At 41, Zaheer Khan is just not at the height of health however the former India quick bowler turned back the clock throughout the Road Safety World Series opener between India Legends and West Indies legends at the Wankhede Stadium, Mumbai as he took a stunning catch to dismiss Ricardo Powell. In an try to attain rapidly, Powell performed a lofted shot in the direction of deep sq. leg however Zaheer was current at the fitting place. The pacer took a soar and caught the ball with his outstretched proper hand because the stadium erupted in applause.
Sachin Tendulkar was extraordinarily impressed with the trouble and throughout the submit match presentation, he stated that he has seen Zaheer really feel like this.
India Legends secured an enormous seven-wicket victory in opposition to West Indies Legends. Chasing 151, India Legends witnessed a stunning begin with openers Sachin Tendulkar and Virender Sehwag taking part in brilliantly.
India Legends have been at 83 once they misplaced their first wicket. Tendulkar, who performed a knock of 36 runs, was dismissed by Sulieman Benn within the 11th over. Sehwag saved hitting boundaries and accomplished his half-century.
Carl Hooper then got here out furiously within the 17th over as he picked two wickets off the primary two balls of the over. Yuvraj Singh then took the sphere and accompanied Sehwag.
Sehwag performed an unbeaten knock of 74 runs which powered his aspect to an enormous victory within the match.
Earlier, after being requested to bat first, West Indies Legends acquired off to a flying begin as Shivnarine Chanderpaul and Daren Ganga struck common boundaries.
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Zaheer Khan supplied India with their first breakthrough as he bowled Ganga (32). Brian Lara (17) then got here out to bat however failed to go away a mark as Irfan Pathan acquired maintain of him.
Danza Hyatt then joined Chanderpaul out on the sphere and performed furiously. Both the gamers took their aspect over the 100-run mark within the 13th over. Pragyan Ojha then broke the partnership as he took the wicket of Hyatt (12).
India Legends bowlers then made a scintillating comeback within the recreation and utterly dominated West Indies Legends. The Lara-led aspect saved on shedding wickets and solely managed to attain 150 runs within the allotted 20 overs.
(With ANI inputs)