The 90s kids just cannot deny the fact of having fun times watching Sachin Tendulkar and Brian Lara batting for their respective countries. Both of the legends are the reason why cricket has never seen a downfall since the ’80s and till now. Well, you have a reason to celebrate now, as the two batsmen from different walks of life will return to the field for the Road Safety World Series in India next year.
Lara and Sachin will be seen playing again
Giving head to head competition to each other, both batsmen dominated the world cricket by outplaying various batsmen from their era. Talking about status, the little master had scored 15,291 runs in 200 Tests at an average of 53.78, with 51 hundred and 68 fifties. Meanwhile, Lara had scored 11,953 runs in 131 Tests at an average of 52.88 with 34 hundred and 48 fifties and a highest score of 400 runs not out. Although their batting average is similar, the ranking of Tendulkar makes his test appearance richer than Lara.
Bringing back the old days, Brian Lara and Sachin Tendulkar will return to the field for the Road Safety World Series in India next year. The following contest will be a Twenty20 tournament played between retired cricketers from all five countries including Australia, South Africa, Sri Lanka, West Indies, and India.
Legends from 5 countries
The two legends will be joined by Australian Brett Lee, Sri Lankan Tillakaratne Dilshan and South Africa’s Jonty Rhodes, Virendra Sehwag, Muttiah Muralitharan and many more. The tournament will kick start from February 2nd to 16th in Mumbai.
The organizers developing this event are Professional Management Group and the Road Safety Cell of the Maharashtra government. For now, it is reported that 110 players (retired) have confirmed their participation in the tournament.
The tournament will feature the following teams: India Legends, Australia Legends, South Africa Legends, Sri Lanka Legends and West Indies Legends.