Due to the COVID-19 epidemic last year, the first edition of the Road Safety World Series was discontinued after only four matches. A year later, the Road Safety World Series has resumed from March 5 and we hope it goes smoothly from here. Australia Legends will not be part of the tournament due to travel restrictions. Two new teams were extended England Legend and Bangladesh Legend.
Let’s know about in detail: Road Safety World Series 2021 schedule, team, venue, format, point table.
What Is Road Safety World Series
Road Safety World Series also called Unacademy Road Safety World Series. This series was organized by Maharashtra Road Safety Cell for road safety awareness in India. Ravi Gaikwad is the founder of the Road Safety Series and Sachin Tendulkar is the brand ambassador. Retired players from Six Countries (India, England, Sri Lanka, West Indies, South Africa, Australia, and Bangladesh.) Were supposed to play in the road safety series 2021 but the Australia Legend of Travel Restriction will not be able to play this series. This series was announced on March 7, 2020.
Road Safety World Series Squad For 2021
A total of 110 retired cricketers were scheduled to play in the tournament.
Australia Legends Dismissed from the tournament due to an inability to travel in India due to strict COVID-19 restrictions in Australia. England Legends and Bangladesh Legends replaced Brett Lee-led Australia Legends.
Yusuf Pathan, Vinay Kumar, Subramanian Badrinath, Naman Ojha, and Noel David were included in India’s Legend Team for the year 2021, replacing Zaheer Khan, Ajit Agarkar, Samee Dighe, Abe Kuruvilla, Sanjay Bangar, and Sairaj Bahutule.
India Legends: Sachin Tendulkar (Captain), Virender Sehwag, Yuvraj Singh, Mohammed Kaif, Yusuf Pathan, Naman Ojha, Zaheer Khan, Pragyan Ojha, Noel David, Munaf Patel, Irfan Pathan, Manpreet Gony
South Africa Legends: Jonty Rhodes (Captain), Morne Van Wyk, Alviro Petersen, Nicky Boje, Andrew Puttick, Thandi Tshabalala, Loots Bosman, Llyod Norris Jones, Zander de Bruyn, Monde Zondeki, Garnett Kruger, Roger Telemachus, Makhaya Ntini, Justin Kemp
Sri Lanka Legends: Tillakaratne Dilshan (Captain), Upul Tharanga, Chamara Silva, Chinthaka Jayasinghe, Thilan Thushara, Nuwan Kulasekara, Russel Arnold, Ajantha Mendis, Farveez Maharoof, Sanath Jayasuriya, Manjula Prasad, Malinda Warnapura, Dammika Prasad, Rangana Herath, Chamara Kapugedra, Dulanjana Wijesinghe
West Indies Legends: Brian Lara (Captain), Dinanath Ramnarine, Adam Sanford, Carl Hooper, Dwayne Smith, Ryan Austin, William Perkins, Mahendra Nagamootoo, Pedro Collins, Ridley Jacobs, Narsingh Deonarine, Tino Best, Sulieman Benn
England Legends: Kevin Pietersen (Captain), Owais Shah, Philip Mustard, Monty Panesar, Nick Compton, Kabir Ali, Usman Afzaal, Matthew Hoggard, James Tindall, Chris Tremlett, Sajid Mahmood, James Tredwell, Chris Schoefield, Johnathan Trott, Ryan Sidebottom
Bangladesh Legends: Mohammad Rafique (Captain), Khaled Mahmud, Mohammed Sharif, Mushfiqur Rahman, A N M Mamun Ur Rashed, Nafees Iqbal, Abdur Razzak, Khaled Mashud, Hannan Sarker, Javed Omar, Rajin Saleh, Mehrab Hossain, Aftab Ahmed, Alamgir Kabir
Road Safety World Series Schedule 2021
|India legends vs Bangladesh legends||5-Mar||7:00 PM||Friday|
|Sri Lanka legends vs West Indies legends||6-Mar||7:00 PM||Saturday|
|England legends vs Bangladesh legends||7-Mar||7:00 PM||Sunday|
|South Africa legends vs Sri Lanka legends||8-Mar||7:00 PM||Monday|
|India legends vs England legends||9-Mar||7:00 PM||Tuesday|
|Bangladesh legends vs Sri Lanka legends||10-Mar||7:00 PM||Wednesday|
|England legends vs South Africa legends||11-Mar||7:00 PM||Thursday|
|Bangladesh legends vs West Indies legends||12-Mar||7:00 PM||Friday|
|India legends vs South Africa legends||13-Mar||7:00 PM||Saturday|
|Sri Lanka legends vs England legends||14-Mar||7:00 PM||Sunday|
|South Africa legends vs Bangladesh legends||15-Mar||7:00 PM||Monday|
|England legends vs West Indies legends||16-Mar||7:00 PM||Tuesday|
|India legends vs West Indies legends||17-Mar||7:00 PM||Wednesday|
|South Africa legends vs Sri Lanka legends||19-Mar||7:00 PM||Friday|
|India legends vs Sri Lanka legends||21-Mar||7:00 PM||Sunday|
Road Safety World Series T20 2020-21 – Points Table
|Sri Lanka Legends||6||5||1||0||0||20||+1.731|
|South Africa Legends||6||4||2||0||0||16||-0.349|
|West Indies Legends||6||3||3||0||0||12||-0.277|
Most Runs In RSWS:
|6||Morne van Wyk||5||5||175||43.75||119.05||19||5|
Most Wickets In RSWS:
Watch Road Safety World Series On-
You can see all the matches of the Road Safety Series on COLORS Cineplex, COLORS Kannada Cinema, FTA channel Rishtey Cineplex from 7 pm IST onwards.
Road Safety World Series Live Streaming
Fans can also watch road safety T20 matches live on their smartphone or tablet either on the Jio Tv, Voot, and websites.
Road Safety World Series 2021 Tickets
You can book the Road Safety World Series 2021 Match Ticket from Book My Show. The ticket price starts from Rs 100 onwards and the semi-final and final tickets will start from Rs 500 onwards.
Road Safety World Series T-20 2020-21 Sponsors
- In 2020 Viacom18’s Colors Cineplex is the broadcast partner while Voot and Jio are the digital partners of Road Safety World Series.
- In 2021 Usha International named ground sponsors as cricket legends assemble in Raipur.
Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ)
1. Where is the road safety world series played?
Ans- All Matches of the Series is played on the newly-built Shaheed Veer Narayan Singh International Cricket Stadium in Raipur.
2. What is the aim of the Road Safety World Series?
Ans- The aim of this series is to create awareness of road safety in the country.
3. Who is the sponsor of the Road Safety World Series?
Ans- Viacom18’s Colors Cineplex is the broadcast partner while Voot and Jio are the digital partners of the Road Safety World Series 2020. In 2021 Usha International named ground sponsors as cricket legends assemble in Raipur.
4. Where can i see the live streaming of the road safety World Series?
Ans- You can watch road safety T20 matches live on your smartphone or tablet either on the Jio Tv, Voot, and websites.
5. Where can i buy tickets for the road safety world series?
Ans- You can book the Match Ticket from Book My Show.