Kevin Pietersen will lead England Legends within the upcoming Road Safety World Series scheduled to start out on the Shaheed Veer Narayan Singh International Cricket Stadium in Raipur from March 5. Bangladesh Legends, who’ve been included as a substitute for the Australian Legends, will see former skipper Khaled Mahmud main the aspect within the showpiece occasion. Matthew Hoggard, Owais Shah, Monty Panesar, Nick Compton are among the different key members of the England Legends squad. Bangladesh Legends have Nafees Iqbal, Abdur Razzaq, and Mohd Rafique amongst others of their ranks.
The England staff is scheduled to land in Raipur from London by way of Delhi on Friday, whereas the Bangladesh staff is scheduled to achieve Raipur from Dhaka by way of Kolkata on Saturday.
Indian legends will tackle their Bangladesh counterparts within the first match of the event on March 5. England legends will open their account towards Bangladesh on March 7.
England Legends: Kevin Pietersen, Owais Shah, Philip Mustard, Monty Panesar, Nick Crompton, Kabir Al, Sajid Mahmood, James Tredwell, Chris Schofield, Jonathan Trott, Ryan Sidebottom, Usman Afzaal, Matthew Hoggard, James Tindall.
Bangladesh Legends: Khaled Mahmud, Nafees Iqbal, Mohd Rafique, Abdur Razzaq, Khalid Mashud, Hanan Sarkar, Javed Omar, Rajin Saleh, Mehrab Hossain, Aftab Ahmed, Alamgir Kabir. MD.Sharif Mushfiqur Rahman, Mamoon Rashid.
An array of stars together with Sachin Tendulkar, Virender Sehwag, Brian Lara, Tillakaratne Dilshan, Muttiah Muralitharan and lots of extra legends of six cricket taking part in nations — England, South Africa, Sri Lanka, West Indies, Bangladesh and host India — will likely be again on the sphere to recreate the magic within the annual T20 cricket event, organised to create consciousness in direction of street security within the nation.
The newly-built 65,000 capability stadium in Raipur will likely be open for 50 per cent attendance as per the SOP issued by the Central Government. Earlier, Australia legends pulled out of the event citing an incapability to journey as a result of strict COVID-19 restrictions Down Under.
The Road Safety World Series is an initiative by the Road Safety Cell of Maharashtra in affiliation with the Professional Management Group (PMG) spearheaded by Sunil Gavaskar because the Commissioner of the Series, and Sachin Tendulkar is the model ambassador of the league.
The first version of the collection needed to be known as off after 4 video games on March 11 final 12 months, because of the Covid-19 scenario worldwide.
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