Road Safety World Series 2021: The cricket fans are going to witness the superstars of yesteryears including the likes of Sachin Tendulkar, Virender Sehwag, Zaheer Khan, Brett Lee, Brian Lara, Jonty Rhodes, Yuvraj Singh, and many more once again on their cricket screens as the organizers have decided to host the remaining matches of the inaugural edition of the Road Safety World Series from March 2, with the Finals scheduled to be held on March 21.
The first edition of the highly-anticipated series was called off after four games on March 11 last year due to the COVID-19 pandemic. The organisers earlier this month announced that all the remaining matches will be played in the newly-built 65,000 capacity Shaheed Veer Narayan Singh International Cricket Stadium in Raipur with Indian legends locking horns against Bangladesh Legends. After the group stage, the top 4 teams will be up against each other in two semifinals on March 17 and March 18 followed by the final of the marquee event on March 21, Sunday.
Here’s a look at the full Squads of all teams.
Road Safety World Series 2021 Squads
Sri Lanka Legends:
Upul Tharanga, Chamara Silva, Chinthaka Jayasinghe, Thilan Thushara, Nuwan Kulasekara, Russel Arnold, Ajantha Mendis, Farveez Maharoof, Sanath Jayasuriya, Manjula Prasad, Malinda Warnapura, Dammika Prasad, Rangana Herath, Chamara Kapugedra, Tillakratne Dilshan, Dulanjana Wijesinghe.
Khaled Mahmud, Mohammed Sharif, Mushfiqur Rahman, A N M Mamun Ur Rashed, Nafees Iqbal, Mohammad Rafique, Abdur Razzak, Khaled Mashud, Hannan Sarker, Javed Omar, Rajin Saleh, Mehrab Hossain, Aftab Ahmed, Alamgir Kabir.
Sachin Tendulkar, Virender Sehwag, Yuvraj Singh, Mohammed Kaif, Yusuf Pathan, Naman Ojha, Zaheer Khan, Pragyan Ojha, Noel David, Munaf Patel, Irfan Pathan, Manpreet Gony.
South Africa Legends:
Morne Van Wyk, Alviro Petersen, Nicky Boje, Andrew Puttick, Thandi Tshabalala, Loots Bosman, Llyod Norris Jones, Zander de Bruyn, Monde Zondeki, Garnett Kruger, Roger Telemachus, Jonty Rhodes, Makhaya Ntini, Justin Kemp.
West Indies Legends:
Brian Lara, Dinanath Ramnarine, Adam Sanford, Carl Hooper, Dwayne Smith, Ryan Austin, William Perkins, Mahendra Nagamootoo, Pedro Collins, Ridley Jacobs, Narsingh Deonarine, Tino Best, Sulieman Benn.
Kevin Pietersen, Owais Shah, Philip Mustard, Monty Panesar, Nick Compton, Kabir Ali, Usman Afzaal, Matthew Hoggard, James Tindall, Chris Tremlett, Sajid Mahmood, James Tredwell, Chris Schoefield, Johnathan Trott, Ryan Sidebottom.
Road Safety World Series 2021 Schedule
(All matches will be played at the Shaheed Veer Narayan Singh International Stadium in Raipur and the start time is 7:00 PM IST)
March 5: India Legends vs. Bangladesh Legends
March 6: Sri Lanka Legends vs. West Indies Legends
March 7: England Legends vs. Bangladesh Legends
March 8: South Africa Legends vs. Sri Lanka Legends
March 9: India Legends vs. England Legends
March 10: Bangladesh Legends vs. Sri Lanka Legends
March 11: England Legends vs. South Africa Legends
March 12: Bangladesh Legends vs. West Indies Legends
March 13: India Legends vs. South Africa Legends
March 14: Sri Lanka Legends vs. England Legends
March 15: South Africa Legends vs. Bangladesh Legends
March 16: England Legends vs. West Indies Legends
March 17: Semifinal 1
March 18: Semifinal 2
March 21: Road Safety World Series 2021 Final.
How can you book tickets?
The Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) has decided to allow the presence of spectators in the stadium. The tickets for the same can be booked from bookmyshow.com. The passes for the knockout games and the matches involving India Legends start from Rs. 500. The minimum price for the tickets for other matches is Rs. 100.