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Road Safety World Series: Naman Ojha’s century guides Sachin Tendulkar-led India Legends to second straight title win | Cricket News – Times of India

RAIPUR (Chhattisgarh): An unbeaten ton from Naman Ojha and top-class spells from Vinay Kumar and Abhimanyu Mithun helped India Legends clinch their second-straight Road Safety World Series title by defeating Sri Lanka Legends by 33 runs in final at Raipur on Saturday. In the first innings, India put up a huge 195/6 in 20 overs, thanks to a superb 108* off 71 balls by Naman Ojha. Nuwan Kulasekara (3/29) led the Sri Lankan bowling charts with his spell that provided both economy and key wickets. Chasing 196, it was only Ishan Jayaratne (51) who was able to provide a powerful resistance against Indian bowlers, led by Vinay Kumar (3/38). One more trophy in the bag. @sachin_rt @iamyusufpathan #IndiaLegends— Irfan Pathan (@IrfanPathan) 1664681990000Chasing 196, pacer V...

‘We went through a bad phase and now we need tourists back’: Sanath Jayasuriya urges Indians to visit Sri Lanka

Former Sri Lanka batting legend Sanath Jayasuriya, who is a part of the Sri Lanka Legends team in the ongoing Road Safety World Series, has urged all the Indians to come and visit Sri Lanka and help the country come out of the economic crisis. Thilakratne Dilshan-led Sri Lanka Legends have reached finals of the Road Safety World Series 2022 where the Island nation will lock horns with India Legends on Saturday at Raipur’s Shaheed Veer Narayan Singh International Cricket Stadium. Talking to Former India wicketkeeper Saba Karim, Jayasuriya said, “We want more Indians to come and visit Sri Lanka. We have several cultural and nice places to visit in Sri Lanka. We have everything on the small Island.” Shortages of essential supplies in Sri Lanka have eased somewhat in the last month, but nor...