Road Safety World Series 2022 Champions: India Legends once again won the title of Road Safety World Series. In the final match held on Saturday night, India Legends defeated Sri Lnaka Legends by 33 runs. Here Naman Ojha scored a century for India Legends. He was also the ‘Player of the Match’.
The title of the first season of the Road Safety World Series was also captured by India Legends. This time in the second season, this team managed to defend its title. Batting first, India Legends scored a huge score of 195 runs for the loss of 6 wickets in the stipulated 20 overs.
Naman Ojha scored 108 runs off 71 balls. He remained at one end from beginning to end. Sachin Tendulkar (0), Suresh Raina (4), Yusuf Pathan (0) returned cheaply to the pavilion. Vinay Kumar (36), Yuvraj Singh (19) and Irfan Pathan (11) supported Naman Ojha while playing small innings. For Sri Lanka, Nuwan Kulasekara took three, Udana two and Ishan Jayaratne took one wicket.
Lanka Legends all out for 162 runs
Chasing the target of 196 runs, the wickets of Sri Lanka Legends kept falling from the beginning. Dilshan Munaveera (8), Sanath Jayasuriya (5), Tillakaratne Dilshan (11) returned cheaply to the pavilion. The middle-order batsmen of Sri Lanka Legends also kept losing wickets at regular intervals. Upal Tharanga (10), Asila Gunaratne (19), Jeevan Mendis (20) played small innings. The lone Ishan Jayaratne saved his team from a huge defeat by scoring 51 runs off 22 balls. The entire Lankan team was reduced to 162 runs in 18.5 overs. Vinay Kumar three, Abhimanyu Mithun got two and the rest of the bowlers got one wicket each from India Legends.
2 in a row!!! The @India__Legends are Road Safety World Series champions again after a stellar campaign!! #RoadSafetyWorldSeries #rsws #indialegends #sachintendulkar #yehjunghailegendary #legendsareback #legends pic.twitter.com/535JXdcptK
— Road Safety World Series (@RSWorldSeries) October 1, 2022
Tillakaratne Dilshan named ‘Player of the Series’
Former Sri Lankan cricketer Tillakaratne Dilshan could not make his team the champion but this time he was the ‘Player of the Series’. He scored 192 runs in this season of Road Safety World Series and also took 5 wickets.
India Legends Champion Squad
Sachin Tendulkar (captain), Suresh Raina, Yuvraj Singh, Irfan Pathan, Yusuf Pathan, Harbhajan Singh, Munaf Patel, Subramaniam Badrinath, Stuart Binny, Naman Ojha, Manpreet Gony, Pragyan Ojha, Vinay Kumar, Abhimanyu Mithun, Rajesh Panwar and Rahul Sharma .