Date: 16th March 2021
Time: 7:00 PM (IST)
Venue: Shaheed Veer Narayan Singh Stadium, Raipur
England Legends will lock horns with West Indies Legends in what could prove to be a knockout game for both sides. With the first three spots almost sealed, skippers Kevin Pietersen and Brian Lara will face-off to secure the last available spot in the semi-final.
The English side has had a fairly indifferent campaign so far. After winning the first two contests, they have suffered from back-to-back defeats. It was an utterly dismal batting display against Sri Lanka Legends in the previous contest as they could only manage 78/9 in 20 overs. However, the firepower in their side cannot be ignored with Kevin Pietersen, Phil Mustard and Owais Shah. The bowling has been pretty consistent throughout with Monty Panesar spinning a web around all opponents.
West Indies Legends come into this contest on the back of a thrilling run-chase against Bangladesh Legends. They have found new batting heroes in different matches and are looking a pretty solid outfit. Skipper Brian Lara has been leading from the front and has notched up some vital knocks in the tournament. They have a formidable bowling line-up as well with Tino Best, Sulieman Benn and Ryan Austin.
With the league stages coming to an end with this ultimate showdown, the stage is set for a mouth-watering contest on Tuesday. It will be interesting to see who can hold their nerves in this crucial star-studded contest in Raipur.
Both the teams are expected to go with the same team that featured in the last match.
Players to watch out for
Runs: 139 | SR: 195.77 | Avg: 34.75
Runs: 105 | SR: 110.53 | Avg: 52.50
Wickets: 8 | ER: 4.73 | Avg: 8.88
Wickets: 7 | ER: 5.53 | Avg: 11.86
Probable Playing XI
Phil Mustard (wk), Kevin Pietersen (c), Usman Afzaal, Owais Shah, Darren Maddy, Chris Schofield, James Tredwell, Jim Troughton, Matthew Hoggard, Chris Tremlett, Monty Panesar
West Indies Legends:
William Perkins, Ridley Jacobs (wk), Brian Lara (c), Dwayne Smith, Kirk Edwards, Mahendra Nagamootoo, Tino Best, Suleiman Benn, Dinanath Ramnarine, Adam Sanford, Ryan Austin