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Road Safety World Series T20 Match 1 Highlights: Sachin-Sehwag lead India Legends to victory by 7 wickets

Road Safety World Series T20 2020, India Legends vs West Indies Legends Highlights: Sachin Tendulkar won the toss and India Legends bowled first.

By: Sports Desk | Updated: March 10, 2020 1:28:39 pm
Road Safety World Series T20 2020 Match 1 Highlights: Sachin Tendulkar and Sehwag opened the innings for India legends. (Twitter/RSWorldSeries)

Road Safety World Series T20 2020 Match 1 Highlights: Sachin Tendulkar-led India Legends beat West Indies legends in the inaugural match of the Road Safety series at Wankhede in Mumbai on Saturday. Chasing a competitive target of 151 in 20 overs on a dry surface, India cantered home with 7 wickets in hand. Virender Sehwag starred with the bat with an unbeaten 74.

Earlier, West Indies legends after they were asked to bat first by Sachin Tendulkar of the India Legends called correctly. Two of the biggest names in world cricket- Tendulkar and Brian Lara gave fans a chane to relive their memories when they went up against each other in the opening game of the ‘Unacademy Road Safety World Series’, a T20 tournament, which has been given a No Objection Certificate (NOC) by the Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) as well as the International Cricket Council (ICC). (Scroll down for highlights)

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Road Safety World Series T20 2020 Match 1 Highlights:

22:40 (IST)07 Mar 2020
India Legends win by seven wickets!

INDIA LEGENDS WIN! Only 5 runs were needed, and India legends reach the target steadily and then boom, with a boundary by Sehwag! The veterans in Blue win the match with 10 balls to spare. While Sehwag ends his innings on 74* from 57 balls, Yuvraj ended his on 10* from 7 balls. What a spectacle, what an occasion, what a match! 

22:37 (IST)07 Mar 2020
Yuvraj, Sehwag relieves India of pressure

AND A HUMONGOUS SIX! That's the Yuvraj Singh everyone knows and it might just seal the deal for India! Dinanath Ramnarine can only rue his loopy delivery now! And now, Sehwag has got into the act and he hits a brilliant four. 17 runs off the over! FIVE MORE NEEDED! INDL are 146/3 after 18 overs.

22:33 (IST)07 Mar 2020
Hooper, the gamechanger?

But no, it didn't happen! Carl Hooper misses his hat-trick after dismissing Mohammad Kaif and Manpreet Gony, as Yuvraj Singh manages to escape with a leg-bye. The dynamics of the match has changed in this over! Just three runs from it. INDL are 128/3 after 17 overs.

22:30 (IST)07 Mar 2020
Hooper's on a hattrick

AND MANPREET GONY IS BOWLED! Hooper all of a sudden is on a hattrick. INDL are 126/3 after 16.2 overs.

22:29 (IST)07 Mar 2020
WICKET!

GONE! West Indies are striking back in this contest as Carl Hooper dismisses Mohammad Kaif for 14. The Indian batsman's shot landed in the hands of Danza Hyatt who was placed at long-on. INDL are 126/2 after 16.1 overs.

22:23 (IST)07 Mar 2020
India marches on

And the explosiveness continues! The ball right after his fifty, he removes his shackles in the next over and starts smacking Tino Best for boundaries left, right and centre. First one through slip, and then another to backward point. 26 more needed. INDL are 126/1 after 16 overs.

22:18 (IST)07 Mar 2020
Fifty for Sehwag!

No Sachin, no problem! Carl Hooper opened the over and Virender Sehwag absolutely whacked him for a fierce boundary. Three singles later, Sehwag scored his fifty from 47 balls, hitting six fours. Mohammad Kaif is on 14*. INDL are 113/1 after 15 overs.

22:11 (IST)07 Mar 2020
Tendulkar is out

Sachin gone? tv off!! A tossed up delivery outside off, Tendulkar goes for a drive and gets a feather. Standing Ovation For Sachin Tendulkar as he leaves the ground.

22:01 (IST)07 Mar 2020
Stop wherever you are

Virender Sehwag flicks one for a boundary. Tino Best has his hands on his heads. But that is Sehwag. a short ball around middle and leg, Sehwag moves inside the line and glances it over the man at short fine leg. After 10 overs, IND- 83/0

22:00 (IST)07 Mar 2020
Good comeback by Benn

No run, good comeback by Benn after conceding a boundary earlier in the over. Darts this one again and Sehwag gets beaten on his cut. IND- 65/0 after 7 overs

21:42 (IST)07 Mar 2020
Sachin, Sehwag bring up 50 partnership

Sachin and Sahwag are at their best. 59 runs off the powerplay! IND-59/0 after 6 overs

21:37 (IST)07 Mar 2020
Hat-trick boundaries for Tendulkar

The crowd enjoying their legend playing here as targets deposits Benn over extra-cover region. IND- 47/0 after 5 overs

21:27 (IST)07 Mar 2020
Tendulkar turns back the clock

FOUR, the Midas touch. On the pads and Tendulkar glances it past the fielder at short fine leg for his second boundary.

21:23 (IST)07 Mar 2020
Sachin... Sachin... Everywhere.

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21:19 (IST)07 Mar 2020
Legends are Back !!

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21:15 (IST)07 Mar 2020
Sachin, Sehwag open for India once again

Did you hear that roar... SAAAACCHIIIINNNN SAAACCCHIIINN!!!

20:56 (IST)07 Mar 2020
West Indies post 150

West Indies seemed to falter at the end of the innings, but still putting up a decent total of 150 Let's see if India, with Sehwag, Sachin & Yuvraj, gets the job done West Indies 150/8 in 20 overs

20:55 (IST)07 Mar 2020
Best Run Out!!

Tino Best OUT, just after hitting a huge six! West Indies 147/8 in 19.3 overs

20:54 (IST)07 Mar 2020
SIX,

I don't think you'll be able to see a cleaner strike than this one tonight. Best puts on his dancing shoes, gets to the pitch of the length ball and pummels it over long-on off his knee.

20:51 (IST)07 Mar 2020
Chanderpaul gone! Caught by Sameer Dighe!!

Chanderpaul goes after a spectacular innings, scoring a 61 off 41, Caught off edge! Great start to Munaf's final over of the innings! West Indies 135/7 in 18.1 overs

Squads:

India Legends Squad: Virender Sehwag, Sachin Tendulkar(c), Yuvraj Singh, Mohammad Kaif, Zaheer Khan, Sameer Dighe(w), Irfan Pathan, Munaf Patel, Pragyan Ojha, Manpreet Gony, Sanjay Bangar, Abey Kuruvilla, Sairaj Bahutule

West Indies Legends Squad: Brian Lara(c), Shivnarine Chanderpaul, Pedro Collins, Daren Ganga, Tino Best, Sulieman Benn, Samuel Badree, Carl Hooper, Ridley Jacobs(w), Dinanath Ramnarine, Ricardo Powell, Adam Sanford, Danza Hyatt