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Road Safety World Series season 2 likely to kickoff on September 9

It seems like the competition is set for a grand comeback in a little over a month's time.

Saurabh GangulyAuthor

Updated - 24 July 2022 05:04 PM

RSWS 2022

Over a year after the inaugural season of the Road Safety World Series was organised, it is now being reported that the second season of the T20 tournament meant exclusively for retired cricketers will undergo in September. Sources close to SportsTiger have suggested the same also adding that Lucknow could host the first match.

In the inaugural season, a total of 7 teams participated namely India Legends, Sri Lanka Legends, South Africa Legends, Australia Legends, West Indies Legends, Bangladesh Legends and England Legends. Ultimately, it was the India Legends side that emerged as the champion after beating Sri Lanka Legends in the final.

Ever since the successful completion of the first season which was interrupted by COVID-19 in the middle before it resumed and managed to entertain cricket fans, fans wanted to know when will the second edition happen and now it seems like the competition is set for a grand comeback in a little over a month's time.

Meanwhile, another T20 tournament for retired cricketers - the Legends League Cricket (LLC), is also expected to happen in India in the month of September. It was reported earlier that the second season of LLC has been moved to India from Oman keeping in mind the huge fan base in the country.

"We have been constantly receiving requests from fans to hold the series in India and we are excited to bring the Legends League second season back home. We have the maximum number of cricket fans here in India," LLC, Co-Founder and CEO, Raman Raheja said.

"The first season had maximum viewership from India, followed by Pakistan and Sri Lanka followed by the rest of the world. We hope to give a better experience to our viewers and cricket enthusiasts. We are sure that the cricketing fans will rejoice in our decision to shift the base to India as the excitement of watching live cricket cannot be matched," he added.

Ex-cricketers like Harbhajan Singh, Eoin Morgan, Dale Steyn, Jacques Kallis, Irfan Pathan, Yusuf Pathan and S Sreesanth have already confirmed their participation in LLC.

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