India Legends, on Sunday (February 16), announced their squad for the upcoming Road Safety World Series. The much-awaited tournament will kickstart on March 7 when Sachin Tendulkar-led India Legends take on Brian Lara’s West Indies Legends at the Wankhede Stadium in Mumbai.
A total of eleven matches will be played. Wankhede Stadium will host two games while MCA Stadium in Pune will host four games. The DY Patil Stadium in Navi Mumbai will host four games, while the final will be held at the Brabourne Stadium on March 22.
A total of five teams will take part in the T20 cricket tournament. The series will feature some of the biggest names in cricket from India, Australia, Sri Lanka, West Indies and South Africa. The other three teams in the tournament are – Sri Lanka Legends, Australia Legends and South Africa Legends.
Talking about the India Legends squad, Sachin Tendulkar will lead the side. Legendary batsmen Virender Sehwag, Yuvraj Singh are also part of the squad. Mohammad Kaif is also a part of the squad.
In the bowling department, India Legends boast of Zaheer Khan, Irfan Pathan, Munaf Patel, Pragyan Ojha and Sairaj Bahutule. Ajit Agarkar and Sanjay Bangar are the allrounders of the team while Sameer Dighe is the wicketkeeper.
Here is the India Legends team for Road Safety tournament:
Sachin Tendulkar (C), Virender Sehwag, Yuvraj Singh, Zaheer Khan, Irfan Pathan , Ajit Agarkar, Sanjay Bangar, Munaf Patel, Mohammad Kaif, Pragyan Ojha, Sairaj Bahutule, Sameer Dighe (WK)
Schedule of Road Safety World Series:
March 7 : India Legends vs West Indies Legends @ Wankhede (Mumbai)
March 8: Australia Legends vs Sri Lanka Legends @ Wankhede (Mumbai)
March 10: India Legends vs Sri Lanka Legends @ DY Patil (Navi Mumbai)
March 11 : West Indies Legends vs South Africa Legends @ @ DY Patil (Navi Mumbai)
March 13: South Africa Legends vs Sri Lanka Legends @ DY Patil (Navi Mumbai)
March 14: India Legends vs South Africa Legends @ MCA Stadium (Pune)
March 16: Australia Legends vs West Indies Legends @ MCA Stadium (Pune)
March 17: West Indies Legends vs Sri Lanka Legends @ MCA Stadium (Pune)
March 19: Australia Legends vs South Africa Legends @ DY Patil (Navi Mumbai)
March 20: India Legends vs Australia Legends @ MCA Stadium (Pune)