2nd March will be the day when the cricket fans will witness two of the most prominent cricket players, namely Sachin Tendulkar and Brian Lara, to play in opposition for a cause. The cricket legends will open the Unacademy Road Safety World series tournament at International Cricket Stadium, Raipur. Some of the big names from the cricket sphere will be playing for the tournament. The five-nation tournament includes India, Sri Lanka, South Africa, Australia, and West Indies. The main agenda of the tournament, as per the organizers, is to create awareness about road safety.
A lot of star players will be seen on the road to participate in the road safety world series. The funds collected will be contributed to a great cause. Such an endeavor in India will bring a lot of awareness among the common people. After his honored retirement back in November 2013, this will be the first time Sachin Tendulkar will be taking part in a tournament. Just like Sachin Tendulkar, Lara had announced his retirement back in 2007 from international cricket. The retired legends are showered with love even today by the cricket fans.
Update - Last year RSWS T20 was postponed but now it will be played from 2nd March to 21st March 2021. New RSWS 2021 Schedule will be declared very soon. RSWS 2021 final will be played on 21st March 2021.
Bangladesh Legends will be replacing Australia Legends as they will not be participating in Road Safety World Series 2021.
RSWS will get a new team in this edition i.e. England Legends. So, total 6 teams will be playing in RSWS T20 2021.
The T20 format, 11 match series, will be inaugurated on March 2 and will be completed on March 21. All the matches will be played on International Cricket Stadium, Raipur. An individual team will play opposite the other team in the opening round, and the two top-notch teams will face each other in the final after completion of all the matches.
Road Safety World Series 2021 Team Squad
- India Legends - Sachin Tendulkar will lead the team as a captain. The other players that will play for the team are Yuvraj Singh, Virender Sehwag, Munaf Patel, and Zaheer Khan.
- South Africa Legends - The team will be led by Captain Jonty Rhodes. The other team member that will be playing for the team will be Andrew Hall, Garnett Kruger, and Paul Harris.
- Australia Legends - The captain of the team is Brett Lee. Jason Krejza, Nathan Reardon, Travis Birt, and Shane Lee are the few players of the team.
- West Indies Legends - Brian Lara is the captain of the team. The other players in the team are Ridley Jacobs, Adam Sanford, Daren Ganga, and Carl Hooper.
- Sri Lanka Legends - Tilakaratne Dilshan will be leading the team. Some players playing for the team are Farveez Maharoof, Muttiah Muralitharan, Romesh Kaluwitharana, and Chaminda Vaas.
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