Kumar Sangakkara
Kumar Sangakkara scored 86 runs in the opening match of the Masters Champions LeagueGetty

Gemini Arabians will take on Leo Lions in the fourth fixture of the Masters Champions League (MCL) at the Dubai International Cricket Stadium on 30 January (Saturday).

Where to watch live

Match starts at 11am GMT. UK residents can live stream the first match between the Gemini Arabians and Leo Lions from the Masters Champions League on Sky Sports' digital platforms.


Gemini Arabians played the first match of the inaugural edition of the Masters Champions League and they started with a bang after posting a total of 234 runs for the loss of three wickets in 20 overs. They lost their skipper Virender Sehwag early in the innings after he managed 21 runs.

It was a partnership from Sri Lanka legend Kumar Sangakkara (86) and opener Richard Levi (62), followed by an unbeaten knock of 46 off 19 deliveries by Brad Hodge that helped the Arabians post a mammoth total. In return, Libra Legends managed 156 runs for the loss of eight wickets from their quota of 20 overs, helping Gemini Arabians to a comfortable 78 runs victory.

Brian Lara
Brian Lara is one of the star attractions of the Masters Champions LeagueGetty

Former West Indies batsman Shivnarine Chanderpaul has been granted an NOC to feature in the MCL. It is to be seen if the left-handed batsman will feature in the Arabians' second match.

Leo Lions also come into this fixture after registering a 26 runs victory over Capricorn Commanders in the second match of the tournament. Johan Botha's unbeaten knock of 42 down the order saw his side post a total of 156 runs. He also picked up a wicket and his all round performance saw him earn the man of the match award.


Leo Lions to win

Betting Odds (888Sports.com)

  • Gemini Arabians to win: 5/12
  • Leo Lions to win: 24/13

Team News

Gemini Arabians

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

Leo Lions

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