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Road Safety World Series: India announce star-studded squad, Sachin Tendulkar, Virender Sehwag to open

India Legends will play their first match against Bangladesh Legends on March 5 and Sri Lanka Legends start their campaign against West Indies Legends on March 6.

Former India cricketers Yusuf Pathan, Naman Ojha and Vinay Kumar, all of whom recently announced their retirements, will feature in the India Legends team in the ‘Road Safety World Series’ starting here on March 5.

Former Sri Lankan swashbuckling opener Sanath Jayasuriya, who is remembered for the vital role he played in the team’s 1996 ODI World Cup triumph, will be playing for the Sri Lanka Legends.

“Sri Lanka Legends have also included Sanath Jayasuriya, Russel Arnold and Upul Tharanga in their team led by Tilakratne Dilshan,” a media release issued here said on Saturday.

India Legends will play their first match against Bangladesh Legends on March 5 and Sri Lanka Legends start their campaign against West Indies Legends on March 6.

All the matches will be played at the Shaheed Veer Narayan Singh International Cricket Stadium.

This T20 League aims to influence and change people’s mindset towards their behaviour on the roads and create awareness towards road safety in the country, the release added.

Source: Hindustan Times

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