India Legends in Final of Road Safety World Series: In the first semi-final of the Road Safety World Series, India Legends defeated the West Indies Legends in a very exciting match. Batting first, India Legends scored 218 for 3 wickets in 20 overs. In response, the team of West Indies Legends also batted bang and scored 206 runs in 20 overs. But he was 12 runs behind the target. With this victory, India Legends reached the finals.
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Captain Sachin Tendulkar and Yuvraj Singh played explosive innings for India Legends. Tendulkar scored 65 runs in 42 balls. Sachin hit 3 sixes and 6 fours in his innings. Yuvraj Singh scored 49 runs in 20 balls. The left-handed explosive batsman hit 6 sixes in his innings. Yuvraj Singh hit 5 sixes in just 7 balls. Opener Virender Sehwag also scored an innings of 35 runs in 17 balls. Yusuf Pathan scored an unbeaten 37 from 20 balls. India Legends in Final of Road Safety World Series.
Batting of india legends
In the semi-finals, West Indies Legends captain Brian Lara picked the first fielding to win the toss but India Legends captain Sachin and explosive batsman Virender Sehwag gave the team a good start. Both batsmen added 56 runs in just 5.3 overs. However, Tino Best brought the Windies to big success by dismissing Sehwag for 35 runs. After this, Mohammad Kaif scored 27 runs off 21 balls with the help of 2 sixes and 2 fours. After Kaif’s dismissal, Yusuf Pathan, batting at number four, blasted 37 runs in 20 balls in an explosive style, 3 sixes came off his bat as well. Sachin Tendulkar played an innings of 65 runs in 42 balls.
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Yuvraj’s Storm Came in Last 2 Overs
At one time the Indian team looked to be reaching the score of 180 runs, but in the last 2 overs, Yuvraj Singh turned the entire match over. Yuvraj Singh hit 4 sixes in the 19th over and after that Yuvraj Singh hit 2 sixes in the last over as well. Yuvi scored an unbeaten 49 from 20 balls, thanks to which India Legends reached 218 runs.
West Indies Legends Give a Befitting Reply
Dwayne Smith gave a fast start to the West Indies legends. However William Perkins became a victim of Goni by scoring 9 runs. After this Narsingh Deonarayan scored 59 from 44 balls and Dwayne Smith scored 63 runs from 36 balls to bring the team to a strong position. But in the 11th over, Irfan Pathan changed the equation of the match by dismissing Dwayne Smith. Kirk Edwards fell to Pragyan Ojha on the first ball.
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The team of West Indies Legends looked in trouble but its captain Brian Lara turned the game into a quick innings match for West Indies Legends. Lara scored 46 runs in 28 balls. Then India Legends bounced back in the final overs and Vinay Kumar ensured India’s victory by dismissing Brian Lara and then Tino Best. India Legends won the semi-finals as soon as Narsingh Deonarayan was dismissed in the final overs.