wickets. Thus, you have a wide range of stellar names to look out for Leo Lions. Taylor is the wicket keeper of the Lions. The squad will commence its journey in the maiden session of MCL with a match against Capricorn Commanders- another team with Bollywood connection. The two will meet face to face in the second match that is dated to be held on January 29, 2016.