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India legends to take on Bangladesh for match number one in Road Safety Series

By Chaitanya Laxman
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The action of the Road Safety Series is all set to resume. The tournament will be played between March 5 to March 21 and will see six teams battling against each other. The first match of the tournament will be played between India Legends and Bangladesh Legends. All the matches will be held at Shaheed Veer Narayan Singh International Cricket Stadium in Raipur.

What is the Road Safety Series?

The Road Safety Series an initiative by the Road Safety Cell of Maharashtra in association with the Professional Management Group (PMG) which is led by former India cricketer Sunil Gavaskar, who is the Commissioner of the Series, and Tendulkar, who is the brand ambassador. It is held to spread awareness towards road safety,

The series had in fact started in 2020 but was called off due to the pandemic. This year, the organizers are keen to organize the tournament. England Legends and Bangladesh Legends are the two new teams in the tournament while Australia Legends have pulled out of the event because of the coronavirus-related travel restrictions in their country.

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A media release by the organizers said that an array of stars including Sachin Tendulkar, Virender Sehwag, Brian Lara, Bret Lee, Tillakaratne Dilshan, Muttiah Muralitharan and many more legends of five cricket playing nations – Australia, South Africa, Sri Lanka, West Indies and India – will be back in the field to recreate the magic of old in the annual T20 cricket tournament, organized to create awareness towards road safety in the country.

Where can I watch the Road Safety Series?

The tournament will be Live on COLORS Cineplex, COLORS Kannada Cinema, FTA channel Rishtey Cineplex and live stream on VOOT and Jio. All the matches start at 7:00 PM IST.

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Road Safety Series: Complete schedule

March 5: India Legends vs. Bangladesh Legends
March 6: Sri Lanka Legends vs. West Indies Legends
March 7: England Legends vs. Bangladesh Legends
March 8: South Africa Legends vs. Sri Lanka Legends
March 9: India Legends vs. England Legends
March 10: Bangladesh Legends vs. Sri Lanka Legends
March 11: England Legends vs. South Africa Legends
March 12: Bangladesh Legends vs. West Indies Legends
March 13: India Legends vs. South Africa Legends
March 14: Sri Lanka Legends vs. England Legends
March 15: South Africa Legends vs. Bangladesh Legends
March 16: England Legends vs. West Indies Legends
March 17: Semi-final 1
March 18: Semi-final 2
March 21: FINAL

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Chaitanya Laxman

A cricket nomad who prefers the commentary box over the crease to enjoy the game of cricket. Writes reads and talks about the stories behind the game.