The opening match of the Unacademy Highway Security World Collection between the Sachin Tendulkar-led India Legends and Brian Lara-led West Indies Legends might be held on Saturday on the Wankhede Stadium right here.
Tendulkar might be taking part in on the Wankhede Stadium for the primary time since he retired in November 13, 2013. The match additionally features significance as a result of will probably be performed to create consciousness about highway security in a rustic the place one individual will get killed in highway mishap each 4 minutes.
The Indian group had an intensive observe session on the CCI on Friday with all gamers getting collectively to do what they’ve been doing greatest for the higher a part of their lives.
India’s 2011 World Cup hero Yuvraj Singh stated, “The physique is drained, however we are going to give our greatest with no matter is remaining. Fairly a number of members of the Indian World Cup successful squad are right here and it is a wonderful feeling to be again with the identical group on the sphere. It is going to be enjoyable however on the identical time will probably be severe cricket on the market, which we’re taking part in for a trigger. Sachin has been training very laborious. Our bowling seems good however fielding might be a priority.”
“Highway security is a vital message that we are attempting to convey by way of this event, and I’m positive the message will attain every one and folks might be targeted on the highway, which they don’t seem to be more often than not. We take into consideration workplace, take into consideration household and lots of different issues even whereas driving whereas we needs to be targeted solely on driving,” he added.
Although Lara might be main the West Indies facet within the five-nation T20 event, it was former West Indies skipper Carl Hooper who led the present on the nets on Friday.
Lara, who confirmed some brilliance of the previous throughout his stint on the Bushfire charity match in Australia just lately, did not bat lengthy however was concentrating on fielding whereas Shivnarine Chanderpaul had a prolonged batting session on the nets.