In India Legends’ semi-final victory over Australia Legends. In the Road Safety World Series 2022. Sachin Tendulkar, the captain of the team, was spotted joking around. And talked with Irfan Pathan’s son, Imran. Imran heard.
“How did we win the game today?”
He (Pathan) went and hit [tup tup tup] sixes.
“That’s why we won.”
And the caption of the video was,
“And that’s how we won the game!”.
The India Legends squad, captained by Sachin Tendulkar, defeated the Australia Legends team, led by Shane Watson, by five wickets in the semifinal to advance to the Road Safety Series 2022 final.
Irfan’s lightning-quick 37 off 12 balls and Naman Ojha’s magnificent 90-run innings helped India Legends prepare for their summit match against Sri Lanka Legends.
Pathan’ Stood up Sachin Tendulkar
When India Legends were having trouble. Pathan assumed the role of the finisher. And smashed an unbeaten 39-run knock with four sixes and two boundaries.
Notably, he hit four sixes against legendary Australian bowler Dirk Nannes, including one in the match’s 17th over and three more in its last over.
One run in five deliveries is that required for Pathan. To complete the victory as he struck Brett Lee for a four over midwicket.
After the semi-final match, which was supposed to end on Wednesday only, was postponed due to persistent rains, the contest had to last for two days. Australia had reached 136/5 after 17 overs when the rain suspended the game. At 3:30 IST on Thursday, the game picked up where it left off.
While Shane Watson and Cameron White each contributed a cameo of 30, Ben Dunk and Alex Doolan each played knocks of 46 and 35.
The Road Safety World Series 2022 final took place in Raipur’s Shaheed Veer Narayan Singh International Stadium on Saturday, with India Legends defeating Sri Lanka Legends by a score of 33 runs.
In 18.5 overs, Sri Lanka was bowled out for 162 after setting a target of 196 runs. Vinay Kumar claimed a three-wicket haul. Initially, India’s captain Sachin Tendulkar chose to bat after winning the toss.
India scored 195 for six in 20 overs thanks to Naman Ojha’s undefeated innings of 108 runs off 71 balls.
Additionally, he hit two sixes and 15 fours in his inning. Nuwan Kulasekara, who was playing well for Sri Lanka, took three wickets in three overs.
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