Road Safety World Series, India Legends vs West Indies Legends (Ind-L vs WI-L) Semifinal, From Sehwag to Lara, 5 players to watch out for- After playing all their league matches, India Legends have emerged on the top of the points table. They are equal with Sri Lanka Legends in the points tally. The Sachin Tendulkar-led side has won 5 out of 6 matches. Their only loss came against England in a close encounter by 6 runs.
The hosts are the favourites to win the match and enter the final when they face West Indies Legend in the Semifinals of the Road Safety World Series. In their previous fixture, India Legends had defeated West Indies Legends by 7 wickets as Virender Sehwag scored 57-ball 74.
India Legends have a star-studded lineup including Virender Sehwag, Yuvraj Singh, Irfan Pathan, Zaheer Khan, Munaf Patel and Mohammad Kaif to name a few. On the other hand, West Indies Legends are playing under the leadership of iconic batsman Brian Lara. They have the likes of veteran WI cricketers such as Carl Hooper, Daren Ganga, Shivanarine Chnaderpaul, Tino Best and Dwayne Smith.
INDL vs WIL, Semifinal 1, Road Safety World Series T20 2020-21
Wednesday, March 17, 2021
Shaheed Veer Narayan Singh International Stadium, Raipur
Players to watch out for in India Legends vs England Legends (Ind-L vs WI- L) match:
One of the swashbuckling openers of India, Virender Sehwag has scored 169 runs in 5 matches at a strike rate of 153. It includes an unbeaten 80 off just 35 balls.
Skipper Sachin Tendulkar follows his opening partnership in the top run getters in the Road Safety World Series. Tendulkar has scored 138 run in 5 matches at a strike rate of 133. He smashed 37-ball 60 in the last match for India.
Yuvraj Singh reminded us of his World Cup 2011 heroics as his allround performance helped India Legends win their last match. He scored 52 off 22 balls, including 6 sixes and also took a couple of wickets against South Africa Legends.
West Indies Legends skipper Brian Lara would like to light the semifinal on fire by his batting. He was the player of the match during last year’s Australia’s Bushfire match. He has scored 108 runs in the tournament that includes a fifty.
Former West Indies opening batsman Dwayne Smith has also continued his top form in the series. He has 115 runs in just three innings, including a half-century.
Expected playing 11
Virender Sehwag, Sachin Tendulkar (c), S Badrinath, Yuvraj Singh, Yusuf Pathan, Irfan Pathan, Naman Ojha (wk), Manpreet Gony, Vinay Kumar, Pragyan Ojha, Munaf Patel
West Indies Legends
William Perkins, Ridley Jacobs (wk), Dwayne Smith, Kirk Edwards, Brian Lara (c), Narsingh Deonarine, Mahendra Nagamootoo, Tino Best, Sulieman Benn, Dinanath Ramnarine, Ryan Austin
India Legends squad
Sachin Tendulkar (c), Mohammad Kaif, Virender Sehwag, Yuvraj Singh, Manpreet Gony, Munaf Patel, Pragyan Ojha, Sairaj Bahutule, Zaheer Khan, Irfan Pathan, Sanjay Bangar, Abey Kuruvilla, Sameer Dighe, Noel David, Yusuf Pathan, Ashok Dinda, Naman Ojha, S Badrinath, Vinay Kumar, Ravi Gaikwad
West Indies Legends squad
Brian Lara (c), Carl Hooper, Ridley Jacobs, Danza Hyatt, Daren Ganga, Ricardo Powell, Shivnarine Chanderpaul, Adam Sanford, Dinanath Ramnarine, Pedro Collins, Samuel Badree, Sulieman Benn, Tino Best, Narsingh Deonarine, Dwayne Smith, Ryan Austin, William Perkins, Mahendra Nagamootoo, Renford Pinnock, Kirk Edwards
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