Sachin-Sehwag blitz, Chanderpaul’s stance, Zak’s yorker: How the 90’s came back with Road Safety Series
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Updated: March 7, 2020 11:18:33 pm


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Sachin Tendulkar confirmed his class, Virender Sehwag opened his account with a boundary, Zaheer Khan delivered a fiery yorker whereas Yuvraj Singh batted with magnificence. No, this isn’t a script from an India match from the bygone period however moments from a memorable first match between India Legends and West Indies Legends in the Road Safety Series World T20 2020.

Fans got a style of the good previous days when the evergreen Shivnarine Chanderpaul additionally batted with his usual model.

The 45-year-old confirmed no indicators of rustiness and top-scored for the Windies with a fluent 61 off 41 balls which included six boundaries and two maximums. Courtesy of his knock West Indies posted a aggressive 150/eight of their 20 overs.

Chanderpaul in the inaugural match of Road Safety World Series scored a nicely made 50 of simply 33 balls at a strike charge of 150. He ran 20 runs in 1s and 2s.

For India, Zaheer Khan was the star on the area with a surprising catch to do away with Ricardo Powell and a fiery yorker which castled Ridley Jacobs.

Coming out to bat amidst huge roars the famed Indian opening pair of Sachin and Sehwag minimize free and collectively destroying opponent, virtually sealing the sport.

The sight of Sehwag smashing Pedro Collins for a first-ball 4 despatched followers right into a tizzy. Unperturbed by the event the right-hander was heard buzzing a tune similar to it was once.

While Sachin scored a masterful 36 off 29 ( seven fours), Sehwag bludgeoned his solution to a brisk fifty.

It was Sehwag who completed it off in model with a boundary over additional cowl to seal the deal with 4 runs. While he remained unbeaten on 74 off 57 balls, for India legends, it was a complete seven-wicket win.

However, greater than the consequence this match will likely be greatest remembered for its sheer moments of nostalgia. For instance, Sachin and Sehwag strolling collectively for the first time since the 2011 World Cup at Wankhede.

Or Sachin going berserk and smashing Tino Best for 3 consecutive boundaries and Wankhede erupting in chants of – ‘Sachin…Sachin’

Some of the photographs that Tendulkar performed additionally made it look like he was by no means out of contact from the sport.

Towards the finish, even Yuvraj Singh had joined the occasion with a six back previous the bowler for half-a-dozen.

An overjoyed Tendulkar spoke after the match and stated: “It’s fantastic to see a full house. It’s special to be back here after 2013. The atmosphere was buzzing througout the game. We have to enjoy ourselves, give our best. I played one over in Australia, but I had to borrow everything while playing there. I am so happy this tournament is happening, it’s all about awareness. You can’t things for granted while driving, you need to be aware and follow the rules. Zak couldn’t hear me at all, but that was a magnificent catch by him. We need to celebrate tonight just because of that catch. Through this medium, sport has a power to bring everyone together. Although India is not playing, the crowd should come out and support us.”

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