Date: 28 September 2022
Time: 07:30 PM IST
Venue: Shaheed Veer Narayan Singh International Stadium, Raipur
Ball-by-ball commentary: SportsTiger App
The Road Safety Series 2022 has come to its business end. Just 3 more matches to go before we know the winner of this year’s tournament. India Legends, Australia Legends, Sri Lanka Legends and West Indies Legends are the top four times who are in title contention. The first semi-final will be played between defending champions India Legends and Australia Legends in Raipur on Wednesday. Meanwhile, the second semi-final will be played between Sri Lanka Legends and West Indies Legends on Thursday at the same venue.
The pitch out here has been a batting paradise. With India Legends and Australia Legends, both in terrific form, we can expect over 200 total in both the innings.
Indian Legends are placed at the 3rd spot in the RSWS 2022 points table with 2 wins and 1 loss from their 5 matches of the league. Stuart Bunny and Sachin Tendulkar are the two tops scorers for India Legends and a lot will be dependent on them on a high scoring pitch.
Stuart Binny has so far scored 100 runs at a strike rate of 188. Meanwhile, skipper Sachin Tendulkar has made 75 runs at a strike rate of 156.
When it comes to bowling, Pragyan Ojha has been their best bowler, picking up 6 wickets while bowling at an average of 15. He will be the main man for the India Legends when it comes to stopping the runs.
Sachin Tendulkar (c), Naman Ojha (wk), Suresh Raina, Yusuf Pathan, Stuart Binny, Irfan Pathan, Manpreet Gony, Pragyan Ojha, R Pawar, Rahul Sharma
On the other hand, Australia Legends are placed at the 2nd spot in the Road Safety World Series 2022 points table with 3 wins and 1 loss. The team has 14 points. Opener Shane Watson has shown his prime form as he has been the top scorer in the league with 209 runs at a strike rate of 174.
Bryce McGain has been the best bowler for Australia Legends and has picked up 5 wickets while bowling at an average of 19.
Shane Watson (C), Ben Dunk, Brad Hodge, Alex Doolan, Stuart Clark, Brad Haddin, Bryce McGain, Brett Lee, Cameron White, George Horlin, Callum Ferguson, John Hastings, Dirk Nannes, Jason Krejza, Nathan Reardon, and Chadd Sayers.
It will be a close content and the team winning the toss will have an added advantage. However, Australia Legends are likely to win with the form their batters are in.
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