Road Safety World Series is a great initiative by the Indian cricket board and the RTO Chief of Thane to help the victims of the accidents on the Indian roads.
It aims at changing the behavior of people on the roads and makes them concerned about road safety and traffic rules.
Each year around 1.5 – 2 lakh people die in road accidents in India and according to the estimate, one person dies every 4 minutes.
In this series, you will get a chance to watch the veteran cricketers playing for their country and spreading a positive vibe to the crowd.
TEAMS PARTICIPATING IN THIS SERIES
Basically 5 teams are participating in the road safety series.
It will be T20 Series with some of the renound teams being a part of it.
In today’s era, t20 has become a trend and people enjoy watching it. And that’s the reason behind cricket board selecting this series to be a t20.
This entire series will be compact and entertaining and we will get to see cricket legends of all these five countries showcasing their unique talents.
The countries being a part of it are INDIA, AUSTRALIA, SRI LANKA, WEST INDIES, SOUTH AFRICA.
NAMES OF THE TEAMS
Here is the list of names of the respective countries -:
- INDIA LEGENDS
- WEST INDIES LEGENDS
- SRI LANKA LEGENDS
- AUSTRALIA LEGENDS
- SOUTH AFRICA LEGENDS
Each team has legends added to their country name which defines the eleven legendary cricketers playing for the country. Starting from the GOD OF CRICKET to MR. PACE you will find all the legends playing for their country and being a part of this ROAD SAFETY WOLRD SERIES.
LIST OF PLAYERS OF ALL 5 COUNTRIES
S. Tendulkar, Virendra Sehwag, Yuvraj Singh, Zaheer Khan, Irfan Pathan, Ajit Agarkar, Sanjay Bangar, Munaf Patel, Mohammad Kaif, Pragyan Ojha, Sairaj Bahutule, Sameer Dighe
Brett Lee, Brad Hodge, Brett Geeves, Clint, Mckay, George Grean, Jason Krejza, Mark Cosgrove, Nathan Reardon, Rob Quiney, Shane Lee, Travis Birt, Xavier Doherty
Brian Lee, Yohan Blake, S Chanderpaul, R Sarwan, Adam Sanford, Carl Hooper, Danza Hyaat, Darren Ganga, Pedro Collins, Richardo Powell, Ridley Jacobs, Samuel Badree, Suleiman Benn
TM Dilshan, D Wijesinghe, C Kapugedara, C Vaas, F Maharoof, M Atapattu, M Muralitharan, R Herath, R Kaluwitharana, S Senanayeka, T Tushara, T Kandamby, Upul Chandana
Jonty Rhodes, Andrew James, Andrew Hall, Garnett Kruger, J Rudolph, Albie Morkel, JJ Van Der Wath, Neil Rhodes, Lance Klusener, Martin Jaarsveld, Morne Van WYK, Paul Harris, Ryan Mclaren
HOW MANY MATCHES WILL BE PLAYED?
A total of 11 matches will be played in the entire tournament and each team will have an opportunity to play 2 matches.
At last, after the end of the leagues, the first two teams at the top of the point table will clash against each other in the finals.
SCHEDULE OF THE ROAD SAFETY WORLD SERIES
MARCH 7, SATURDAY – India Legends vs West Indies Legends, Wankhede Stadium, Mumbai
MARCH 8, SUNDAY – Australia Legends vs Sri Lanka Legends, Wankhede Stadium, Mumbai
MARCH 10, TUESDAY – India Legends vs Sri Lanka Legends, DY Patil Stadium, Navi Mumbai
MARCH 11, WEDNESDAY – West Indies Legends vs South Africa Legends, DY Patil Stadium, Navi Mumbai
MARCH 13, FRIDAY – South Africa Legends vs Sri Lanka Legends, DY Patil Stadium, Navi Mumbai
MARCH 14, SATURDAY – India Legends vs South Africa Legends, MCA Stadium, Pune
MARCH 16, MONDAY – Australia Legends vs West Indies Legends, MCA Stadium, Pune
MARCH 17, TUESDAY – West Indies Legends vs Sri Lanka Legends, MCA Stadium, Pune
MARCH 19, THURSDAY – Australia Legends vs South Africa Legends, DY Patil Stadium, Navi Mumbai
MARCH 20, FRIDAY – India Legends vs Australia Legends, MCA Stadium, Pune
MARCH 22, SUNDAY – FINAL, Brabourne Stadium, Mumbai
HOW WILL THE SOCIETY GET BENEFITED BY THIS ROAD SAFETY WOLRD SERIES?
The revenue generated from the tickets, broadcasting and all kind of marketing sources will be used for the treatment of the people who got physically disabled due to road accidents.
The tickets for the matches can be booked through BOOK MY SHOW and the prices for the tickets are quite affordable.
Being a citizen of this country it is also our responsibility to be a part of this good deed and help the victims of road accidents as well as sharing a positive awareness about road safety in the society.