The Road Safety World Series continues to entertain cricket fans with legends from the past. Cricketers like Sachin Tendulkar, Tillakaratne Dilshan, Jonty Rhodes, Lance Klusener and other such players have featured in the exclusive tournament.
The fifth match of the RSWS 2022 brings England Legends and Sri Lanka Legends against each other. Let’s look at all the details of the upcoming match.
England Legends vs Sri Lanka Legends Team News:
England Legends are being led by Ian Bell in the RSWS 2022. The team features legends like Dimitri Mascarenhas, Chris Tremlett and others. The 40-year-old Bell made 7727 runs in Tests and 5416 runs in ODIs for England. He also played eight T20I matches towards the end of his career and made 188 runs. This will be their debut match for this year’s tournament.
Sri Lanka Legends reached the final of the 2020 edition of RSWS. Led by the sensational Tillakaratne Dilshan, they have started this year’s campaign on a high by defeating Australia in the first match. T Dilshan brought up a statement century in their very first match of the RSWS 2022. The other opener Dilshan Munaweera also reached 95 but couldn’t get to a century as there were no more runs to chase.
Nuwan Kulasekara the former number one ranked bowler still looks lethal as he took four wickets in the first match.
England Legends vs Sri Lanka Legends Squad:
England Legends Squad: Ian Bell (C), Nicholas Compton, Phil Mustard, Chris Tremlett, Darren Maddy, Darren Stevens, James Tindall, Rikki Clarke, Stephen Parry, Tim Ambrose, Dimitri Mascarenhas, Chris Schofield, Jade Dernback, Mal Loye.
Sri Lanka Legends Squad: Tillakaratne Dilshan (C), Kaushalya Weeraratne, Mahela Udawatte, Rumesh Silva, Asela Gunaratne, Chamara Silva, Isuru Udana, Chamara Kapugedera, Chaminda Vaas, Chaturanga De Silva, Chinthaka Jayasinghe, Dhammika Prasad, Dilruwan Perera, Dilshan Munaweera, Ishan Jayaratne, Jeevan Mendis, Nuwan Kulsekara, Sanath Jayasuriya, Upul Tharanga, Thisara Perera.
The pitch at Green Park offers an advantage to batters. However, it has also come up with two matches where teams faltered at 98/10 (Bangladesh) and 99/8 (NZ). On the other hand, India and Sri Lanka were able to cross the 200 mark quite easily.
The weather forecast predicts light rain with an average temperature of 27 degrees Celcius.
England Legends vs Sri Lanka Legends Match Details:
Time: 7:30 PM
Date: 13 September 2022
Venue: Green Park, Kanpur
TV and Live Stream: Colors TV (Viacom 18) and Voot