Sachin Tendulkar's India Legends will take on Brian Lara's West Indies Legends. (Photo Credit: IANS)
Sachin Tendulkar's India Legends will take on West Indies Legends at Wankhede Stadium on March 7 in the upcoming Road Safety World Series 2020. The India Legends have announced the squad for the upcoming event. Those who have been included in the squad are former Indian cricketers Ajit Agarkar, Irfan Pathan, Munaf Patel.
As per the series schedule released on Thursday, a total of 11 matches will be played in the tournament. The series will feature some big names in cricket from India, Australia, Sri Lanka, West Indies and South Africa like Sachin Tendulkar, Virender Sehwag, Yuvraj Singh, Zaheer Khan, Brian Lara, Shivnarine Chanderpaul, Brett Lee, Brad Hodge, Jonty Rhodes, Muttiah Muralitharan, Tillakaratne Dilshan and Ajantha Mendis.
According to the organisers, the series aims to create awareness about road safety.
Two of these 11 matches will be played at Wankhede, four at the Maharashtra Cricket Association stadium in Pune, four at D Y Patil Stadium in Navi Mumbai and the final game will be played at Brabourne Stadium here on March 22.
Pune will host two India matches (against South Africa Legends on March 14 and Australia Legends on March 20), while Wankhede and D Y Patil will host one match each featuring the host team. India Legends led by Tendulkar will play against Sri Lanka Legends at D Y Patil on March 10.
Former India captain Sunil Gavaskar is the commissioner of the series and the games will commence at 7 pm.
India Legends squad: Sachin Tendulkar (C), Virender Sehwag, Yuvraj Singh, Irfan Pathan, Sameer Dighe (WK), Zaheer Khan, Ajit Agarkar, Sanjay Bangar, Munaf Patel, Mohammad Kaif, Pragyan Ojha, Sairaj Bahutule.
With PTI Inputs