Road Safety World Series – Summary

So there are our favorite retired cricketers out there who gather on the field and play for us to watch, that too for some social cause. Sounds interesting right? Also, there is always this one favorite star player of ours who we always want to watch play for his team. The retirement of some of them is too hard to handle. The Road Safety World Series or RSWS provides retired cricketers an opportunity to entertain their followers and continue playing on the field. It is an initiative of the Road Safety Cell of Maharashtra. Their purpose is to raise awareness about road safety. Read further for information about the schedule, results and more.

Retired players from India, Sri Lanka, England, Australia, West Indies, Australia, and Bangladesh are featured in the series. The Indian cricket sensation, Sachin Tendulkar is the brand ambassador of the series. Ravi Gaikwad, the chief of the Road Safety Cell in Maharashtra is the founder of the series.

The tournament began in March 2020 and the cricket sensations of different countries were the captains of their teams. Sachin Tendulkar (India Legends), Tilakaratne Dilshan (Sri Lanka Legends), Brian Lara (West Indies Legends), Jonty Rodes (South Africa Legends), Bret Lee (Australia Legends) captained their respective teams.

Approved by the BCCI in 2020, the matches are rescheduled in 2021, paused after four games in 2020 due to the ongoing pandemic situation. This year six teams are participating in the tournament. The Australian Legends have opted out due to coronavirus.

SCHEDULE AND RESULTS

Road Safety World Series T20 2020-2021

7 March 2020

India Legends vs West Indies Legends

Match at: Wankhede Stadium, Mumbai

Won by India Legends (7 wickets)

8 March 2020

Australia Legends vs Sri Lanka Legends

Match at: Wankhede Stadium, Mumbai

Won by Sri Lanka Legends (7 runs)

10 March 2020

India Legends vs Sri Lanka Legends

Match at: Dr DY Patil Sports Academy, Mumbai

Won by India Legends (5 wickets)

11 March 2020

West Indies Legends vs South Africa Legends

Match at: Dr DY Patil Sports Academy, Mumbai

Won by South Africa Legends (6 wickets)

5 March 2021

India Legends vs Bangladesh Legends

Match at: Shaheed Veer Narayan Singh International Stadium, Raipur

Won by India Legends (10 wickets)

 

6 March 2021

Sri Lanka Legends vs West Indies Legends

Match at: Shaheed Veer Narayan Singh International Stadium, Raipur

Won by Sri Lanka Legends (5 wickets)

7 March 2021

England Legends vs Bangladesh Legends

Match at: Shaheed Veer Narayan Singh International Stadium, Raipur

Won by England Legends (7 wickets)

8 March 2021

South Africa Legends vs Sri Lanka Legends

Match at: Shaheed Veer Narayan Singh International Stadium, Raipur

Won by Sri Lanka Legends (9 wickets)

9 March 2021

India Legends vs England Legends

Match at: Shaheed Veer Narayan Singh International Stadium, Raipur

Won by England Legends (6 runs)

10 March 2021

Bangladesh Legends vs Sri Lanka Legends

Match at: Shaheed Veer Narayan Singh International Stadium, Raipur

Won by Sri Lanka Legends (42 runs)

11 March 2021

England Legends vs South Africa Legends

Match at: Shaheed Veer Narayan Singh International Stadium, Raipur

Won by South Africa Legends (8 wickets)

12 March 2021

Bangladesh Legends vs West Indies Legends

Match at: Shaheed Veer Narayan Singh International Stadium, Raipur

Won by West Indies Legends (5 wickets)

13 March 2021

India Legends vs South Africa Legends

Match at: Shaheed Veer Narayan Singh International Stadium, Raipur

Won by India Legends (56 runs)

14 March 2021

Sri Lanka Legends vs England Legends

Match at: Shaheed Veer Narayan Singh International Stadium, Raipur

Won by Sri Lanka Legends 96 wickets)

15 March 2021

South Africa Legends vs Bangladesh Legends

Match at: Shaheed Veer Narayan Singh International Stadium, Raipur

Won by South Africa Legends (10 wickets)

16 March 2021

England Legends vs West Indies Legends

Match at: Shaheed Veer Narayan Singh International Stadium, Raipur

Won by West Indies Legends (5 wickets)

17 March 2021

SEMI FINAL 1

India Legends vs West Indies Legends

Match at: Shaheed Veer Narayan Singh International Stadium, Raipur

Won by India Legends (12 runs)

19 March 2021

SEMI FINAL 2

Sri Lanka Legends vs South Africa Legends

Match at: Shaheed Veer Narayan Singh International Stadium, Raipur

21 March 2021

FINAL

India Legends vs TBD (Sri Lanka Legends or South Africa Legends)

Match at: Shaheed Veer Narayan Singh International Stadium, Raipur

While 19th March remains booked for the semi final 2, we will soon know which team is going to face India Legends in the Final segment of the series.

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