Date: 1 October 2022
Time: 07:30 PM IST
Venue: Shaheed Veer Narayan Singh International Stadium, Raipur
Ball-by-ball commentary: SportsTiger App
After defeating Australia Legends in the semifinals on Wednesday, India Legends head towards the final match of the Road Safety World Series 2022 to defend their title against Sri Lanka Legends, who defeated West Indies Legends in the other semi-final match on Thursday. The RSWS 2022 final will take place on Saturday in Raipur.
The pitch out here has been a batting paradise. A high-scoring run fest is likely to take place on Saturday when in-form teams, India Legends and Sri Lanka Legends face each other in the RSWS final.
India Legends finished the group stage on the third place behind Sri Lanka and Australia Legends, with two wins and three abandoned matches in five games. India Legends had won their previous two head-to-head fixtures against Sri Lanka Legends in 2021 and 2020.
IND L skipper Sachin Tendulkar and all-rounder Yuvraj Singh are in tremendous form while in bowling, all-rounder Yusuf Pathan and spinner Pragyan Ojha have showed a convincing performance in the tournament.
Sachin Tendulkar (c), Harbhajan Singh, Rajesh Pawar, Yuvraj Singh, S Badrinath, Stuart Binny, Vinay Kumar, Irfan Pathan, Naman Ojha (wk), Yusuf Pathan, Suresh Raina, Munaf Patel, Pragyan Ojha, Rahul Sharma, Abhimanyu Mithun, Manpreet Gony, Ravi Gaikwad.
Sri Lanka Legends
After finishing the group stage on the top position with four wins in five games, Sri Lanka Legends will take on the likes of India Legends in the RSWS 2022 final on Saturday. Sri Lanka Legends defeated West Indies Legends by 14 runs in the semifinal game on Friday.
With staggering all-round performance by Tillakaratane Dilshan and presence of in-form batter Upul Tharanga and bowler Nuwan Kulasekara, Sri Lanka Legends will offer a strong competition to the defending champions.
Sanath Jayasuriya, Chaminda Vaas, Tillakaratne Dilshan (c), Chamara Silva, Kaushalya Weeraratne, Upul Tharanga (wk), Chinthaka Jayasinghe, Dilruwan Perera, Jeevan Mendis, Dhammika Prasad, Nuwan Kulasekara, Mahela Udawatte, Chamara Kapugedera, Ishan Jayaratne, Dilshan Munaweera, Isuru Udana, Chaturanga de Silva, Asela Gunaratne.
Both India and Sri Lanka Legends are in good-form and the match is expected to be a high-scoring close contest with the team winning the toss having an added advantage. Although, India Legends have played less matches as compared to Sri Lanka Legends, they are expected to win the RSWS 2022 final considering their past record.
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