Road Safety World Series 2020
Indian cricket legend Sachin Tendulkar faces "India Legends" West Indies and "West Indies Legends" will face "Brian Lara" in the long-awaited opening series match of the non-academic road safety championship at the historic Wankhede Stadium on 7 March.
The tournament, which will see the clash of giants from many countries playing cricket, will see the final match at the Brabourne Stadium in the Indian Cricket Club on March 22nd.
How many teams are involved?
Unacademy World Road Safety Series is the T20 cricket tournament that includes five countries that will show some of the most important names of cricket in India, Australia, Sri Lanka, the West Indies and South Africa.
The five teams are India Legends, West Indies Legends, Australia Legends, Sri Lanka Legends and South Africa Legends.
Who are the players?
Some of the notable players that will appear in the series are former international cricketers Sachin Tendulkar, Virender Shohug, Yuvraj Singh,Zaheer Khan, Brian Lara, Shivnarine Chanderpaul, Brett Lee, Brad Hodge, Jonty Rhodes, Muttiah Muralitharan, Tillakaratne Dilshan, Ajantha Mendis and many others .
The former Commander of India, Padma Bhushan and Living Legend, Sunil Gavaskar is the commissioner of the series.
How many games will be played in this tournament?
Out of a total of 11 (11) games, two games will be played at Wankhede, four at MCA Stadium in Pune, four at DY Patil Stadium in Nerul in Navi Mumbai, and final at the picturesque Brabourne Stadium at Cricket Club in India (CCI) Ground.
Pune will have a rare advantage in organizing two Indian matches (against South Africa's Legends on March 14 and Australia's Legends on March 20), while Wankhede and DY Patil will organize a match with the home team.
What is the reason behind this tournament?
Every year, more than 1.5 to 2 people die on Indian roads due to vehicle accidents; one person dies every 4 minutes and 1,214 traffic accidents happen daily in the country. In the past five years, over 65 Lakh people have been completely disabled.
Since cricket is the most followed sport in the country and cricket players are idols, the series aims to raise awareness about road safety and change people's mindset about their behavior on the roads.There was a lot of excitement about this tournament and people were looking forward to the schedule and tickets, and I'm very happy for the fans and I'm sure it will come in large numbers to encourage legends and also support this important reason of raising awareness about road safety in the country, safety is a serious concern, a person dies every 4 minutes in India and we all have to meet In order to make our roads safe and save a Utah precious human. "
Karan Shroff, vice president of marketing at Unacademy, said: “The Global Road Safety chain unites an issue that we feel deeply, and a sport so dear to TG and their parents, both inside and outside the platform. This partnership will help us penetrate the message we want to convey as a brand, in fact It's exciting to see all the rumors about the tournament, and Unacademy is truly at the heart of everything..
What is the schedule of the Road Safety Series?
Match 1: March 7, 2020: India Legends vs West Indies Legends @ Wankhede (Mumbai)
Match 2: March 8, 2020: Australia Legends vs Sri Lanka Legends @ Wankhede (Mumbai)
Match 3: March 10, 2020: India Legends vs Sri Lanka Legends @ DY Patil (Navi Mumbai)
Match 4: March 11, 2020: West Indies Legends vs South Africa Legends @ @ DY Patil (Navi Mumbai)
Match 5: March 13, 2020: South Africa Legends vs Sri Lanka Legends @ DY Patil (Navi Mumbai)
Match 6: March 14, 2020: India Legends vs South Africa Legends @ MCA Stadium (Pune)
Match 7: March 16, 2020: Australia Legends vs West Indies Legends @ MCA Stadium (Pune)
Match 8: March 17, 2020: West Indies Legends vs Sri Lanka Legends @ MCA Stadium (Pune)
Match 9: March 19, 2020: Australia Legends vs South Africa Legends @ DY Patil (Navi Mumbai)
Match 10: March 20, 2020: India Legends vs Australia Legends @ MCA Stadium (Pune)
Match 11: March 22, 2020: FINAL @ Brabourne Stadium (CCI, Mumbai)
When will the matches start and which are the channels?
All matches will start at 7:00 PM IST and will be broadcast live on COLORS Cineplex and COLORS Kannada Cinema along with VOOT and Jio, which are the digital partners.
Where can one book the tickets?
Match tickets will be broadcasted exclusively on BookMyShow from Friday (February 14) at 6:00 PM onwards. Ticket prices range from Rs. 50 to Rs. 500, giving fans the opportunity to see their favorite players and teams play. Part of the ticket sales revenue will be used to raise awareness about road safety in the country.
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